In support of the 2023 Youth Short Film Competition, the Barossa Film Club is pleased to announce a series of workshops and one-on-one online mentoring sessions with Adelaide-based film-maker Anthony Frith.
These workshops were possible thanks to the generous support of the Barossa Council, Barossa Regional University Campus and the YSFC sponsors: Rockford Wines, Pam O’Donnell and The Barossa Coop.
How To Make A Short Film – a workshop for budding film-makers
Aimed at young film-makers interested in the Youth Short Film Competition, the workshop will provide a practical introduction, taking participants from idea to submission. There will be an opportunity after the workshops to discuss any specific questions participants have with Anthony. Topics the workshop will cover:
- Idea Generation
- Structuring a Story
- Scripting a film
- Developing a Shot List
Suitable for film-makers with limited to no experience. Space in the workshops are limited.
Location: Barossa Regional University Campus. Level 1, Chateau Building Beckwith Park, 30/38 Barossa Valley Way, Nuriootpa, SA.
The workshops will occur from 1pm till 3pm on the following dates:
- Sunday June 18th – for 9 to 13 years of age
- Sunday June 25th – for 14 to 25 years of age
One-on-One Online Mentoring Sessions
Are you planning to submit a film to the 2023 YSFC? Do you have an idea or a script or a film in production? Need some practical advice from an experienced film-maker? If so, a one-on-one two hour online mentoring session with writer and director Anthony Frith is perfect for you.
The online sessions can be organised as one two-hour session, or multiple sessions totalling to two hours. This will be organised individually between each participant and Anthony, depending on the participants needs.
Those interested in applying for the mentor sessions will need to complete a questionnaire about their short film. Successful applicants will be decided based on what help they need, their experience level, and the stage their film is at.
These sessions are only applicable to those aged 14 to 25.
Date: agreed between participant and mentor
Registration Your Interest Here
Application forms must be submitted by 5PM on June 26th to be considered.
Anthony Frith – a short bio
Anthony is a writer and director whose work includes the award-winning ABC iview series LESSONS FROM A MIDDLE CLASS ARTIST. In 2018, Anthony participated in a twelve-day practical filmmaking workshop in the Peruvian jungle where he made a film under the mentorship of Werner Herzog. This led to an attachment on Werner’s NOMAD: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BRUCE CHATWIN. Anthony was the recipient of the 2019 AIDC’s ACCESS Mentorship grand prize which was a two month internship at Beach House Pictures in Singapore. In 2021 Anthony Story Produced a new IP for Channel 9 titled FOR THE LOVE OF PETS, which aired in 2023.
Alongside his work as a director, writer and editor, Anthony has led many workshops for young film-makers (including the How To Make A Short Film workshop at last July’s Barossa Mini Film Fest) and, for Adelaide Film Festival, produced, along with Leela Varghese, a short online series How To Make A Film: