Climate and Sustainable Production Training

Ontario Green Screen offers FREE Climate Change and Sustainability training (and carbon calculation training) to people involved in screen production, in all on/off set roles. It also hosts sustainability resources, websites and libraries. It is based in Toronto in Canada, but being online, can be accessed by APDG members from wherever they might be. It [...]

Sweet As at the Berlinale

APDG National Executive Screen Representative and production designer of Sweet As, Emma Fletcher shares her experience of a four day whirlwind trip Berlinale in Germany. During the Western Australia’s border closure in 2021, I was the production designer for Arenamedia’s Sweet As, a coming of age story about an at-risk Indigenous teenager. We filmed through Port Hedland, Karratha, South Hedland and Karijini [...]

APDGreen Conversations – Autumn 2023

In this Quarter’s update, multi-disciplinary designer Tobhiyah Stone Feller chats about her recent production at ATYP The Resistance and Imogen Ross adds loads of links and  information about upcoming sustainability,  carbon calculation and climate change seminars for both stage and screen peeps. Things are really taking off around the globe in the Eco-Design and sustainability [...]

Aislinn King – Live Performance Designer

Aislinn King Design Approach Within my design practice I am drawn to creating immersive experiences inspired by movement, gesture, light and material exploration.   My recent projects explore embedding conceptual, haptic and embodied modes of design in to the development, collaboration and realisation of a performance piece.   My experience of performance contexts in other [...]

The Resistance: Eco-Ethical Approaches

APDGreen Conversations: The Resistance - Eco-Conscious design choices with Tobhiyah Stone Feller Eco-design, as a new way of creating, takes part in altruistic and collective reasoning. Practising it becomes a way of taking care of our surroundings, our ecosystem, and ourselves. Social and environmental issues are an integral part of the eco-design process. The eco-responsible [...]

Melbourne welcomes world’s largest LED volume screen

Cutting-edge Los Angeles technology company NantStudios has built the world’s largest LED volume screen in Stage 1 at Docklands Studios Melbourne, lifting the city’s profile as the southern hemisphere hub for virtual production. The next-generation volume screen consists of 6,000 LED panels stacked 40’/12m high and 289’/88m wide and a 10’/3m deep water tank in [...]

Event Engineering Open Victorian Office

Event Engineering is pleased to announce that we are opening a Victorian office in Melbourne, just ten minutes from Melbourne CBD. The new office will support our Melbourne clients and Film and Television friends with efficient access for site visits to Victorian locations, studios, and workshops. Event Engineering has been providing expert advice to the [...]

President’s Letter – Autumn 2023

PRESIDENT'S LETTER The long-awaited revitalisation of arts funding under Labor's stewardship has been revealed. Prime minister Anthony Albanese emphasised, whilst launching the $300m Revive arts and culture policy in Melbourne, that it would enhance the lives of all Australians. Among the significant policies revealed was the establishment of Creative Australia, a body that will supersede the Australia [...]

IMDbPro: Feature Announcement

IMDbPro, the essential entertainment industry resource, has launched new features that empower you to authentically represent yourself to entertainment industry decision-makers so you can be discovered. With a Free or Standard Subscription, you will have the option to claim your IMDb page, and self-identify personal details which includes demographic data like your gender, ethnicity and [...]