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December 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Script to Screen – Dubbo Film Workshops
Presented by the Dubbo Filmmakers
These workshops have been heavily subsidised, thanks to a grant from Create NSW, and sponsorship from the Western Plains Cultural Centre.
1-day Directing Workshop with Megan Riakos
Dec 15, 2018, Community Arts Centre, Dubbo
About the Course
Under the guidance of feature film director, Megan Riakos, participants will learn how to direct actors for screen as well as how to prepare for the shoot. This will be a practical workshop, with local actors available for participants to practice their directing skills on.
About the Trainer
Megan Riakos is the president of the Not-For-Profit organisation Women in Film & Television NSW, a writer, director, producer and company director of Crushed Film Pty Ltd and Hemlock & Cedar.
Her debut feature Crushed screened at a number of festivals including Montreal World Film Festival, Miami International Film Festival and Napa Valley Film Festival before completing a successful limited theatrical release in Australia.
Megan earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Media Arts & Production) at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and has completed both a Graduate Certificate in Screen Drama and a Graduate Diploma in Directing at the prestigious Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). In 2013, she also completed the Professional Screenwriters Program at UCLA.
Megan is also a current member of the ADG, AWG, AACTA, Screen Vixens and Film Fatales.