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SYD - HOUSE OF GUCCI Screening
When: Sun Dec 05, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm PST

On behalf of United Artists Releasing and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of HOUSE OF GUCCI.

House of Gucci features Lady Gaga and Adam Driver in the true story of the family behind the eponymous Italian fashion empire and the greed, revenge and murder that ultimately ruined them. Directed by Ridley Scott with Jared Leto, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Irons and Al Pacino.

Film duration: 157 mins

When: Sunday 5 December

Time: 10:30am

Location: Hoyts EQ C8

VES members must log in to RSVP.


ADL - FRENCH DISPATCH Screening
When: Sun Dec 05, 2021 06:15pm to 09:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Searchlight Pictures and ANZ distributor Disney we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to this Adelaide preview screening of
FRENCH DISPATCH.

When: Sunday 5 December
Time: 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start
Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 6

Synopsis: It features Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson.

Duration: 107 minutes

RSVP is essential to here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:
All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your proof vaccination, or proof of exemption.
As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


MEL - THE RESCUE Screening
When: Sun Dec 05, 2021 06:00pm to 08:00pm AEDT

On behalf of National Geographic Documentary Films and ANZ distributor Madman Entertainment we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE RESCUE.

THE RESCUE chronicles the story that transfixed the world in 2018: the rescue of twelve boys and their coach from inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand. E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin bring alive the mission, shining a light on the international community that united to save the boys.

Film duration: 107 mins

When: Sunday 5 December
Time: 6:00pm
The: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank St, South Melbourne

VES members must log in to RSVP.


ADL - HOUSE OF GUCCI Screening
When: Sun Dec 05, 2021 10:30am to 01:00pm ACDT

On behalf of United Artists Releasing and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to these industry preview screenings of
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When: Sunday 5 December
Time: 10.30AM
Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 6

Synopsis: House of Gucci features Lady Gaga and Adam Driver in the true story of the family behind the eponymous Italian fashion empire and the greed, revenge and murder that ultimately ruined them. Directed by Ridley Scott with Jared Leto, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Irons and Al Pacino.

Duration: 157 minutes

RSVP is essential to here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:
All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your proof vaccination, or proof of exemption.
As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


MEL - HOUSE OF GUCCI Screening
When: Sun Dec 05, 2021 10:30am to 01:00pm AEDT

On behalf of United Artists Releasing and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of HOUSE OF GUCCI.

House of Gucci features Lady Gaga and Adam Driver in the true story of the family behind the eponymous Italian fashion empire and the greed, revenge and murder that ultimately ruined them. Directed by Ridley Scott with Jared Leto, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Irons and Al Pacino.

Film duration: 157 mins

When: Sunday 5 December
Time: 10:30am
Location: Hoyts Docklands – Cinema 6

VES members must log in to RSVP.


SYD - THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH Screening
When: Sat Dec 04, 2021 02:00pm to 04:00pm PST

On behalf of Apple Original Films and ANZ distributor A24 we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to these industry preview screenings of THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH.

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in Joel Coen’s bold and fierce adaptation; a tale of murder, madness, ambition, and wrathful cunning.

Film duration: 105 mins

When: Saturday 4 December

Time: 2:00pm

Location: Palace Central – Cinema 2

VES members must log in to RSVP.


ADL - THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH Screening
When: Sat Dec 04, 2021 01:30pm to 03:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films and ANZ distributor A24 we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to these industry preview screenings of THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH.

When: Saturday 4 December
Time: 1:30pm
Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 6

Synopsis:Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in Joel Coen’s bold and fierce adaptation; a tale of murder, madness, ambition, and wrathful cunning..

Duration: 105 minutes

RSVP is essential to here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:
All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your proof vaccination, or proof of exemption.
As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - THE FRENCH DISPATCH Screening
When: Fri Dec 03, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm PST

On behalf of Searchlight Pictures and ANZ distributor Disney we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to this Sydney preview screening of THE FRENCH DISPATCH.

When: Friday 3 December

Time: 6pm for a 6.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: THE FRENCH DISPATCH brings to life the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional French city.

It features Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 107 minutes


SYD - DUNE Screening
When: Fri Dec 03, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of DUNE.

Screening Details:

    • Friday, 3 December, 7:00pm
    • Hoyts Cinemas Entertainment Quarter
    • 122 Lang Road, Moore Park, NSW 2021

Please RSVP below by 7:00pm, Wednesday 1st December (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.


MEL - THE FRENCH DISPATCH Screening
When: Wed Dec 01, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Searchlight Pictures and ANZ distributor Disney we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to this Melbourne preview screening of THE FRENCH DISPATCH.

Synopsis: THE FRENCH DISPATCH brings to life the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional French city.

It features Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 107 minutes

When: Wednesday 1 December
Time: 6.30pm for a 7pm start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

SYD - SWAN SONG Screening
When: Mon Nov 29, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm PST

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of SWAN SONG.

When: Monday 29 November  

Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start 

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 3), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: In the near future, SWAN SONG tells the journey of Cameron (Mahershala Ali), a loving husband and father with a terminal illness who is offered a confidential solution to shield his wife (Naomie Harris) and son from grief. As he considers it, he learns more about life and love than he ever imagined.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 116 minutes 


MEL - SWAN SONG Screening
When: Mon Nov 29, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of SWAN SONG.

When: Monday 29 November
Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Synopsis: In the near future, SWAN SONG tells the journey of Cameron (Mahershala Ali), a loving husband and father with a terminal illness who is offered a confidential solution to shield his wife (Naomie Harris) and son from grief. As he considers it, he learns more about life and love than he ever imagined.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 116 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

SYD - BELFAST Preview Screening
When: Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm PST

On behalf of Focus Features and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview of BELFAST.

When: Sunday 28 November

Time: 10.15 for an 10.30am start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival)

Location: Hoyts EQ Xtremescreen 2, Bent Street, Moore Park, NSW 2021

Synopsis: Writer-director Kenneth Branagh’s tale of 9-year old Buddy, whose world turns upside down in the Troubles of Belfast, 1969. Everything he knew about life changes forever, but joy, music & the magic of movies remain. With Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, introducing Jude Hill.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 98 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film nationally in early 2022.


ADL - BELFAST Screening
When: Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:15am to 12:15pm ACDT

On behalf of Focus Features and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of
BELFAST.

When: Sunday 28 November
Time: 10.15am for a 10:30am start
Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 7

Synopsis: Writer-director Kenneth Branagh’s tale of 9-year old Buddy, whose world turns upside down in the Troubles of Belfast, 1969. Everything he knew about life changes forever, but joy, music & the magic of movies remain. With Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, introducing Jude Hill.

Duration: 98 minutes

RSVP is essential to here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film nationally in early 2022.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:
As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


MEL - BELFAST Screening
When: Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Focus Features and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of BELFAST.

Synopsis: Writer-director Kenneth Branagh’s tale of 9-year old Buddy, whose world turns upside down in the Troubles of Belfast, 1969. Everything he knew about life changes forever, but joy, music & the magic of movies remain. With Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, introducing Jude Hill.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 98 minutes

When: Sunday 28 November
Time: 10.15 for a 10.30am start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne

RSVP is essential here. Invitations are strictly non-transferable.

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film nationally in early 2022.

Covid-19 requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

SYD - THE TENDER BAR Screening
When: Sat Nov 27, 2021 02:00pm to 04:00pm PST

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of THE TENDER BAR.

When: Saturday 27 November 

Time: 1.45 for a 2pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 3), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

AND

When: Monday 6 December 

Time: 10.15 for a 10.30am start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: From director George Clooney and based on the memoir, The Tender Bar follows an aspiring writer (Tye Sheridan) pursuing his romantic and professional dreams. From a stool in his uncle’s (Ben Affleck) bar, he learns what it means to grow up from a colorful group of local characters.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 104 minutes


ADL - AMAZON - THE TENDER BAR Screening
When: Sat Nov 27, 2021 01:15pm to 03:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of THE TENDER BAR.

When: Saturday 27 November
Time: 1.15pm for a 1:30pm start
Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 6

Synopsis: From director George Clooney and based on the memoir, The Tender Bar follows an aspiring writer (Tye Sheridan) pursuing his romantic and professional dreams. From a stool in his uncle’s (Ben Affleck) bar, he learns what it means to grow up from a colorful group of local characters.

Duration: 104 minutes

RSVP is essential to here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Covid-19 requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:
As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


MEL - THE TENDER BAR Screening
When: Sat Nov 27, 2021 01:30pm to 03:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of THE TENDER BAR.

When: Saturday 27 November
Time: 1.15 for a 1.30pm start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne

Synopsis: From director George Clooney and based on the memoir, The Tender Bar follows an aspiring writer (Tye Sheridan) pursuing his romantic and professional dreams. From a stool in his uncle’s (Ben Affleck) bar, he learns what it means to grow up from a colorful group of local characters.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 104 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Covid Protocols will be in place at this screening. Full details will be sent with seat confirmations.

This is a private screening with a media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


MEL - 1st Annual Screen and Stage Summer Party
When: Fri Nov 26, 2021 06:30pm to 10:00pm AEDT

SCREEN AND STAGE SUMMER PARTY
St Kilda Town Hall
6:30pm, Friday 26 November

Free for members of the VES and a guest. RSVP is essential.

Please RSVP using the event page on the VES website by 5:00pm, Monday 22 November.

We did it! A summer celebration for the Victorian screen and stage industry. Kick back and enjoy the summer with an open bar, live music, good food, old friends and new faces.

Proudly supported by the City of Port Phillip and St. Kilda Film Festival, Blackmagic Design and VA Digital Hire.

Gold Sponsors: Brick Lane Brewing Co, Panavision, The Prop Store, Rob Dolan Wines

Silver Sponsors: Soundfirm, Native Tongue

OPEN BAR

FOOD TRUCK

SPECIAL MUSICAL GUESTS: WILSN, Hotline DJ

$20 General Admission for non members of VES and hosting organisations.

Covid restrictions apply. Must be fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption to attend.

HOSTED BY:
Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS), Australian Directors Guild (ADG), Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC), Australian Production Design Guild (APDG), Australian Screen Editors (ASE), Australian Screen Sound Guild (ASSG), Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG), Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA), Screen Producers Australia (SPA), Visual Effects Society (VES), and Women in Film and Television (WIFT).

www.sassparty.com


MEL - SAVE THE DATE - Screen and Stage Summer Event!
When: Fri Nov 26, 2021 06:00pm to 10:00pm AEDT
Stage and Screen Save the Date

The VES is joining forces with our fellow Australian guilds to put on an exciting end of year event for Victoria’s Screen and Stage community.

Save the date, and look out for some more exciting news to come!

 

 

 

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Covid-19 requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated to attend the event. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate.


SYD - ENCOUNTER Screening
When: Wed Nov 24, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm PST

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of ENCOUNTER.

When: Wednesday 24 November 

Time: 7.00 for a 7.15pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 5), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: A decorated Marine goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from an unhuman threat. As their journey takes them in increasingly dangerous directions, the boys will need to leave their childhoods behind. Featuring Riz Ahmed and Octavia Spencer.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 108 minutes


ADL - AMAZON - ENCOUNTER Screening
When: Wed Nov 24, 2021 06:45pm to 09:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of ENCOUNTER.

When: Wednesday 24 November
Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start
Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 6

Synopsis: A decorated Marine goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from an unhuman threat. As their journey takes them in increasingly dangerous directions, the boys will need to leave their childhoods behind. Featuring Riz Ahmed and Octavia Spencer.

Duration: 108 minutes

RSVP is essential to here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:
As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


MEL - RESPECT Screening
When: Tue Nov 23, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

On behalf of United Artists Releasing and in association with ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of RESPECT.

Synopsis: Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in the true story of the icon’s musical and spiritual journey. She overcomes controlling men and inner demons and, influenced by family friend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, becomes a civil rights activist. With Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker and Audra McDonald.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 145 minutes

When: Tuesday 23 November
Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Covid-19 requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.

This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid-19 safety and will include some additional measures:

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening.
  • Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

SYD - RESPECT Screening
When: Mon Nov 22, 2021 07:00pm to 09:30pm PST

On behalf of United Artists Releasing and in association with ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of RESPECT.

