Date 01 Jul, 2016 – 03 Jul, 2016
Venue Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Screen Futures is an international conference and forum for industry professionals, educators and academics interested in the future of the screen in 2016.

It will be a dynamic three days packed with insightful and provocative discussion around:

  • screen education,
  • screen innovation, and
  • the screen industry.

The summit program will feature international guest speakers amongst an impressive program of local presenters drawn from:

  • Screen production – including screenwriting/publishing, film/television, visual effects/animation, web series, game design and photography;
  • Radio production and sound design;
  • Media and screen culture theory;
  • Broadcasting and digital content distribution;
  • Leaders in screen education software and technology;
  • Curriculum and government agencies;
  • Online journalism and media law.

With more than 600 Australian and international delegates expected, the summit will include forums, a marketplace, one-on-ones, traditional conference elements such as plenaries and breakouts, hypotheticals, screenings, discussions, satellite links and workshops.

The delegates will encompass a wide range of individuals including:

  • Teachers (primary through to tertiary) of Media, Literacy, ICT, Humanities;
  • Leaders in Education;
  • Film and television makers;
  • Game designers, animators and fans;
  • Screenwriters, critics and publishers;
  • Academics and screen theorists;
  • Curriculum and policy makers.

Youth Media Festival

The Youth Media Festival will run concurrently with the summit throughout Saturday 2 July.

It will be programmed by and for young content makers and students working in film, television, radio, games and online spheres. It aims to provide participants a forum to share ideas and network, as well as gain new skills and knowledge in screen media. The festival will create an opportunity to crew on a live media event and the Media Careers Expo will open up pathways and career possibilities in a range of media professions.

For more information visit the Screen Futures website:

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