INVITATION TO ATTEND WORKSHOP WITH INDIGENOUS FILMMAKER RICHARD FRANKLIN -JUNE 2
On Thursday, June 2, ScreenWest will be hosting "A Conversation with Richard Franklin" for Indigenous filmmakers at Yirra Yaakin Theatre. The workshop will run from 10.30am-11.30am. Please RSVP to Lynette Narkle on 9224 7347.
The Perth Actors Collective (PAC) Script Lab is holding a reading of Richard Franklin's film script "To Hell and Bourke" (currently in development) on Wednesday the June 1 at 6pm, Level 1, 90 King Street in Perth. If you would like to attend please RSVP to email@example.com
Richard Frankland is one of Australia's most experienced Indigenous filmmakers, as well as a playwright, composer, musician and activist. Born on the coast in South-West Victoria, Richard has worked as a soldier, fisherman, and Field Officer during the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
His work on the Royal Commission lead to being a presenter and co-writer of the AFI Award winning documentary Who Killed Malcolm Smith.
In 1993 Richard co-wrote and directed his first documentary with John Foss titled Songlines. That same year they formed Golden Seahorse Productions (GSP). GSP is Australia's first independent Indigenous film and television production company.
Since then Richard has written, directed and produced a wide range of video, documentary and film projects including No Way To Forget (Un Certain Regard, Cannes), After Mabo and Harry's War (winning a series of Best Short Film awards in Australia, Europe and the USA).Richard has delivered a wide range of cross-cultural awareness speeches and workshops to business, government and educational institutions and continued working in series television, firstly as a script consultant and then as director on Australia's top rating police drama series Blue Heelers.He also works as a script assessor for the Australian Film Commission.