When: Monday 22 November

Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in the true story of the icon’s musical and spiritual journey.  She overcomes controlling men and inner demons and, influenced by family friend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, becomes a civil rights activist. With Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker and Audra McDonald.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 145 minutes 


MEL - ROADRUNNER Screening
When: Mon Nov 22, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Focus Features we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of ROADRUNNER.

When: Monday 22 November
Time: 6.15 for an 6.30pm start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne

Synopsis: Morgan Neville’s Roadrunner explores the life of Anthony Bourdain, who went from the chef of an obscure New York restaurant to one of the most renowned figures in the food and cultural world.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 119 minutes
RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Covid-19 requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.

This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid-19 safety and will include some additional measures:

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening.
  • Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

SYD - THE CARD COUNTER Preview Screening
When: Sun Nov 21, 2021 06:00pm to 08:00pm PST

On behalf of Focus Features we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a Sydney preview screening of THE CARD COUNTER.

When: Sunday 21 November

Time: 5.45 for a 6pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 7), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Written and directed by Paul Schrader, THE CARD COUNTER tells the redemption story of an ex-military interrogator (Oscar Isaac) turned gambler, who is haunted by the ghosts of his past decisions.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 111 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing THE CARD COUNTER on 2 December.


SYD - MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY Screening
When: Sun Nov 21, 2021 11:00am to 12:30pm PST

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY.

When: Sunday 21 November

Time: 10.45 for an 11am start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: In the fight for race and gender equality, there was one person you may not know by name, but you live in Pauli Murray’s legacy. As an attorney, activist, memoirist and non-binary African American, Pauli tirelessly advocated and shaped some of the most politically consequential issues of our time.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 91 minutes


SYD - THE HAND OF GOD Screening
When: Sat Nov 20, 2021 02:00pm to 04:00pm PST

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of THE HAND OF GOD.

When: Saturday 20 November

Time: 1.45 for a 2pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: A young teenager’s (Filippo Scotti) vibrant family life in 1980s Naples is suddenly upended by the electrifying arrival of a soccer legend – and a shocking accident – in a story of fate and family, sports, cinema and a search for the future.

Directed & written by Paolo Sorrentino.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 130 minutes


MEL - THE HAND OF GOD Screening
When: Sat Nov 20, 2021 01:30pm to 03:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of THE HAND OF GOD.

Synopsis: A young teenager’s (Filippo Scotti) vibrant family life in 1980s Naples is suddenly upended by the electrifying arrival of a soccer legend – and a shocking accident – in a story of fate and family, sports, cinema and a search for the future.

Directed & written by Paolo Sorrentino.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 130 minutes

When: Saturday 20 November
Time: 1.15 for a 1.30pm start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Covid-19 requirements: You must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

SYD - A HERO Screening
When: Wed Nov 17, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm PST

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of A HERO.

When: Wednesday 17 November

Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis:  A Hero follows the story of Rahim – a man in jail for a debt he can’t repay. When a plan to erase his debt goes awry, he unexpectedly gains unwelcome notoriety. And in his attempt to restore his reputation and family, he must reckon with a misunderstanding that has spiraled out of control.

Directed by Asghar Farhadi.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 127 minutes


SYD - ANNETTE Screening
When: Mon Nov 15, 2021 07:00pm to 09:30pm PST

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of ANNETTE.

When: Monday 15 November

Time: 7pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional gift will change their lives.

Directed by Leos Carax.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 139 minutes


AUS - PROCESSION Virtual Screening
When: Mon Nov 15, 2021 09:00am to 11:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a Virtual Preview Screening of PROCESSION.

Synopsis: In the American heartland, six survivors of childhood sexual abuse by Catholic priests become a makeshift family as they collaborate to relive and surmount their memories of trauma and power rituals of the church. Directed by Robert Greene.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 118 minutes

The Virtual Screening will be available from Monday 15 November 9am until Friday 19 November 11pm (AEST) .


SYD - TICK, TICK....BOOM! Screening
When: Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:00am to 01:00pm PST

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of TICK, TICK….BOOM!

Synopsis: On the cusp of turning 30, a promising theater composer navigates love, friendship & the pressures of life as an artist in NYC.

Cast includes Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Joshua Henry, Mj Rodriguez, Bradley Whitford, Judith Light & Vanessa Hudgens.  Lin-Manuel Miranda directs.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 118 minutes

When: Sunday 14 November 

Time: 10.45 for an 11am start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Covid-19 vaccination requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.


MEL - TICK, TICK... BOOM!
When: Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:00am to 01:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of TICK, TICK… BOOM!

Synopsis: On the cusp of turning 30, a promising theater composer navigates love, friendship & the pressures of life as an artist in NYC.

Cast includes Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Joshua Henry, Mj Rodriguez, Bradley Whitford, Judith Light & Vanessa Hudgens. Lin-Manuel Miranda directs.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 118 minutes

When: Sunday 14 November
Time: 10.45 for an 11am start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

RSVP is essential here. Seating is limited for social distancing and invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Covid-19 vaccination requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.

  • COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:
  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

SYD - LAST NIGHT IN SOHO Screening
When: Sat Nov 13, 2021 02:00pm to 04:00pm PST

On behalf of Focus Features and in association with ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we are delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview of LAST NIGHT IN SOHO.

When: Saturday 13 November

Time: 1.45 for a 2pm start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: From writer/director Edgar Wright comes LAST NIGHT IN SOHO. Eloise (Thomasin McKenzie), an aspiring fashion designer, mysteriously enters the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling singer (Anya Taylor-Joy). But the glamour is not all it appears as dreams of the past splinter into something darker.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 116 minutes

LAST NIGHT IN SOHO will be released in Australia by Universal Pictures on 18 November.


MEL - LAST NIGHT IN SOHO Screening Copy
When: Sat Nov 13, 2021 01:30pm to 03:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Focus Features and in association with ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview of LAST NIGHT IN SOHO.

Synopsis: From writer/director Edgar Wright comes LAST NIGHT IN SOHO. Eloise (Thomasin McKenzie), an aspiring fashion designer, mysteriously enters the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling singer (Anya Taylor-Joy). But the glamour is not all it appears as dreams of the past splinter into something darker.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 116 minutes

When: Saturday 13 November
Time: 1.15 for a 1.30pm start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne

RSVP is essential here. Seating is limited and invitation is strictly non-transferable.

LAST NIGHT IN SOHO will be released in Australia by Universal Pictures on 18 November.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

MEL - LAST NIGHT IN SOHO Screening
When: Sat Nov 13, 2021 01:30pm to 03:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Focus Features and in association with ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview of LAST NIGHT IN SOHO.

Synopsis: From writer/director Edgar Wright comes LAST NIGHT IN SOHO. Eloise (Thomasin McKenzie), an aspiring fashion designer, mysteriously enters the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling singer (Anya Taylor-Joy). But the glamour is not all it appears as dreams of the past splinter into something darker.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 116 minutes

When: Saturday 13 November
Time: 1.15 for a 1.30pm start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne

RSVP is essential here. Seating is limited and invitation is strictly non-transferable.

LAST NIGHT IN SOHO will be released in Australia by Universal Pictures on 18 November.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema or show a proof of exemption.
  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
  • There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

SYD - THE POWER OF THE DOG Screening
When: Mon Nov 08, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm PST

On behalf of NetflixSee-Saw Films, Tanya Seghatchian and Jane Campion we’re delighted to invite you and a guest to these preview screenings of THE POWER OF THE DOG.

When: Monday 8 November

Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start – please allow time for Covid protocols (see below)

Location: Hoyts Entertainment Quarter – Xtremescreen Cinema 1

AND

When: Tuesday 9 November

Time: 10.15am for a 10.30am start – please allow time for Covid protocols (see below)

Location: Hoyts Entertainment Quarter – Cinema 8

 

Synopsis:  Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch) inspires fear & awe. When his brother (Jesse Plemons) brings home a new wife (Kirsten Dunst) & her son (Kodi Smit-McPhee),Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.

Directed & written by Jane Campion.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 126 minutes


ADL - NO TIME TO DIE Preview Screening
When: Sun Nov 07, 2021 01:15pm to 03:45pm AEDT

On behalf of United Artists Releasing and in association with ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest an industry preview of NO TIME TO DIE.

When: Sunday 7 November 

Time: 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start

Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 4

SynopsisDaniel Craig concludes his five-film portrayal of James Bond in NO TIME TO DIE. Joining forces with his M16 team and a new generation of agents, Bond faces the highest stakes of his espionage career and emotionally explores the sacrifices of heroism.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 163 minutes

NO TIME TO DIE will be released in cinemas by Universal Pictures on November 11.  


SYD - NO TIME TO DIE Screening
When: Sun Nov 07, 2021 10:30am to 01:30pm AEDT

On behalf of United Artists Releasing and in association with ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest an industry preview of NO TIME TO DIE.

When: Sunday 7 November 

Time: 10.15am for a 10.30am start

Location: Hoyts Entertainment Quarter, Bent Street, Moore Park, Xtremescreen 2

SynopsisDaniel Craig concludes his five-film portrayal of James Bond in NO TIME TO DIE. Joining forces with his M16 team and a new generation of agents, Bond faces the highest stakes of his espionage career and emotionally explores the sacrifices of heroism.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 163 minutes

NO TIME TO DIE will be released in cinemas by Universal Pictures on November 11.  


SYD - THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN Screening
When: Mon Nov 01, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm PDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview of THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN.

When: Monday 1 November

Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: A true story of British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose surreal pictures transformed the public’s perception of cats. From the late 1800s-1930s, he sought to unlock the world’s mysteries and, in so doing, to understand himself and the love of his life, Emily Richardson (Claire Foy).

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 111 minutes


SYD - ROADRUNNER Screening
When: Sun Oct 31, 2021 11:00am to 01:00pm PDT

On behalf of Focus Features we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of ROADRUNNER: A Film about Anthony Bourdain.

When: Sunday 31 October 

Time: 10.45am for an 11am start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

SynopsisMorgan Neville’s Roadrunner explores the life of Anthony Bourdain, who went from the chef of an obscure New York restaurant to one of the most renowned figures in the food and cultural world.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 119 minutes


SYD - CODA Screening
When: Sat Oct 30, 2021 02:00pm to 04:00pm PDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of CODA.

When: Saturday 30 October 

Time: 1.45pm for a 2pm start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: As a CODA (child of deaf adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her home. When she discovers a passion for singing, Ruby must choose between family obligations and her dreams. Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner at Sundance Film Festival.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 111 minutes

This is an accessible screening. The screening will feature closed-captions but please advise if you require an ASL interpreter at check-in.


SYD - VAL Screening
When: Wed Oct 27, 2021 06:30pm to 08:00pm PDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of VAL.

When: Wednesday 27 October

Time: 6.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Covid-19 requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption. 

Synopsis: For over 40 years, Val Kilmer documented his own life and craft through thousands of hours of footage, from 16mm home movies to time spent in iconic roles for blockbuster movies. This documentary reveals a personal and sometimes-hilarious look at what it means to be an artist and a complex man.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 109 minutes

VAL is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. 


SYD - THE FIRST WAVE Screening
When: Sun Oct 24, 2021 11:00am to 12:30pm PDT

On behalf of National Geographic Documentary Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview of THE FIRST WAVE.

When: Sunday 24 October 

Time: 10.45 for an 11am start (please allow time for Covid check-in – see below)

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, Chippendale

Covid-19 requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption. 

Synopsis: With exclusive access inside one of New York’s hardest hit hospital systems during the terrifying first four months of the pandemic, Oscar®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning director Matthew Heineman’s THE FIRST WAVE spotlights the everyday heroes at the epicentre of COVID-19 as they come together to fight one of the greatest threats the world has ever encountered.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 94 minutes


SYD - PASSING Screening
When: Sat Oct 23, 2021 02:00pm to 03:30pm PDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview of PASSING.

When: Saturday 23 October

Time: 1.45pm for a 2pm start (please allow time for Covid protocols upon arrival – see below)

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, Chippendale

Covid-19 requirements: In line with government requirements, you must be fully vaccinated before you arrive at the cinema. All attendees will have their vaccination status checked at entry, so we recommend you are familiar with how to show your vaccination certificate or proof of exemption.

