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Two emerging Indigenous filmmakers to attend Aimc

Darlene Johnson. A new initiative from the National Association of Cinema Operators (Naco) and the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (Mpdaa) will give two emerging Indigenous filmmakers the opportunity to attend Aimc 2016.. . Darlene Johnson is a writer/director from the Dunghutti clan from the Nsw mid-north coast. A graduate of Uts and Aftrs,.Johnson.s short films and documentaries have won numerous awards, including an Emmy nomination in 2001 (Best Documentary Stolen Generations). . She has two feature films currently in development, with Phillip Noyce attached as an Ep to one and David Gulpilil attached as a cast member and cultural advisor on the other. . Ian Ludwick is a Bulgun Warra man from Hopevale, Queensland. Formerly a policeman and paramedic,.Ludwick.turned to writing and producing in 2009.. He completed the Indigenous Producers Initiative with Screen Australia and an attachment to Arclight Films earlier this year. He also recently attended the Toronto
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Screenwriting as monkey business

Screenwriters who want to think outside the conventional narrative box can learn a lot from neuroscience studies of monkeys.

Huh? Yes, that.s the subject of a lecture to be delivered in Sydney on July 30 by writer, director, actor and educator Steve Vidler.

His keynote talk at a StoryCode event at the Academy of Information Technology in Ultimo is entitled .What monkeys can teach us about screen story- or how I learned to stop worrying about 3 act structure and love neuroscience..

Vidler, who has a PhD in screenwriting at Macquarie University and lectures at Aftrs, will ask attendees, .How many screenplays have you read, and how many films have you seen that suffer from the same problem? Screen stories that are conventionally .properly. structured, and yet are devoid of meaning.

.The big problem shared by most approaches to screen storytelling is that based on the assumption of some
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See No Evil 2 Starring WWE Superstar Kane Starts Shooting This Fall

See No Evil 2 Starring WWE Superstar Kane Starts Shooting This Fall
WWE Studios and Lionsgate announced today that production on See No Evil 2, the follow up to the duo's 2006 horror release, See No Evil, is scheduled to start in fall 2013. WWE Superstar Kane, a dominant force within the WWE, is set to reprise his lead role as reclusive madman Jacob Goodnight. Fanboy favorites and identical twin directors of horror, the Soska Sisters, Jen and Sylvia (American Mary), are set to helm the film. See No Evil 2 was penned by co-writers Nathan Brookes and Bobby Lee Darby.

See No Evil 2 revives the nightmare of the first film when Jacob Goodnight rises from the dead in the city morgue after his killing spree at the Blackwell hotel. In this ominous, underground locker for the dead, a group of medical students fight to survive as this deranged psychopath once again starts to pick them apart one by one.

Lionsgate will handle worldwide distribution of
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See No Evil starring WWE star Kane gets a sequel

A sequel is on route for Kane starrer See No Evil with production set to start in fall 2013. According to Variety, WWE Studios is producing the sequel to the 2006 horror thriller alongside Lionsgate. Star wrestler Kane played a psychopath called Jacob Goodnight who goes on a killing spree in the film which made $19 million worldwide, and also included Christina Vidal, Samantha Noble, Luke Pegler Michael J. Pagan, Steven Vidler, Rachael Taylor, Ponny McNamee and Craig Horner. The film will be directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska (American Mary, ABCs of Death 2).
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