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Projects depicting a fight between Harry Potter and Luke Skywalker, a terrorism attack in Sydney and encounters between renowned Australians and international figures were among the winners of the inaugural Online Video Awards (OVAs). Danny Philippou.s Harry Potter vs Star Wars, which cost just $200 and has been viewed more than 11 million times, took out the top prize at the awards presented during the Open Channel.s Generation Next conference at Docklands on Tuesday night. Philippou wins a trip to YouTube.s Creator Space in Los Angeles to learn from world leaders in online video production and marketing, supported by YouTube. Event Zero, seven interconnected stories about people caught up in a terrorism event at Circular Quay, from Enzo Tedeschi and Julian Harvey, creators of The Tunnel, was named best drama series. Alex Light.s Knapsack Bartender, a three-part documentary series that explores weird and wonderful drinking cultures across the world, »
- Don Groves
Reps from YouTube, the ABC, the Seven Network, Matchbox Pictures, Princess Pictures and FremantleMedia Australia will address the opportunities for financing and producing online content at a conference in Melbourne next month. Now in its fourth year, the Generation Next: Online Video conference will be staged in tandem with the inaugural Australian Online Video Awards (OVAs) on October 14-15 at the Docklands Studios.
The conference is run by the Open Channel, the not-for-profit, membership based organisation which assists the professional development of emerging and early career filmmakers. The conference producer, Redman Entertainment.s David Redman said, .With the YouTube generation increasingly consuming online content and advertisers starting to following them, never before has there been more opportunity for creators to develop an audience online and build a career.
"This conference will bring together experts from both traditional and online media with creators who are already working between the two to »
- Don Groves
Gravitas Ventures brings the horror film Love of My Life to VOD on April 29th. The Tunnel's Bel Delia stars. Directed by Michael Budd, the film follows the story of a young man being held captive by a deranged surgeon and given the choice of surviving five days of torture to save the life of the woman he loves, or to order her killed and be set free. Delia stars alongside Diarmid Heidenreich (Underbelly) as the tortured couple with Peter O’Brien (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) as their tormentor. Check out the trailer here.
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- Ryan Turek
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