Synopsis: Based on the novel by Nella Larsen, the film follows two Black women, Irene (Tessa Thompson) & Clare (Ruth Negga) who can pass as white and choose to live on opposite sides of the color line in 1929 New York.

Written and directed by Rebecca Hall.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 98 minutes

Films at 42 will be releasing Passing in Australian cinemas on 28 October, before it is available to stream on Netflix from 10 November.


ADL - COMING 2 AMERICA
When: Wed Oct 20, 2021 06:45pm to 09:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of COMING 2 AMERICA.

When: Wednesday 20 October
Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start
Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 6

Synopsis: Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi (Arsenio Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation to the borough of Queens, New York—where it all began.

Duration: 110 minutes

RSVP is essential to here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:
As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
Contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61 428 727 303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


ADL - NETFLIX - THE HARDER THEY FALL
When: Tue Oct 19, 2021 06:45pm to 09:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Netlfix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of THE HARDER THE FALL.

When: Tuesday 19 October
Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start
Location: HOYTS Norwood, 185 The Parade, Norwood – Cinema 6

Synopsis: When outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) discovers that his enemy (Idris Elba) is being released from prison, he reunites his gang to seek revenge. The cast also includes Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield and Regina King.

Directed by Jeymes Samuel, from a screenplay by Jeymes Samuel and Boaz Yakin.

Producers are James Lassiter, Lawrence Bender, Jeymes Samuel and Shawn Carter.

Cinematographer is Mihai Malaimare Jr., Production Designer is Martin Whist and Editor is Tom Eagles.

Duration: 136 minutes

RSVP is essential to here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
You will need to check-in via the QR code upon entry.
There will be contactless temperature checks – anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.


ADL - CANCELLED - BECOMING COUSTEAU
When: Sat Oct 16, 2021 03:20pm to 05:00pm ACDT

Unfortunately the screening of BECOMING COUSTEAU at Norwood Hoyts tomorrow afternoon has been postponed.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

The film will be released on 22nd October, and we will be in touch soon to advise a new screening date.


VES Australia - Global SPEED Networking Event
When: Sat Oct 16, 2021 01:00pm to 02:00pm AEDT
West Coast Speed Networking

VES Global SPEED Networking Series

Join us for a global ‘Speed Networking’ event, hosted by the VES Los Angeles section.  This is a wonderful opportunity to meet with VES members in NORTH AMERICAAUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND and INDIA.

You could make 5+ new international VFX industry connections in just one hour. If you have not made it to one of these fast paced sessions before, this is the one you simply can’t miss!

  • Saturday, October 16th
  • 1:00 pm AEDT

Members can register for FREE at the link below (Members must login to the website).

#networkingevent #vfxartist

 


ADL - SHANG CHI Screening
When: Thu Sep 02, 2021 06:00pm to 09:30pm ACST

VES members are invited to a screening of SHANG CHI.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask if you show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP by 4:00pm, Wednesday, 1 September (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information).

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


MEL - SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY Screening
When: Sat Jul 17, 2021 03:00pm to 05:00pm PDT

Melbourne VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY, hosted by Luma Pictures.

Screening Details:

  • Saturday, 17 July, 3:00pm (exact time TBC)
  • Hoyts District Docklands
  • 440 Docklands Dr, Docklands VIC 3008

Please RSVP below by 10:00pm, Wednesday 14 July (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask that you or your guests do not attend VES events if you are experiencing any symptoms or if you have been exposed to the virus.

By signing up for this on-site, in-person screening/event sponsored by VES (Visual Effects Society), we willingly accept any potential inherent risks associated with COVID-19. VES cannot be held liable from any consequences that may transpire from said risk. Therefore, signing up for this screening/event infers implied consent of myself and my party and hereby indemnifies and holds harmless VES, its directors, its employees and any other affiliated persons from any adverse medical or financial impact that may result from our participation.


MEL - BLACK WIDOW Screening
When: Thu Jul 08, 2021 07:30pm to 09:30pm AEST

VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of BLACK WIDOW.

Screening Details:

  • Thursday, 8 July, 7:30pm
  • Village Cinemas Jam Factory
  • 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141

Please RSVP below by 10:00pm, Friday 2 July (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.


MEL - A QUIET PLACE PART II Screening
When: Wed Jun 30, 2021 06:15pm to 08:15pm AEST

VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of A QUIET PLACE PART II.

Screening Details:

  • Wednesday, 30 June, 6:15pm
  • Village Cinemas Jam Factory
  • 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141

Please RSVP below by 10:00pm, Friday 25 June (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.


ADL - IN THE HEIGHTS Screening
When: Sun Jun 27, 2021 02:45pm to 05:00pm ACST

VES members are invited to a screening of IN THE HEIGHTS.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask if you show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP by 10:00pm, Tuesday, 22 June (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information). Screening time is confirmed 2:45pm Sunday 27 June.

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


MEL - CRUELLA Screening
When: Sun Jun 20, 2021 04:30pm to 06:30pm AEST

VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of CRUELLA.

Screening Details:

  • Sunday, 20 June, 4:30pm
  • Village Cinemas Jam Factory
  • 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141

Please RSVP below by 5:00pm, Friday 18 June (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.


ADL - Fast and the Furious 9 Screening
When: Thu Jun 17, 2021 06:30pm to 06:30pm ACST

VES members are invited to a screening of Fast and the Furious 9: The Fast Saga.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask if you show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP by 8:00pm, Tuesday, 15 June (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information). Time is confirmed for 6:30pm Thursday 17 June at Palace Nova East End Cinema.

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


ADL - CRUELLA Screening
When: Sun May 30, 2021 02:45pm to 05:20pm ACST

VES members are invited to a screening of CRUELLA.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask if you show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP by 8:00pm, Tuesday, 25 May (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information). Time is now confirmed at 2:45pm Sunday 30 May.

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


Adelaide VES Mixer
When: Fri May 21, 2021 06:00pm to 08:00pm ACST

Please join us for our Adelaide VES Mixer.

You are invited to join us for a chance to meet new, existing and potential VES members in Adelaide! We encourage you to bring one potential eligible member to the function.

Event Details:
Friday 21st May at 6pm
The Jade
142-160 Flinders Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

Hope to see you there!


ADL - SPIRAL Screening Copy
When: Thu May 13, 2021 06:50pm to 09:20pm ACST

VES members are invited to a screening of SPIRAL.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask if you show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP using the form below by noon, Wednesday, 12 April (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information).

Please be advised that SPIRAL has an R18+ rating. Please ensure all ticket holders in your group are 18+ and bring ID on the night.

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


ADL - SPIRAL Screening
When: Thu May 13, 2021 06:50pm to 09:20pm ACST

VES members are invited to a screening of SPIRAL.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask if you show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP using the form below by noon, Wednesday, 12 April (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information).

Please be advised that SPIRAL has an R18+ rating. Please ensure all ticket holders in your group are 18+ and bring ID on the night.

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


SYD - VES Pub Night May 2021
When: Thu May 13, 2021 06:30pm to 10:30pm AEST

VES Australia members and one guest are invited to join us for our first social event of the year.

Event Details
Thursday May 13th
Keg & Brew
26 Foveaux St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Drinks and finger food provided.

RSVP via the event page on the VES website (login required):


MEL - MORTAL KOMBAT Screening
When: Wed Apr 28, 2021 07:30pm to 09:30pm AEST

VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of MORTAL KOMBAT.

Screening Details:

  • Wednesday, 28 April, 7:30pm
  • Village Cinemas Jam Factory
  • 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141

Please RSVP using the event page on the VES website by 5:00pm, Monday 26 April (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information):

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

 

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.


ADL - MORTAL KOMBAT Screening
When: Fri Apr 23, 2021 06:30pm to 09:00pm ACST

VES members are invited to a screening of MORTAL KOMBAT.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask if you show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP using the form below by 11:30am, Wednesday, 21 April (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information).

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


ADL - GODZILLA VS. KONG Screening
When: Thu Mar 25, 2021 06:30pm to 09:00pm ACDT
Godzilla vs. Kong Poster

VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of GODZILLA VS. KONG.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP using the form below by 11:30am, Tuesday, 23 March (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information).

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


SYD - MINARI Screening
When: Sat Mar 20, 2021 02:30pm to 04:30pm PDT

On behalf of A24 Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of MINARI

When: Saturday 20 March 

Time: 2.30pm start

Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

MINARI has been nominated for the following Academy Awards

  • Best actor in a leading role: Steven Yeun
  • Best actress in a supporting role: Yuh-Jung Youn
  • Best original score: Emile Mosseri
  • Best director: Lee Isaac Chung
  • Best original screenplay: Lee Isaac Chung
  • Best picture: Christina Oh

Synopsis: A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

Duration: 115 minutes 

Written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung, starring Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan Kim, Noel Kate Cho with Yuh-Jung Youn

Produced by Christina Oh.

You can view the trailer here

You can watch a conversation between Lee Isaac Chung and Bong Joon Ho here

For more information on the film, please visit here


BRISBANE - VIRTUAL PRODUCTION EVENT
When: Fri Mar 19, 2021 06:00pm to 08:00pm AEST

VES Australia members are invited to attend a virtual production event hosted by Edge/Lab.

Event Details
Friday, March 19 at 6pm
Cutting Edge, 90 Victoria Street, West End 4101

This event has been organised to give you access to some of the latest advancements in Virtual Production technologies with our partners at Big Picture, Logemas and ARRI. We will be demonstrating Unreal Engine integration with a large scale LED Stage including real time camera tracking and we will also be integrating various lighting technologies into the Stage. We are keen to not only show these new technologies but also discuss best practices, issues that we face and how various departments can all work together in this exciting new field.

If you are interested in attending this session please RSVP to
the below link ( numbers are limited )

Link to Virtual Production RSVP


ADL - RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON Screening
When: Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:00am to 01:00pm ACDT

VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP using the form below by 11:30am on Friday, 12 March (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information).

Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


SYD - PIECES OF A WOMAN Screening
When: Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm PST

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Netflix is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of PIECES OF A WOMAN.

When: Sunday 21 February

Time: 10.30am start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: When a young mother’s (Vanessa Kirby) home birth ends in unfathomable tragedy, she begins a year-long odyssey of mourning that fractures relationships with her mother (Ellen Burstyn), partner (Shia LaBeouf) and loved ones. It’s a story of a woman learning to live alongside her loss.

Directed by Kornél Mundruczó, written by Kata Wéber, and executive produced by Martin Scorsese.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 121 minutes

You can watch a Q&A with the filmmakers hosted by Martin Scorsese here

PIECES OF A WOMAN is now streaming on Netflix.


SYD - THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 Screening
When: Sat Feb 20, 2021 02:30pm to 04:30pm PST

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7.

When: Saturday 20 February 

Time: 2.15 for a 2.30pm start

Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

Synopsis: What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police. Protest organizers were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.

Directed & written by Aaron Sorkin

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Frank Langella, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Alex Sharp, Jeremy Strong and John Carroll Lynch 

You can view the trailer here

To view a Q&A with Aaron Sorkin, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong and Eddie Redmayne, moderated by Krista Smith, please visit here

Duration: 129 minutes


SYD - PALM SPRINGS Screening
When: Wed Feb 17, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm PST

On behalf of Hulu Originals we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of PALM SPRINGS.

When: Wednesday 17 February

Time: 6.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Today, tomorrow, and yesterday are all the same for Nyles, who is stuck in a time loop at a wedding in Palm Springs. But when Sarah, the sister of the bride, gets stuck as well, she helps him realize that carrying the weight of existence might just be a little better together.

The film stars Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti and J.K. Simmons.

PALM SPRINGS is directed by Max Barbakow and written by Andy Siara.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 87 minutes

To watch a Q&A with the filmmakers please visit here

PALM SPRINGS is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.


SYD - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI Screening
When: Sat Feb 13, 2021 02:30pm to 04:30pm PST

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI.

When: Saturday 13 February 

Time: 2.30pm start

Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

Synopsis: On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gather to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).

