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Feature Film Development Lab – Applications CLOSE

August 26 @ 9:00 am AEST


Applications are now open for early-career regionally-based screen director/writers to apply to be part of a workshop led by internationally acclaimed director Nash Edgertonalong with Christiaan and Connor Van Vuuren to develop the comedy science fiction feature film Croak.


Screenworks in partnership with Jungle Entertainment, Midwinter Films and Screen Queensland, with the support of Screen Australia, is proud to be running the four and a half-day Croak Feature Development Lab in Gladstone from November 4th – 8th 2019 with the talented Nash Edgerton as development consultant. Nash will join forces with Jungle Entertainment’s Producer Chloe Rickard, Midwinter Films’ Producer Bridget Callow-Wright and the Van Vuurens to deliver this unique workshop. Together, this team of internationally acclaimed industry professionals will guide early-career director/writers from regional Australia, through the late development stage of the feature film as part of a Development Lab which will be delivered in partnership with Screenworks.

A total of five early-career regionally-based director/writers from across Australia will be selected to travel to Gladstone to participate in the Croak Feature Development Lab. Each participant will be paid a fee of $4,500 in addition to having their travel to Gladstone and their accommodation expenses covered. Screen Queensland has invested in the development of Croak as well as the Development Lab and at least two of the selected director/writers will be from regional Queensland.



Croak is an original concept written by Shane Brady and co-written by Priscilla Cameron for Jungle Entertainment and Midwinter Films with Christiaan Van Vuuren and Connor Van Vuuren as directors and developed with investment from Screen Queensland and Screen Australia.


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Gladstone, QLD 4680 Australia + Google Map