October 12th to 16th 2014 is the place to be for the all film industry folk for Australian International Movie Convention. Some of the highlights are now gearing up for this year event.
Join John Jarratt for a first time sneak peek of STALKHER

2:00pm on Tuesday 14 October in the Pavilion Ballroom.

Prepare yourself for a unique insight from John Jarratt (Director/Lead Actor), Kaarin Fairfax (Co-Director/Lead Actor) and Alan Finney (Executive Producer) as they present this first sneak peek of STALKHER – Australia’s own “MISERY meets WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?”.

From Ozpix Entertainment and Backlot Films, STALKHER is described as “an inappropriately funny, dark, romantic thriller”.
Industry experts to discuss the future of cinema on Tuesday 14 October…

Join a panel of Australian and international industry experts as they discuss our ever-changing, fast-moving and dynamic business and share their perspectives on what the future holds – 2:30pm on Tuesday 14 October in the Pavilion Ballroom.

Panellists will include:

John Fithian – Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Theater Owners (US)
Curt Behlmer – Senior Vice-President of Content Solutions & Industry Relations, Dolby Laboratories Inc
Michael Bosworth – General Manager, Christie Digital Systems Australia
Stephen Basil-Jones – Executive Vice-President, Australia, New Zealand & Northern Asia, Sony Pictures Releasing
Kirk Edwards – Chief Executive Officer, Village Cinemas Australia
Moderator: Ian Sutherland – Group Director Marketing, Amalgamated Holdings Limited; Board Member, Australians In Film Los Angeles; Board Member, Australian Film Institute/Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts; Producer, RECLAIM
Guest speakers to inform, inspire and intrigue…

AIMC guest presenters throughout the week will uncover consumer trends and industry initiatives including:

Movie Times Website relaunch – 10:30am on Monday 13 October – an update on the recently relaunched industry initiative Movie Times – now listing session times for almost every film at almost every cinema across Australia – presented by Paul Johnson – Chairman, Movie Times

Australia 3D Market – 2:00pm on Tuesday 14 October – highlighting recent consumer market research conducted in the Australian market and presented by Robert Mayson – Managing Director, RealD Europe Inc.

A Snapshot of How Australians are Watching Movies, In Cinema and Online – 2:30pm on Wednesday 15 October – presented by Lori Flekser – Executive Director, IP Awareness Foundation.

The Natalie Miller Fellowship – 2:45pm on Wednesday 15 October – guest presenter Rachel Okine – Senior Production and Acquisitions Executive, provides an introduction to the Fellowship and its role in inspiring the future female leaders of the screen industry. – New Choices for Cinema Audiences – 3:00pm on Wednesday 15 October – Danny Lachevre – Managing Director, FanForce presents a revolutionary new online platform for exhibitors, distributors and fans that guarantees packed sessions!

View the full program online…

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