Based on the award winning play of the same name, One Night In Miami… is a fictional account inspired by the historic night these four formidable figures spent together. It looks at the struggles these men faced and the vital role they each played in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 1960s.  More than 40 years later, their conversations on racial injustice, religion, and personal responsibility still resonate.

Directed by Regina King.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 110 minutes

For more information and to watch a Q&A with the filmmakers, please visit here

One Night In Miami has received the following Golden Globe nominations:

  • Best Director Motion Picture: Regina King
  • Best Supporting Actor: Leslie Odom Jnr

And the following Screen Actors Guild nominations: 

  • Cast in a Motion Picture
  • Best Supporting Actor: Leslie Odom Jnr

ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI is now streaming on Amazon Prime.


MEL: ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI Screening
When: Sat Feb 13, 2021 02:30pm to 04:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

When: Saturday 13 February
Time: 2.30pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Synopsis: On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gather to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).

Based on the award winning play of the same name, One Night In Miami… is a fictional account inspired by the historic night these four formidable figures spent together. It looks at the struggles these men faced and the vital role they each played in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 1960s. More than 40 years later, their conversations on racial injustice, religion, and personal responsibility still resonate.

Directed by Regina King.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 110 minutes

For more information and to watch a Q&A with the filmmakers, please visit here

One Night In Miami has received the following Golden Globe nominations:

  • Best Director Motion Picture: Regina King
  • Best Supporting Actor: Leslie Odom Jnr

And the following Screen Actors Guild nominations:

  • Cast in a Motion Picture
  • Best Supporting Actor: Leslie Odom Jnr

ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI is now streaming on Amazon Prime.


SYD - DA 5 BLOODS Screening
When: Wed Feb 10, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm PST

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of DA 5 BLOODS.

When: Wednesday 10 February 

Time: 6.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Four African American vets–Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis) and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock)–return to Vietnam with Paul’s son David (Jonathan Majors) to search for the remains of their fallen leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the gold he helped hide.

Directed by Spike Lee.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 154 minutes

To watch a Q&A with the filmmakers please visit here

DA 5 BLOODS is now available to stream on Netflix.


MEL: DA 5 BLOODS Screening
When: Wed Feb 10, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of DA 5 BLOODS

When: Wednesday 10 February
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Synopsis: Four African American vets–Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis) and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock)–return to Vietnam with Paul’s son David (Jonathan Majors) to search for the remains of their fallen leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the gold he helped hide.

Directed by Spike Lee.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 154 minutes

To watch a Q&A with the filmmakers please visit here

DA 5 BLOODS is now available to stream on Netflix.


SYD - BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM Screening
When: Tue Feb 09, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm PST

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM.

When: Tuesday 9 February 

Time: 6.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis:  A satire on Trump’s America that follows a Kazakh journalist (Sacha Baron Cohen) who’s sent to America to deliver a gift from his government to Vice President Mike Pence. Along the way, his worldview is turned upside down and steadfast beliefs are challenged by his teenage daughter (Maria Bakalova).

Duration: 95 minutes

You can view the trailer here

For more information and to watch a Q&A with the filmmakers please visit here

BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.


SYD - THE LIFE AHEAD Screening
When: Mon Feb 08, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm PST

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE LIFE AHEAD.

When: Monday 8 February 

Time: 6.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: In seaside Italy, a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business, Madame Rosa (Sophia Loren), takes in 12-year-old Momo (Ibrahima Gueye), the Senegalese Muslim boy who recently robbed her. The two loners become each other’s protectors, anchoring an unconventional family.

Directed by Edoardo Ponti.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 94 minutes

To watch a Q&A with Edoardo Ponti and Sophia Loren hosted by Isabella Rossellini, please visit here

THE LIFE AHEAD is available to stream on Netflix. 


MEL: THE LIFE AHEAD Screening
When: Mon Feb 08, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE LIFE AHEAD

When: Monday 8 February
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Synopsis: In seaside Italy, a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business, Madame Rosa (Sophia Loren), takes in 12-year-old Momo (Ibrahima Gueye), the Senegalese Muslim boy who recently robbed her. The two loners become each other’s protectors, anchoring an unconventional family.

Directed by Edoardo Ponti.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 94 minutes

To watch a Q&A with Edoardo Ponti and Sophia Loren hosted by Isabella Rossellini, please visit here

THE LIFE AHEAD is available to stream on Netflix.


SYD - MINARI Screening
When: Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm PST

On behalf of A24 Films and with the assistance of Madman Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of MINARI.

When: Sunday 7 February

Time: 10.30am start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale 

Synopsis: A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

Written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung. Produced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Christina Oh.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 115 minutes

For more information on the film, please visit here

Madman Films will be releasing MINARI nationally on 18 February.


MEL: MINARI Screening
When: Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:30am to 11:30am PST

On behalf of A24 Films, and with the assistance of Madman Films, we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of MINARI

When: Sunday 7 February
Time: 10.30am start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Synopsis: A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

Written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung. Produced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Christina Oh.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 115 minutes

For more information on the film, please visit here


SYD - NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS Screening
When: Sat Feb 06, 2021 02:30pm to 04:30pm PST

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Focus Features is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS.

When: Saturday 6 February

Time: 2.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Written and directed by Eliza Hittman, the film is an intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn (Sidney Flanigan) and her cousin Skylar (Talia Ryder) embark across state lines to New York City on a fraught journey of friendship, bravery and compassion.

You can view the trailehere

For more information on the film and to watch a Q&A with the filmmakers visit here

Duration: 101 minutes


MEL: NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS Screening
When: Sat Feb 06, 2021 02:30pm to 03:30pm PST

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Focus Features is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS

When: Saturday 6 February
Time: 2.30pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Synopsis: Written and directed by Eliza Hittman, the film is an intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn (Sidney Flanigan) and her cousin Skylar (Talia Ryder) embark across state lines to New York City on a fraught journey of friendship, bravery and compassion.

You can view the trailer here

For more information on the film and to watch a Q&A with the filmmakers visit here

Duration: 101 minutes


SYD - I'M NO LONGER HERE Screening
When: Wed Feb 03, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm PST

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Netflix is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of I’M NO LONGER HERE.

When: Wednesday 3 February 

Time: 6.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: In the mountains of Monterrey, Mexico, a young street gang calling themselves “Los Terkos” spends their days listening to slowed-down cumbia and attending dance parties. After a mix-up with a local cartel, their leader is forced to flee to Queens, NY where he finds himself wanting to return home.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 96 minutes

To watch an exclusive Q&A with writer/director Fernando Frias de la Parra and Antonio Campos, please visit here

I’m No Longer Here is available to stream on Netflix.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the cinema complex foyer. 
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


MEL - BOYS STATE Screening
When: Wed Feb 03, 2021 06:30pm to 07:30pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Apple Original Films is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of Boys State

When: Wednesday 3 February
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: A political coming-of-age story, Boys State is a journey into the heart of American democracy through an annual rite of passage in which a thousand teenage boys from across Texas come together to build a representative government from the ground up.

Directed and produced by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 109 minutes

You can watch an exclusive Q&A with filmmakers Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine with Steven Garza moderated by Jay Roach here

BOYS STATE is available to stream on Apple TV+.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD Screening
When: Mon Feb 01, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm PST

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD.

When: Monday 1 February

Time: 6.30pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis:  While a lifetime of making documentaries has convinced her of the power of the real, Kirsten Johnson is ready to use every escapist movie-making trick in the book if it will help her 86 year old psychiatrist father elude death. Together, they will take the sting out of grief even if it kills them.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 90 minutes

To watch an exclusive Q&A with the Kirsten Johnson and Sam Green, please visit here

DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD is now streaming on Netflix.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

    • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
    • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the cinema complex foyer. 
    • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
    • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
    • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
    • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
    • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - MALCOLM & MARIE Screening
When: Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm PST

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of Malcolm & Marie.

When: Sunday 31 January 

Time: 10.30am start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: When filmmaker Malcolm (John David Washington) and his girlfriend Marie (Zendaya), return home from a movie premiere and await his film’s critical response, the evening takes a turn as revelations about their relationship surface, testing the couple’s love.

Directed & written by Sam Levinson.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 106 minutes

Malcolm & Marie will be available to stream on Netflix from 5 February.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the cinema complex foyer. 
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


MEL - MALCOLM & MARIE Screening
When: Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:30am to 11:30am AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of Malcolm and Marie.

When: Sunday 31 January
Time: 10.30am start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: When filmmaker Malcolm (John David Washington) and his girlfriend Marie (Zendaya), return home from a movie premiere and await his film’s critical response, the evening takes a turn as revelations about their relationship surface, testing the couple’s love.

Directed & written by Sam Levinson.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 106 minutes

To watch an exclusive Q&A with the filmmakers moderated by Jeremy O. Harris, please visit here

Malcolm & Marie will be on limited release in cinemas from 28 January – venues to be advised.

Malcolm & Marie will be available to stream on Netflix from 5 February.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the cinema complex foyer.
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - ON THE ROCKS Screening
When: Sat Jan 30, 2021 02:00pm to 04:00pm PST

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Apple Original Films is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of On the Rocks.

When: Saturday 30 January 

Time: 2pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: Written and directed by Sofia Coppola, ON THE ROCKS is about a young New York mother (Rashida Jones) faced with sudden doubts about her marriage who teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father (Bill Murray) to tail her husband. What follows is a comic adventure across the city—drawing father and daughter closer together despite one detour after another.

The film was produced by Youree Henley and Sofia Coppola.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 96 minutes

On The Rocks is available to stream on Apple TV+.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the cinema complex foyer. 
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - TIME Screening
When: Wed Jan 27, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of TIME

When: Wednesday 27th January
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: In this epic love story filmed over two decades, indomitable matriarch Fox Rich strives to raise her six sons and keep her family together as she fights for her husband’s release from the Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola.

Directed by Garrett Bradley. Produced by Lauren Domino, Kellen Quinn, Garrett Bradley

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 81 minutes

For more information on the film, please visit here

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the cinema complex foyer.
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

TIME is now streaming on Amazon Prime.


MEL - TIME Screening
When: Wed Jan 27, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of TIME

When: Wednesday 27th January
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne
Parking information: 2 hour parking, free from 6:30pm.

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: In this epic love story filmed over two decades, indomitable matriarch Fox Rich strives to raise her six sons and keep her family together as she fights for her husband’s release from the Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola.

Directed by Garrett Bradley. Produced by Lauren Domino, Kellen Quinn, Garrett Bradley

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 81 minutes

For more information on the film, please visit here

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the cinema complex foyer.
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

TIME is now streaming on Amazon Prime.


MEL - CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION Screening
When: Wed Jan 20, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION.

When: Wednesday 20 January
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne
Parking: Free from 6:30pm, all other times it is paid 2 hour parking.

Synopsis: In the early 1970s, teenagers with disabilities faced a future shaped by isolation, discrimination and institutionalization. Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp “for the handicapped” in the Catskills, exploded those confines. Jened was their freewheeling Utopia, a place with summertime sports, smoking and makeout sessions awaiting everyone, and campers felt fulfilled as human beings. Their bonds endured as they migrated West to Berkeley, California — a promised land for a growing and diverse disability community — where friends from Camp Jened realized that disruption and unity might secure life-changing accessibility for millions.

Co-directed by Emmy®-winning filmmaker Nicole Newnham and film mixer and former camper Jim LeBrecht, this joyous and exuberant documentary arrives the same year as the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, at a time when the country’s largest minority group still battles daily for the freedom to exist.

CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION is executive produced by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama; Tonia Davis and Priya Swaminathan; Oscar® nominee Howard Gertler (How to Survive a Plague) and Raymond Lifchez, Jonathan Logan and Patty Quillin; LeBrecht, Newnham and Sara Bolder produce.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 106 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. There will be limited seating to assist social distancing. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the complex foyer.
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

SYD - CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION Screening
When: Wed Jan 20, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION.

When: Wednesday 20 January
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: In the early 1970s, teenagers with disabilities faced a future shaped by isolation, discrimination and institutionalization. Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp “for the handicapped” in the Catskills, exploded those confines. Jened was their freewheeling Utopia, a place with summertime sports, smoking and makeout sessions awaiting everyone, and campers felt fulfilled as human beings. Their bonds endured as they migrated West to Berkeley, California — a promised land for a growing and diverse disability community — where friends from Camp Jened realized that disruption and unity might secure life-changing accessibility for millions.

