The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2016-05-05T09:51:53Z Learn filmmaking from creator of Broke 2016-05-05T09:51:53Z learn-filmmaking-from-creator-of-broke Do you have an interest in movies? How about writing a story with a fantastic twist? Learn how to direct or act for a movie? Great news is the Capricorn Film Festival is offering a two day filmmaking workshop to all Gladstone and Central Queensland residents. Day one will consist of an overview of the production, learning the keys to making a great story and protagonist, hands on camera skills, breaking down a scene, writing a script and choosing crew roles for day two’s upcoming filming and editing. Luke Graham, Festival Director and Producer of Gladstone’s multi award winning Broke, “We are excited to be offering these intimate educational workshops, which will show residents basic skills to make a short film, and hopefully we might even open that desire in a few people to pursue a connection with movies further. Most importantly, it’s going to be a weekend for all involved.” Over the last five months the festival education team has been working hard within Gladstone’s school’s showing students the necessary skills it takes to be a filmmaker and create their short films for the Capricorn Film Festival, while also preparing them for creating content without all the flashy equipment professionals have. Luke Graham, Festival Director, “It’s important that those people taking up an interest be shown how to utilise the equipment they have at their disposal, a great camera will not make a filmmaker, but an educated filmmaker can create high quality work with minimal equipment. Take for example your Iphone, it’s a great tool to practice develop your skills. Feature films are even been produced with them these days.” The workshop will be held at the Central Queensland University campus in Gladstone, on May 28 and 29, later this month. Make sure to get in early as limited seating is available. For more information on booking your place for the workshop: https://www.facebook.com/capricornfilmfestival www.capricornfilmfestival.com Central Queensland becoming filmmakers 2015-07-13T05:19:48Z cq-becoming-filmmakers Do you have an interest in movies? How about writing a story with a fantastic twist? Learn how to direct or act within a movie? Great news is the Capricorn Film Festival is offering a free one day filmmaking workshop to all Central Queensland and Gladstone residents. The day will consist of an overview of the production, learning the keys to making a great story and protagonist, hands on camera skills, breaking down a scene and finally bringing it all together in the edit. Luke Graham, Festival Director, “We are excited to be offering these intimate educational workshops, which will show  residents basic skills to make a short film, and hopefully we might even open that desire in a few people to pursue a connection with movies further. Most importantly, its going to be a fun day for all involved.” The festival education team has been working hard within Gladstone High Schools, showing them the necessary skills it takes to be a filmmaker, while also preparing them for creating content without all the flashy equipment professions have. Luke Graham, Festival Director, “Its important that those people taking up an interest be shown how to utilise the equipment they have at their disposal, a great camera will not make filmmaker, but an educated filmmaker can create high quality work with minimal equipment. Take for example your Iphone, its a great tool to practice your skills and develop, feature films are even been produced with them these days.” The workshop will be held at the Central Queensland University campus in Gladstone, on July 25, later this month. Make sure to get in early as limited seating is available. For more information on booking your place for the workshop:   https://www.facebook.com/capricornfilmfestival www.capricornfilmfestival.com Central Queensland Gets a Film Festival 2015-06-22T01:59:36Z central-queensland-gets-a-film-festival The Capricorn Film Festival, proudly representing the Central Queensland region commences its first year on 19 September at the Gladstone Marina, where it hopes to showcase film-making talent from our region and the world. Local filmmakers of all ages are being asked to make short films and enter them in the festival. Luke Graham, Producer of feature film Broke, filmed in Gladstone and Rockhampton mid last year and soon to be released has created the event due to the enthusiasm shown by locals to film-making. Luke Graham, “Everyone from the region, the people we met and helped out of the production, we all had such a great time, and even altered a few career paths” The film festival includes exclusive film-making workshops for each of Gladstone’s High Schools with two free community workshops to be held in late June and July. Luke Graham, “We have been working hard behind the scenes to create an inspiring and educational curriculum, where participants learn hands on how to turn their idea in a short film” Luke on the future success of the festival “We aim to be the premiere film festival in Queensland within the next five years, with an event that will bring film enthusiasts in droves to our shores”. For those that enter the festival there are great prizes for the winners with $2000 for the Best Film, video equipment for the Best High School Film and a nationally accredited acting or film institution short course for the CQ Raising Talent category. Each of the winners will be announced on the night, with film industry personnel judging the best in each category. For more information on the workshops, the festival or to enter your short film: www.capricornfilmfestival.com