My Home My Culture

Project Name: My Home My Culture

Funding Recipient: Southland Creative

Activity: My Home My Culture South Coast NSW Short Film Project is a short filmmaking mentorship program that will see ten aspiring young local filmmakers aged 16-24 years complete a program designed specifically to allow them to share their own cultural short film that shares insights and gives them a voice to share their story with audiences and communities following the recent droughts, devastating bushfires, floods and now coronavirus pandemic. The program is designed specifically for these regional young aspiring filmmakers who are feeling isolated and unable to access the same storytelling opportunities as those in big cities.

November 2021 Update: The ten young filmmakers were selected in February and started the 13-week program. By November the young beginner film makers have completed 6 short films, 2 more are almost finished. The public launch event is anticipated to happen in Feb-March 2022 TBC.

Annual Focus: New Voices

Country: Australia

Amount Funded: $45,000

Status: In Progress

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