Co-directed by Emmy®-winning filmmaker Nicole Newnham and film mixer and former camper Jim LeBrecht, this joyous and exuberant documentary arrives the same year as the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, at a time when the country’s largest minority group still battles daily for the freedom to exist.

CRIP CAMP: A DISABILITY REVOLUTION is executive produced by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama; Tonia Davis and Priya Swaminathan; Oscar® nominee Howard Gertler (How to Survive a Plague) and Raymond Lifchez, Jonathan Logan and Patty Quillin; LeBrecht, Newnham and Sara Bolder produce.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 106 minutes

RSVP is essential here. There will be limited seating to assist social distancing. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the complex foyer.
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

MEL - PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Screening
When: Tue Jan 19, 2021 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and 3 guests are invited to a Screening of Focus Features’ PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN.

Screening Details
Tuesday, Jan 19 at 7 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.

Please RSVP using the form below by 5pm, Monday Jan 18.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Please note: As part of COVID-19 contact tracing, you must enter a phone number for EACH guest attending.


SYD - THE WHITE TIGER Screening
When: Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Netflix is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE WHITE TIGER.

When: Sunday 17 January
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: The journey of a poor Indian driver who must use his wit and cunning to break free from servitude to his rich masters and rise to the top of the heap.

The film stars Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra-Jonas.

Based on the novel by Aravind Adiga. Directed by Ramin Bahrani.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 131 minutes

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the building.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

MEL - THE WHITE TIGER Screening
When: Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Netflix is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE WHITE TIGER.

When: Sunday 17 January
Time: 10.30am start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Parking Information: Parking free on Sundays

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: The journey of a poor Indian driver who must use his wit and cunning to break free from servitude to his rich masters and rise to the top of the heap.

The film stars Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra-Jonas.

Based on the novel by Aravind Adiga. Directed by Ramin Bahrani.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 131 minutes

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the building.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

SYD - I AM GRETA Screening
When: Sat Jan 16, 2021 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Hulu is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of I AM GRETA.

When: Saturday 16 January
Time: 2pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through never-before-seen footage in this intimate documentary. Starting with her one-person school strike for climate action outside the Swedish Parliament, I AM GRETA follows Greta’s rise to prominence and her global impact as she sparks school strikes around the world. The film culminates with her wind powered voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City.

Directed by Nathan Grossman. Produced by Fredrik Heinig and Cecilia Nessen.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 97 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the complex foyer.
  • You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

MEL - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI Screening
When: Thu Jan 14, 2021 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Amazon Studios is delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

When: Thursday 14 January
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: The Backlot Studios, 165 Bank Street, South Melbourne

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… is a fictional account of one incredible night in 1964, where four icons of activism, sports and music – Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke – gathered, discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the ’60s.

Directed by Regina King.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 110 minutes

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

SYD - FIREBALL Screening
When: Wed Jan 13, 2021 06:30pm to 08:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of FIREBALL: VISITORS FROM DARKER WORLDS.

When: Wednesday 13 January
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer’s new film “Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds” takes viewers on a journey to discover how shooting stars, meteorites and deep impacts have focused the human imagination on other realms and worlds, and on our past and our future.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 97 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening and when inside the complex foyer.
You will be required to check-in via the QR code on arrival.
You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this screening, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

FIREBALL is available to stream on Apple TV.


SYD - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI Screening
When: Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Amazon Studios is delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…

When: Sunday 10 January
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… is a fictional account of one incredible night in 1964, where four icons of activism, sports and music – Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke – gathered, discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the ’60s.

Directed by Regina King.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 110 minutes

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.

Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – all attendees must wear a face mask during the screening.

You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.

Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.

You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.

If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - PIECES OF A WOMAN Screening
When: Sat Jan 09, 2021 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Netflix is delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of PIECES OF A WOMAN.

When: Saturday 9 January

Time: 2pm start

Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: When a young mother’s (Vanessa Kirby) home birth ends in unfathomable tragedy, she begins a year-long odyssey of mourning that fractures relationships with her mother (Ellen Burstyn), partner (Shia LaBeouf) and loved ones. It’s a story of a woman learning to live alongside her loss.

Directed by Kornél Mundruczó, written by Kata Wéber, and executive produced by Martin Scorsese.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 121 minutes

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.

Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.

You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.

Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.

You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.

If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


MEL - WONDER WOMAN 1984 Screening
When: Tue Dec 29, 2020 07:30pm to 10:00pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and 3 guests are invited to a Screening of Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment’s WONDER WOMAN 1984.

Screening Details
Tuesday, Dec 29 at 7:30 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.

Please RSVP using the form below by 5pm, Friday Dec 18.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Please note: As part of COVID-19 contact tracing, you must enter a phone number for EACH guest attending.

If you would like to attend a screening of Wonder Woman 1984 but will not be in Melbourne or available for this date/time, please email Justin Porter.


SYD - MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Screening
When: Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Netflix is delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM.

When: Sunday 13 December
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: Chicago. 1927 recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), horn player Levee (Chadwick Boseman), and her white manager determined to control the fiery “Mother of the Blues.”

Based on August Wilson’s play. Produced by Denzel Washington & Todd Black. Directed by George C. Wolfe.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 93 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise, until after release.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - THE MIDNIGHT SKY Screening
When: Sat Dec 12, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

Blue Cat Pictures on behalf of Netflix is delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of George Clooney’s THE MIDNIGHT SKY.

When: Saturday 12 December
Time: 1.45 for 2pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine (George Clooney), a scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop a group of astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

Directed by Clooney, co-starring Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir, Tiffany Boone.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 122 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise, until after release. There is also an embargo on all VFX press stories until December 28.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

AFTRS Covid procedures: It is a condition of entry to AFTRS that everyone must scan a QR Code to check in at reception.

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Melbourne End of Year VES Mixer
When: Thu Dec 10, 2020 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

Please join us for our Melbourne End of Year VES Mixer of 2020!

After a much anticipated chance to socialise, you are invited to join us for a chance to meet new, existing and potential VES members in Melbourne!

Plus one’s welcome.

Event Details:
Thursday 10th December at 7pm
The Arcadia Rooftop
2 Toorak Rd, South Yarra VIC 3141

Drinks and Finger Food provided.

Hope to see you there!


SYD - BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM Screening
When: Tue Dec 08, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM.

When: Tuesday 8 December
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: A satire on Trump’s America that follows a Kazakh journalist (Sacha Baron Cohen) who’s sent to America to deliver a gift from his government to Vice President Mike Pence. Along the way, his worldview is turned upside down and steadfast beliefs are challenged by his teenage daughter (Maria Bakalova).

Duration: 95 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Sydney VES Holiday Mixer
When: Tue Dec 08, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

After what has been quite a year join your friends and colleagues at the Beresford Hotel in Surry Hills for the Sydney Holiday Mixer

This is a member only event and numbers are limited so don’t hesitate, RSVP now!

Look forward to seeing you there.


SYD - THE PROM Screening
When: Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE PROM.

When: Sunday 6 December
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: When a high school student in Indiana is banned from attending the prom with her girlfriend, a group of self-involved New York City actors find their own lives upended after they step in to champion her cause. The film adaptation of Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin & Matthew Sklar’s Broadway musical.

Directed by Ryan Murphy and starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman and Kerry Washington.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 131 minutes

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

THE PROM will launch on Netflix on December 11.


SYD - HERSELF Screening
When: Sat Dec 05, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of HERSELF.

When: Saturday 5 December
Time: 1.45pm for a 2pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

Synopsis: HERSELF tells the story of a young mother, Sandra, who seeks to rebuild her life from scratch, and provide a safe home for her two young daughters. She sets out to escape an abusive ex-partner, navigate a broken housing system, and bring together a community of friends who supports her.

Starring Clare Dunn and directed by Phyllida Lloyd from an original screenplay by Clare Dunn and Malcolm Campbell. Producers are Rory Gilmartin, Ed Guiney and Sharon Horgan.

Duration: 97 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

AFTRS Covid procedures: It is a condition of entry to AFTRS that everyone must scan a QR Code to check in at reception.

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

HERSELF will be available to stream on Amazon Prime from 8 January.


SYD - SYLVIE'S LOVE Screening
When: Wed Dec 02, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of SYLVIE’S LOVE.

When: Wednesday 2 December
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: In Sylvie’s Love, the jazz is smooth and the air sultry in the hot New York summer of 1957. Robert (Nnamdi Asomugha), a saxophonist, spends late nights playing behind a less-talented but well-known bandleader, as member of a jazz quartet. Sylvie (Tessa Thompson), who dreams of a career in television, spends her summer days helping around her father’s record store, as she waits for her fiancé to return from war. When Robert takes a part-time job at the record store, the two begin a friendship that sparks a deep passion in each of them unlike anything they have felt before. As the summer winds down, life takes them in different directions, bringing their relationship to an end. Years pass, Sylvie’s career as a TV producer blossoms, while Robert has to come to terms with what the age of Motown is doing to the popularity of Jazz. In a chance meeting, Sylvie and Robert cross paths again, only to find that while their lives have changed, their feelings for each other remain the same. Writer/director Eugene Ashe combines romance and music into a sweeping story that brings together changing times, a changing culture, and the true price of love.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 110 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

SYLVIE’S LOVE will be available to stream on Amazon Prime from 25 December.


SYD - PALM SPRINGS Screening
When: Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Hulu Originals we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of PALM SPRINGS.

When: Sunday 29 November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Today, tomorrow, and yesterday are all the same for Nyles, who is stuck in a time loop at a wedding in Palm Springs. But when Sarah, the sister of the bride, gets stuck as well, she helps him realize that carrying the weight of existence might just be a little better together.

The film stars Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti and J.K. Simmons.

PALM SPRINGS is directed by Max Barbakow and written by Andy Siara.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 87 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - MANK Screening
When: Sat Nov 28, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of MANK.

When: Saturday 28 November
Time: 2pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

Synopsis: 1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane for Orson Welles.

Directed by David Fincher.

You can view the trailer here.

Duration: 131 minutes

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

AFTRS Covid procedures: It is a condition of entry to AFTRS that everyone must scan a QR Code to check in at reception.

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

MANK will launch on Netflix on December 4.


SYD - HILLBILLY ELEGY Screening
When: Tue Nov 24, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of HILLBILLY ELEGY.

When: Tuesday 24 November
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Based on the memoir by J.D. Vance, HILLBILLY ELEGY is a modern exploration of the American Dream and three generations of an Appalachian family as told by its youngest member, a Yale Law student forced to return to his hometown.

Starring Amy Adams and Glenn Close. Directed by Ron Howard.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 116 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

HILLBILLY ELEGY will launch on Netflix on November 24.


ADL - GREYHOUND Screening
When: Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:30am to 12:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of GREYHOUND.

When: Sunday 22 November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: Tom Hanks stars as a longtime Navy veteran who, as a first-time captain, is tasked with protecting a convoy of 37 ships carrying thousands of soldiers and much-needed supplies across the treacherous waters of the Atlantic during World War II. For five days with no air cover, the captain and his small force of three escort ships must make their way through an area of the ocean known as “the Black Pit,” battling Nazi U-boats while protecting their invaluable ships and soldiers.

GREYHOUND is inspired by events during the Battle of the Atlantic, which took place in the earliest months of America’s alliance with Great Britain and the Allied Forces.

Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan and Elisabeth Shue star alongside Hanks. GREYHOUND was written by Tom Hanks, directed by Aaron Schneider and produced by Gary Goetzman.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 91 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

GREYHOUND is available to stream on Apple TV+.


SYD - GREYHOUND Screening
When: Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:30am to 12:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of GREYHOUND.

When: Sunday 22 November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Tom Hanks stars as a longtime Navy veteran who, as a first-time captain, is tasked with protecting a convoy of 37 ships carrying thousands of soldiers and much-needed supplies across the treacherous waters of the Atlantic during World War II. For five days with no air cover, the captain and his small force of three escort ships must make their way through an area of the ocean known as “the Black Pit,” battling Nazi U-boats while protecting their invaluable ships and soldiers.

GREYHOUND is inspired by events during the Battle of the Atlantic, which took place in the earliest months of America’s alliance with Great Britain and the Allied Forces.

Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan and Elisabeth Shue star alongside Hanks. GREYHOUND was written by Tom Hanks, directed by Aaron Schneider and produced by Gary Goetzman.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 91 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

GREYHOUND is available to stream on Apple TV+.


ADL - WOLFWALKERS Screening
When: Sat Nov 21, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of WOLFWALKERS.

When: Saturday 21 November
Time: 2pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: In a time of superstition and magic, a young apprentice hunter, Robyn Goodfellowe, journeys to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last wolf pack. While exploring the forbidden lands outside the city walls, Robyn befriends a free-spirited girl, Mebh, a member of a mysterious tribe rumored to have the ability to transform into wolves by night. As they search for Mebh’s missing mother, Robyn uncovers a secret that draws her further into the enchanted world of the Wolfwalkers and risks turning into the very thing her father is tasked to destroy.

Written by Will Collins. Directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 103 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

AFTRS Covid procedures: It is a condition of entry to AFTRS that everyone must scan a QR Code to check in at reception.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

WOLFWALKERS will be available to stream on Apple TV from 11 December.


SYD - WOLFWALKERS Screening
When: Sat Nov 21, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of WOLFWALKERS.

When: Saturday 21 November
Time: 2pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

Synopsis: In a time of superstition and magic, a young apprentice hunter, Robyn Goodfellowe, journeys to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last wolf pack. While exploring the forbidden lands outside the city walls, Robyn befriends a free-spirited girl, Mebh, a member of a mysterious tribe rumored to have the ability to transform into wolves by night. As they search for Mebh’s missing mother, Robyn uncovers a secret that draws her further into the enchanted world of the Wolfwalkers and risks turning into the very thing her father is tasked to destroy.

Written by Will Collins. Directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 103 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

AFTRS Covid procedures: It is a condition of entry to AFTRS that everyone must scan a QR Code to check in at reception.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

WOLFWALKERS will be available to stream on Apple TV from 11 December.


ADL - UNCLE FRANK Screening
When: Tue Nov 17, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of UNCLE FRANK.

When: Tuesday 17 November
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: In 1973, teenaged Beth Bledsoe (Sophia Lillis) leaves her rural Southern hometown to study at New York University where her beloved Uncle Frank (Paul Bettany) is a revered literature professor. She soon discovers that Frank is gay, and living with his longtime partner Walid “Wally” Nadeem (Peter Macdissi) – an arrangement that he has kept secret for years. After the sudden death of Frank’s father – Beth’s grandfather – Frank is forced to reluctantly return home for the funeral with Beth in tow, and to finally face a long-buried trauma that he has spent his entire adult life running away from.

Written and Directed by Alan Ball.

You can view the trailer here.

Duration: 95 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

UNCLE FRANK will be available to stream on Amazon Prime from 25 November.


MEL - TENET Screening
When: Mon Nov 16, 2020 07:00pm to 10:00pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are invited to a Screening of Warner Bros. and Syncopy’s TENET.

Screening Details
Monday, Nov 16 at 7:00 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.

Please RSVP using the form below by 5pm, Thursday Nov 12.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Please note: As part of COVID-19 contact tracing, you must enter a phone number for EACH guest attending.


ADL - I'M YOUR WOMAN Screening
When: Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of I’M YOUR WOMAN.

When: Sunday 15 November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: Set in the 1970s, I’M YOUR WOMAN tells the story of Jean (Rachel Brosnahan), a wife and mother forced to go on the run with her baby in the aftermath of her husband’s crimes.

Directed by Julia Hart. Written by Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 120 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

I’M YOUR WOMAN will be available to stream on Amazon Prime from 11 December.


SYD - I'M YOUR WOMAN Screening
When: Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of I’M YOUR WOMAN.

When: Sunday 15 November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Set in the 1970s, I’M YOUR WOMAN tells the story of Jean (Rachel Brosnahan), a wife and mother forced to go on the run with her baby in the aftermath of her husband’s crimes.

Directed by Julia Hart. Written by Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 120 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

I’M YOUR WOMAN will be available to stream on Amazon Prime from 11 December.


ADL - THE LIFE AHEAD Screening
When: Sat Nov 14, 2020 02:30pm to 04:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE LIFE AHEAD.

When: Saturday 14 November
Time: 2.30pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: In seaside Italy, a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business, Madame Rosa (Sophia Loren), takes in 12-year-old Momo (Ibrahima Gueye), the Senegalese Muslim boy who recently robbed her. The two loners become each other’s protectors, anchoring an unconventional family.

Directed by Edoardo Ponti.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 94 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – it is a condition of entry to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

THE LIFE AHEAD will be available to stream on Netflix from 11 November.


SYD - THE LIFE AHEAD Screening
When: Sat Nov 14, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE LIFE AHEAD.

When: Saturday 14 November
Time: 1.40 for a 2pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

Synopsis: In seaside Italy, a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business, Madame Rosa (Sophia Loren), takes in 12-year-old Momo (Ibrahima Gueye), the Senegalese Muslim boy who recently robbed her. The two loners become each other’s protectors, anchoring an unconventional family.

Directed by Edoardo Ponti.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 94 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

AFTRS Covid procedures: It is a condition of entry to AFTRS that everyone must scan a QR Code to check in at reception.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – it is a condition of entry to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

THE LIFE AHEAD will be available to stream on Netflix from 11 November.


ADL - SOUND OF METAL Screening
When: Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of SOUND OF METAL.

When: Sunday 8 November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: The life of an itinerant punk-metal drummer begins to unravel when he suddenly loses his hearing, and with it, his identity.

Starring Riz Ahmed. Directed by Darius Marder.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 130 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - SOUND OF METAL Screening
When: Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of SOUND OF METAL.

When: Sunday 8 November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: The life of an itinerant punk-metal drummer begins to unravel when he suddenly loses his hearing, and with it, his identity.

Starring Riz Ahmed. Directed by Darius Marder.

You can view the trailer here.
Duration: 130 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


SYD - THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION Screening
When: Sat Nov 07, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION.

When: Saturday 7 November
Time: 1.40 for a 2pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

Synopsis: Radha is a down-on-her-luck NY playwright, who is desperate for a breakthrough before 40. Reinventing herself as rapper RadhaMUSPrime, she vacillates between the worlds of Hip Hop and theater in order to find her true voice.

Written, directed, starring & produced by Radha Blank.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 129 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

AFTRS Covid procedures: It is a condition of entry to AFTRS that everyone must scan a QR Code to check in at reception.

It is also a current requirement that before entering the AFTRS Building, all persons must first complete an online module on infection prevention and control awareness: https://www.sentrient.com.au/course/ipc.html (We are in discussions about the relevance of this survey for those entering the building to attend a private screening.)

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – it is a condition of entry to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION is available to stream on Netflix.


ADL - BOYS STATE Screening
When: Sat Oct 31, 2020 02:30pm to 04:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of BOYS STATE.

When: Saturday 31 October
Time: 2.30pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: A political coming-of-age story, Boys State is a journey into the heart of American democracy through an annual rite of passage in which a thousand teenage boys from across Texas come together to build a representative government from the ground up.

Directed and produced by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 109 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

BOYS STATE is available to stream on Apple TV+.


SYD - BOYS STATE Screening
When: Sat Oct 31, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Apple Original Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of BOYS STATE.

When: Saturday 31 October
Time: 2pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

Synopsis: A political coming-of-age story, Boys State is a journey into the heart of American democracy through an annual rite of passage in which a thousand teenage boys from across Texas come together to build a representative government from the ground up.

Directed and produced by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 109 minutes

RSVP is essential here. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

BOYS STATE is available to stream on Apple TV+.


SYD - RADIOACTIVE Screening
When: Wed Oct 28, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios and Australian distributor Studiocanal we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of RADIOACTIVE.

When: Wednesday 28 October
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: RADIOACTIVE is the true-story of Marie Curie and her Nobel Prize-winning work that changed the world starring Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley.
You can view the trailer here
Duration: 109 minutes

RSVP is essential here. There will be limited seating to assist social distancing. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Studiocanal will release RADIOACTIVE in Australia on 5 November.


ADL - RADIOACTIVE Screening
When: Tue Oct 27, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios and Australian distributor Studiocanal we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry preview screening of RADIOACTIVE.

When: Tuesday 27 October
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: RADIOACTIVE is the true-story of Marie Curie and her Nobel Prize-winning work that changed the world starring Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley.
You can view the trailer here
Duration: 109 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. There will be limited seating to assist social distancing. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Studiocanal will release RADIOACTIVE in Australia on 5 November.


ADL - OVER THE MOON Screening
When: Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of OVER THE MOON.

When: Sunday 25 October
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess. Over the Moon is a musical adventure about moving forward, embracing the unexpected, and the power of imagination.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 99 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. There will be limited seating to assist social distancing. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

OVER THE MOON will be available to stream on Netflix from 23 October.


SYD - DA 5 BLOODS Screening
When: Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of DA 5 BLOODS.

When: Sunday 25 October
Time: 10am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

Synopsis: Four African American vets–Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis) and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock)–return to Vietnam with Paul’s son David (Jonathan Majors) to search for the remains of their fallen leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the gold he helped hide.

Directed by Spike Lee.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 154 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. There will be limited seating to assist social distancing. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

DA 5 BLOODS is now available to stream on Netflix.


ADL - DA 5 BLOODS Screening
When: Sat Oct 24, 2020 03:00pm to 05:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of DA 5 BLOODS.

When: Saturday 24 October
Time: 3pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Synopsis: Four African American vets–Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis) and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock)–return to Vietnam with Paul’s son David (Jonathan Majors) to search for the remains of their fallen leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the gold he helped hide.

Directed by Spike Lee.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 154 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. There will be limited seating to assist social distancing. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

DA 5 BLOODS is now available to stream on Netflix.


SYD - OVER THE MOON Screening
When: Sat Oct 24, 2020 03:00pm to 05:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of OVER THE MOON.

When: Saturday 24 October
Time: 3pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

Synopsis: Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess. Over the Moon is a musical adventure about moving forward, embracing the unexpected, and the power of imagination.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 99 minutes

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au. There will be limited seating to assist social distancing. Invitation is strictly non-transferable.

COVID protocols: This private screening will adhere to all government recommendations for Covid safety and will include some additional measures:

  • As a condition of entry, we must keep a contact register for every screening. Contact details (mobile and email) must be supplied 24 hours in advance for anyone attending including these details for your guest.
  • Hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided – we encourage all attendees to wear a face mask during the screening.
  • You must not attend the screening if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms.
  • Contactless temperature checks upon entry. Anyone displaying any symptoms will not be admitted.
  • You will be able to sit with your guest but social distancing will be employed in the cinema to ensure that you are at a safe distance from other attendees.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive to Covid19 following a screening, please call +61428727303 immediately or email celia@bluecatpictures.com.au in order that we can advise all other guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding theses screenings, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

OVER THE MOON will be available to stream on Netflix from 23 October.


ADL - TENET Screening
When: Tue Sep 15, 2020 06:15pm to 09:00pm ACST

VES members and a guest are invited to a screening of TENET.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP using the form below by Sunday, 13 September (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information).
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


Screening - THE EIGHT HUNDRED (Adelaide, South Australia)
When: Tue Sep 08, 2020 06:30pm to 09:30pm PDT

VES members and a guest in Adelaide, South Australia are invited to a screening of THE EIGHT HUNDRED, hosted by Rising Sun Pictures. 

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)


VES Australia - On The Applebox with Ari Wegner ACS
When: Tue Sep 08, 2020 07:30pm to 08:30pm AEST

VES members are invited to a zoom webinar hosted by the Australian Cinematographers Society:

Our next Q&A event will be with acclaimed cinematographer Ari Wegner ACS, who is recently back from NZ after shooting Jane Campion’s latest feature film The Power of the Dog.

Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2006 Ari Wegner ACS has worked on dozens of commercials, short films, TV series and feature-length films, before landing the gig as cinematographer on Foxtel TV series THE KETTERING INCIDENT (2016) followed closely by landmark feature film LADY MACBETH.

Ari’s recent projects include TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG (2019), THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE (2017), IN FABRIC (2018), and STRAY (2018). She has also lensed commercials for ANZ, AFL, UWS and the NZ Fire Service.

You can catch some of Ari’s work on Stan including The True History of the Kelly Gang, Lady Macbeth, Stray and The Girlfriend Experience which Ari shot 8 episodes of in season 2.

If you have a question to ask Ari then please send them to events.vic@cinematographer.net.au

Event Details Date: Tuesday the 8th of September, 2020
Time: 7:30pm AEST

Please register for this webinar here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JL2JRyCKQ_y_iYdbmXG47A


VES Australia - ACS Victoria Presents 'Relic' Q&A with Charlie Sarroff + Natalie Erika James
When: Tue Aug 04, 2020 04:30pm to 05:30pm AEST

VES Members in Australia are invited to a special ACS Q&A Event.

We are excited to present a Q&A discussion with Cinematographer Charlie Sarroff and Director Natalie Erika James on their debut feature film relic.

Relic is a 2020 horror drama film directed by Natalie Erika James in her directorial debut, from a screenplay by James and Christian White. It stars Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin and Bella Heathcote.

The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2020, and was released July 10 in Australia on streaming service Stan.

Charlie will be joining us for the event from LA. This will be a Q&A event hosted by ACS Victoria Vice President Gerald Wiblin.

We highly recommend checking Relic out on Stan beforehand and also having a squizz at Charlie’s impressive range of music videos and short films.

You can register for this Webinar here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mYE6Pe5HSwObpAne0tznBw


ACS Webinar: On The Applebox with Dylan River
When: Tue Jul 07, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEST

VES Members are invited to a special ACS Webinar: On The Applebox with Dylan River

ACS Victoria is holding an On The Applebox with cinematographer, director, filmmaker Dylan River.

Dylan River is a filmmaker from Alice Springs whose work has screened at Berlin Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Venice Film Festival and at Melbourne’s own MIFF ‘The Australian Dream’ won the audience award for Best Documentary

In 2013 his debut documentary titled: “Buckskin”, won Foxtel Documentary Prize at the 60th annual Sydney Film Festival.

His first short film “Nulla Nulla” was selected for the Berlin Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival and won the 2015 AACTA Award.

In 2017 he worked as second unit director and cinematographer on “Sweet Country” which world premiered at the Venice Film festival, picking up the special jury prize.

In 2018 Dylan completed his second documentary “Finke: There and back” Narrated by Eric Bana and His most recent project “Robbie Hood” is a 6 x 10min series for SBS. It is a retelling of the famous folk tale set in his home town of Alice Springs and won the 2019 AACTA award for best online series

Last year Dylan worked as cinematographer for SBS/NITV 6 x half hour “The Beach” followed by Mystery Road 2.

This will be an open Q and A event hosted by ACS Victoria committee member Vanessa Cox.

Register for the webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YNiUfhxiS4qxSwqshLQYXQ


Webinar: The Colourist - Cinematographer Relationship
When: Thu Jun 25, 2020 04:00pm to 07:00pm AEST

VES Members in Australia are invited to a Webinar hosted by the Australian Cinematographers Society: The Colourist – Cinematographer Relationship

This event will discuss the process and relationship of cinematographers and colourists working together and will benefit both emerging DP’s with limited experience in the grading suite and those more seasoned DP’s wishing to learn more about getting the best result collaborating with professional colourists.

The panel will include:
CJ Dobson CSI – https://cjdobson.com/
Deidre “Dee” McClelland CSI – https://deidremcclelland.com.au/
Fergus Hally CSI – https://www.fergushally.com.au/

The panel will be hosted by Warwick Field ACS – http://www.warwickfield.com/

RSVP for this webinar here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8fxlrxN2SE-Mji6_IRh-4g


SYD - THE INVISIBLE MAN Screening (Cancelled)
When: Thu Mar 19, 2020 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

 

Due to an abundance of caution during the COVID-19 outbreak, we are forced to cancel the VES Australia screening of Universal Pictures’ The Invisible Man in Sydney.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

RSVPs are closed

Thursday March 19, 2020 at 7:00PM

Fox Studios Australia Screening Room #1
38 Driver Avenue, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW 2021

Please note that screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


ADL - New Year Social Mixer 2020!
When: Tue Mar 10, 2020 06:30pm to 08:00pm ACDT
The Jade

Please join us for the first VES Mixer of 2020!

You are invited to join us for a chance to meet new, existing and potential VES members in Adelaide!

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Plus ones welcome.

Event Details
Tuesday 10th March at 6.30pm
The Jade
142-160 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Drinks and Finger Food provided.

RSVP via the form below. Hope to see you there!


MEL - THE INVISIBLE MAN Screening
When: Tue Mar 10, 2020 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are invited to a Screening of Universal Pictures’ THE INVISIBLE MAN.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Screening Details
Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.

Please RSVP using the form below by 5pm Sunday March 8.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


SYD - New Year Social Mixer 2020
When: Thu Mar 05, 2020 06:30pm to 09:00pm PST

Please join us for the first VES Mixer of 2020!

You are invited to join us for a chance to meet new, existing and potential VES members in Sydney!

Plus one’s welcome.

Event Details
Thursday 5th March at 6.30pm
The Local Taphouse – Rooftop
122 Flinders St, Darlinghurst

Drinks and Finger Food provided.

RSVP via the form below by March 4th. Hope to see you there!


MEL - New Year Mixer 2020!
When: Thu Mar 05, 2020 06:30pm to 09:00pm AEDT

Please join us for the first VES Mixer of 2020!

You are invited to join us for a chance to meet new, existing and potential VES members in Melbourne!

Plus one’s welcome.

Event Details
Thursday 5th March at 6.30pm
The Clarendon – Sky Bar
209-215 Clarendon St, South Melbourne

Drinks and Finger Food provided.

RSVP via the form below. Hope to see you there!


MEL - BIRDS OF PREY Screening
When: Tue Feb 11, 2020 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are invited to a Screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ BIRDS OF PREY.

Screening Details
Tuesday, Feb 11 at 7:00 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.

Please RSVP using the form below, by 5pm Sunday Feb 9.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


Screening - 1917 - Adelaide, Australia
When: Sun Jan 19, 2020 05:45pm to 08:00pm ACDT
1917 movie poster

The Visual Effects Society invite members and one guest to a screening of the World War I epic, 1917.

When: 5.45pm for a 6.00pm screening, Sunday, 19 January

Where: GU Film House, Adelaide

RSVP is essential by Friday 17 January.

Synopsis: During World War I, two British soldiers — Lance Cpl. Schofield and Lance Cpl. Blake — receive seemingly impossible orders. In a race against time, they must cross over into enemy territory to deliver a message that could potentially save 1,600 of their fellow comrades — including Blake’s own brother.

 


SYD - THE CAVE Screening
When: Tue Jan 07, 2020 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of National Geographic we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of feature documentary THE CAVE.

Screening Details
When: Tuesday 7th January
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

THE CAVE synopsis: From filmmaker Feras Fayyad, THE CAVE tells the story of a hidden secret underground hospital in Syria and the female-led team of civilians and medical professionals who risk their lives to provide medical care to the besieged local population. Amidst the devastation of war, 30-year-old aspiring pediatrician Dr. Amani and her team work tirelessly to restore health and hope.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 102 minutes

This is a private screening – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - DOWNTON ABBEY Screening
When: Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Focus Features and the ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of DOWNTON ABBEY.

Screening Details
When: Tuesday 7 January
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Universal Theatrette – Level 32, 580 George St, Sydney

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: DOWNTON ABBEY comes to the big screen, as the aristocratic Crawley family and their staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England threatens to turn the natural order of the estate upside down, unleashing secrets and scandals that leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Directed by Michael Engler. Written by Julian Fellowes and starring the original cast.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 122 minutes


SYD - THE LIGHTHOUSE Screening
When: Mon Jan 06, 2020 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of THE LIGHTHOUSE.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Monday 6th January
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

Synopsis: From director Robert Eggers comes the tale of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Trapped and isolated due to a seemingly never-ending storm, the two men engage in an escalating battle of wills, as tensions boil over and mysterious forces (which may or may not be real) loom all around them.

You can view the trailer here

For more information please visit: http://a24screenings.com/thelighthouse/

Duration: 109 minutes


SYD - THE REPORT Screening
When: Sun Jan 05, 2020 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios, we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of THE REPORT.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Sunday 5th January
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

Synopsis: THE REPORT is a thriller based on actual events. Idealistic staffer Daniel J. Jones (Adam Driver) is tasked by his boss Senator Dianne Feinstein (Annette Bening) to lead an investigation of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program created in the aftermath of 9/11. Jones’ relentless pursuit of the truth leads to findings that uncover the lengths to which the nation’s top intelligence agency went to destroy evidence, subvert the law, and hide a shocking secret from the American public.

THE REPORT is written and directed by Scott Z. Burns, and the film also stars Jon Hamm, Sarah Goldberg, Michael C. Hall, Douglas Hodge, Fajer Kaisi, Ted Levine, Jennifer Morrison, Tim Blake Nelson, Linda Powell, Matthew Rhys, T. Ryder Smith, Corey Stoll, and Maura Tierney.

You can view the trailer here

For more information, please visit: https://www.amazonstudiosawards.com/film/the-report/

Duration: 119 minutes


SYD - MARRIAGE STORY Screening
When: Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of MARRIAGE STORY:

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Sunday 5th January
Time: 10am start
Location: Ritz Cinemas, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick, Sydney (Cinema 6)

Synopsis: MARRIAGE STORY is filmmaker Noah Baumbach’s portrait of a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta co-star.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 136 minutes

For more information please visit: https://netflixawards.com/marriage-story/


VES Nomination Event
When: Sat Jan 04, 2020 09:00am to 02:00pm PST

VES Awards Nomination Judging 2020

MEET, GREET, AND VOTE! A CALL FOR JUDGES!

(Check with specific sections for local times)

Now that the 18th Annual VES Awards season is underway, we once again invite VES members to participate in our Nomination Panels. The Nomination Event will be held worldwide on January 4, 2020.

Any active VES member who can travel to one of the cities listed below may participate.

This is your chance to determine who will ultimately walk up to the podium on January 29, 2020, to collect a coveted VES Award. A single vote may make the difference between being nominated… or not… and that vote could be yours!

Past participants know that this is the must-attend event of the awards season. Not only will you view some of the most amazing visual imagery of 2019, you’ll get to see exclusive behind-the-scenes footage while participating in the single best networking opportunity of the year. It’s a chance to see old friends, meet the best and brightest in the visual effects field, and learn new techniques that you can apply to your own craft. All of that, plus the satisfaction of knowing that you have participated in choosing what will ultimately be the Nominations announced to the press for the 18th Annual VES Awards.

Judges who register to participate will receive information about specific times and locations from their local section representatives once their applications are received. If you are ready to make a difference, please submit your Panel Judge Application BELOW. Make sure you check the box indicating which of the Nomination Event locations you are applying for.

The Nomination Event is a full-day event held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 around the globe. Nominees will be announced on Monday, January 6, 2020. We look forward to receiving your Judge Application to make this year’s Nomination Event a success!

-The 18th Annual VES Awards Committee

Click here to sign up!

(VES Members must be logged in to access the sign-up form)


SYD - HONEY BOY Screening
When: Sat Jan 04, 2020 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios, we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of HONEY BOY.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Saturday 4th January
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

Synopsis: Directed by Alma Har’el and written by Shia LaBeouf, HONEY BOY traces the life of child actor Otis Lort as he rises from early sitcom success to a self-destructive Hollywood supernova. Based on LaBeouf’s own life, HONEY BOY weaves together two timelines as Otis (played by Noah Jupe and Lucas Hedges) struggles to come to terms with his ex-rodeo clown father, played by LaBeouf in a role inspired by his own dad.

You can view the trailer here

For more information, please visit: https://www.amazonstudiosawards.com/film/honey-boy/

Duration: 93 minutes


SYD - THE TWO POPES Screening
When: Sat Jan 04, 2020 03:00pm to 05:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of THE TWO POPES:

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Saturday 4th January
Time: 3pm start
Location: Ritz Cinemas, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick, Sydney (Cinema 6)

Synopsis: From director Fernando Meirelles and screenwriter Anthony McCarten, comes a story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront elements from their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world. Inspired by true events.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 125 minutes

For more information please visit: https://netflixawards.com/two-popes/


MEL - JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL Screening
When: Fri Jan 03, 2020 07:45pm to 09:45pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and 3 guests are invited to a Screening of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Columbia Pictures’ JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL.

Screening Details
Friday, Jan 03 at 7:45 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.

Please RSVP using the form below by 5pm, Wednesday Jan 01.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


SYD - DARK WATERS Screening
When: Fri Jan 03, 2020 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Focus Features and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of DARK WATERS.

Screening Details
When: Friday 3rd January
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Produced by and starring Mark Ruffalo, DARK WATERS is inspired by a true story. Attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything – his future, his family, and his livelihood – to expose the truth.

DARK WATERS is directed by Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Mario Correa and Matthew Michael Carnahan. The drama also stars Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, and Bill Pullman. The film was produced by Ruffalo, Pamela Koffler and Christine Vachon.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 126 minutes

For more information, please visit: https://focusfeaturesawards2019.com/dark-waters/consider

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film on 5 March 2020.


SYD - THE KING Screening
When: Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:00am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE KING.

Screening Details
When: Friday 3rd January 2020
Time: 10am start
Location: Ritz Cinemas, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick, Sydney (Cinema 6)

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has spent years rejecting royal life and living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and forced to embrace the life he’s tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life — including his relationship with his closet friend and mentor, Falstaff (Joel Edgerton).

Directed by David Michôd and co-written by Michôd and Edgerton, THE KING co-stars Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson, and Lily-Rose Depp.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 133 minutes

For more information please visit: https://netflixawards.com/king/


SYD - BOMBSHELL Screening
When: Thu Jan 02, 2020 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Lionsgate and ANZ distributor StudioCanal we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of BOMBSHELL

Screening Details
When: Thursday 2nd January
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow and Margot Robbie star in BOMBSHELL, a look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time. Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL tells the story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created Fox News.

Directed by Jay Roach and written by Charles Randolph, the film also stars Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Mark Duplass, Rob Delaney, Malcolm McDowell and Allison Janney. The film is produced by Charlize Theron, p.g.a., Jay Roach, p.g.a., and Charles Randolph, p.g.a.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 108 minutes

For more information, please visit: https://lionsgateawards.com/bombshell/info

StudioCanal will be releasing the film nationally on 16 Jan 2020.


SYD - THE IRISHMAN Screening
When: Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of THE IRISHMAN:

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Tuesday 31st December
Time: 10am start
Location: Ritz Cinemas, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick, Sydney (Cinema 6)

Synopsis: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN, a saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries and connections to mainstream politics.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 210 minutes

For more information please visit: https://netflixawards.com/irishman/


MEL - CATS Screening
When: Mon Dec 30, 2019 06:10pm to 08:10pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and 3 guests are invited to a Screening of Amblin Entertainment and Universal Pictures’ CATS.

Screening Details
Monday, Dec 30 at 6:10 PM
Village Cinemas Crown Casino
50/8 Whiteman Street, Southbank VIC 3006

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.

Please RSVP using the form below by Saturday, Dec 28, 5pm.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


SYD - THE FAREWELL Screening
When: Mon Dec 30, 2019 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of THE FAREWELL.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Monday 30th December
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

Synopsis: In writer-director Lulu Wang’s THE FAREWELL, Billi (Awkwafina) returns to her extended family in China and finds that, although everyone knows their beloved matriarch Nai Nai (Zhao Shuzhen) has been given just weeks to live, they have decided it best not to tell Nai Nai herself. Instead they gather under the guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered in new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations, she finds that there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken. Based on an actual lie.

You can view the trailer here

For more information please visit: http://a24screenings.com/thefarewell/

THE FAREWELL is eligible for your consideration in all categories, except International Film.

Duration: 100 minutes


SYD - MARRIAGE STORY Screening
When: Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of MARRIAGE STORY:

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Monday 30th December
Time: 10am start
Location: Ritz Cinemas, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick, Sydney (Cinema 6)

Synopsis: MARRIAGE STORY is filmmaker Noah Baumbach’s portrait of a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta co-star.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 136 minutes

For more information please visit: https://netflixawards.com/marriage-story/


SYD - LES MISÉRABLES Screening
When: Sun Dec 29, 2019 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios, we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of LES MISÉRABLES.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Sunday 29th December
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

Synopsis: Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, Les Misérables – directed by Ladj Ly – follows Stéphane (Damien Bonnard), a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, as he joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris (Alexis Manenti) and Gwada (Djebril Zonga), Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

You can view the trailer here

For more information, please visit https://www.amazonstudiosawards.com/film/les-miserables/

Duration: 102 minutes


SYD - THE IRISHMAN Screening
When: Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of THE IRISHMAN:

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Sunday 29th December
Time: 10am start
Location: Ritz Cinemas, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick, Sydney (Cinema 6)

Synopsis: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN, a saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries and connections to mainstream politics.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 210 minutes

For more information please visit: https://netflixawards.com/irishman/


SYD - UNCUT GEMS Screening
When: Sat Dec 28, 2019 05:00pm to 07:00pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of UNCUT GEMS.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Saturday 28th December
Time: 5pm start
Location: The QT Screening Room (The QT Hotel Sydney), 49 Market Street, Sydney

Synopsis: From filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie comes a crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

You can view the trailer here

For more information please visit: http://a24screenings.com/uncutgems/

Duration: 135 minutes


SYD - MARRIAGE STORY Screening
When: Sat Dec 28, 2019 03:00pm to 05:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a screening of MARRIAGE STORY:

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Screening Details
When: Saturday 28th December
Time: 3pm start
Location: Ritz Cinemas, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick, Sydney (Cinema 6)

Synopsis: MARRIAGE STORY is filmmaker Noah Baumbach’s portrait of a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta co-star.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 136 minutes

For more information please visit: https://netflixawards.com/marriage-story/


MEL - STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Screening
When: Fri Dec 20, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are Invited to a Screening of Disney and LucasFilm’s STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER.

Screening Details
Friday, Dec 20 at 6:30 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.

Please RSVP using the form below.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


ADL Event: South Australian Film & TV Guilds Christmas Catch Up
When: Thu Dec 19, 2019 06:00pm to 09:00pm ACDT

It’s time to celebrate all the great things we do here in South Australia…together. 

On behalf of the ASE (Australian Screen Editors) and VES (Visual Effects Society) please join us for a casual end of year Christmas catch up. Post past, grab a drink and share a conversation with a diverse range of industry colleagues. Entry is free with drinks and food available for purchase.

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.


ADL - LITTLE WOMEN Screening
When: Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Sony Pictures, we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of Greta Gerwig’s LITTLE WOMEN.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 15 December
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable).

Please note: this will be a security screening. Please allow time for cloaking of mobile phones.

Synopsis: Writer-director Greta Gerwig’s LITTLE WOMEN, the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms, draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life.

Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 135 minutes
Sony Pictures Entertainment will be releasing the film nationally on 1 January 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - ONCE UPON A TIME IN… HOLLYWOOD Screening
When: Sat Dec 14, 2019 02:30pm to 05:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Sony Pictures, we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of ONCE UPON A TIME IN… HOLLYWOOD.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 14th December
Time: 2.30pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN… HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles during the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) face the challenges of an industry they hardly recognise anymore.

The film features a cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Julia Butters, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, Mike Moh, Luke Perry, Damian Lewis and Al Pacino.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 161 minutes

For more information here


Sydney VES Holiday Mixer
When: Thu Dec 12, 2019 06:00pm to 09:00pm PST

Come join your friends from the VES for our Annual Sydney Holiday Mixer

Venue: The Clock Hotel, 470 Crown St, Surry Hills

Date: Thursday 12th December

Time: 6pm onwards

RSVP  via VES Website (after login)


MEL - ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Screening
When: Tue Dec 10, 2019 06:30pm to 09:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Sony Pictures, we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of ONCE UPON A TIME IN… HOLLYWOOD.

Screening Details
When: Tuesday 10th December
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne
(located next to the entrance to The Melbourne Observation Wheel)

Parking: District East Car Park on Waterfront Way, or District West Car Park on Pearl River Road.
A 50% discount voucher can be obtained at HOYTS for all cinema guests upon presentation of the parking ticket.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN… HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles during the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) face the challenges of an industry they hardly recognise anymore.

The film features a cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Julia Butters, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, Mike Moh, Luke Perry, Damian Lewis and Al Pacino.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 161 minutes

For more information here


MEL - DARK WATERS Screening
When: Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Focus Features and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of DARK WATERS.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 8 December
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne
(located next to the entrance to The Melbourne Observation Wheel)

Parking: District East Car Park on Waterfront Way, or District West Car Park on Pearl River Road.
A 50% discount voucher can be obtained at HOYTS for all cinema guests upon presentation of the parking ticket.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Produced by and starring Mark Ruffalo, DARK WATERS is inspired by a true story. Attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything – his future, his family, and his livelihood – to expose the truth.

DARK WATERS is directed by Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Mario Correa and Matthew Michael Carnahan. The drama also stars Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, and Bill Pullman. The film was produced by Ruffalo, Pamela Koffler and Christine Vachon.

You can view the trailer: here
Duration: 126 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film on 20 February 2020.


SYD - LITTLE WOMEN Screening
When: Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Sony Pictures, we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of Greta Gerwig’s LITTLE WOMEN.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 8 December
Time: 10.30am start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable).

N.b. this will be a security screening. Please arrive early to allow for cloaking of mobile devices.

Synopsis: Writer-director Greta Gerwig’s LITTLE WOMEN, the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms, draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life.

Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 135 minutes

For more information, please visit: here
Sony Pictures Entertainment will be releasing the film nationally on 1 January 2020.

These are private screenings with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - BOMBSHELL Screening
When: Sun Dec 08, 2019 09:45am to 12:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Lionsgate and ANZ distributor StudioCanal we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of BOMBSHELL.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 8th December
Time: 9.45am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpicutres.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

N.b. This will be a security screening. Please allow time for cloaking of mobile devices.

Synopsis: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow and Margot Robbie star in BOMBSHELL, a look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time. Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL tells the story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created Fox News.

Directed by Jay Roach and written by Charles Randolph, the film also stars Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Mark Duplass, Rob Delaney, Malcolm McDowell and Allison Janney. The film is produced by Charlize Theron, p.g.a., Jay Roach, p.g.a., and Charles Randolph, p.g.a.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 108 minutes

StudioCanal will be releasing the film nationally on 16 Jan 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


MEL - LITTLE WOMEN Screening
When: Sat Dec 07, 2019 03:30pm to 05:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Sony Pictures, we’re delighted to invite you to an advance industry screening of Greta Gerwig’s LITTLE WOMEN.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 7 December
Time: 3.30pm start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne
(located next to the entrance to The Melbourne Observation Wheel)

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable).

N.b. this will be a security screening. Please arrive early to allow for cloaking of mobile devices.

Synopsis: Writer-director Greta Gerwig’s LITTLE WOMEN, the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms, draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life.

Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 135 minutes

For more information, please visit: here
Sony Pictures Entertainment will be releasing the film nationally on 1 January 2020.

These are private screenings with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - DARK WATERS Screening
When: Sat Dec 07, 2019 03:00pm to 05:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Focus Features and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of DARK WATERS.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 7 December
Time: 3pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Produced by and starring Mark Ruffalo, DARK WATERS is inspired by a true story. Attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything – his future, his family, and his livelihood – to expose the truth.

DARK WATERS is directed by Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Mario Correa and Matthew Michael Carnahan. The drama also stars Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, and Bill Pullman. The film was produced by Ruffalo, Pamela Koffler and Christine Vachon.

You can view the trailer: here
Duration: 126 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film on 20 February 2020.


MEL - THE MATRIX – 20TH ANNIVERSARY Screening
When: Thu Dec 05, 2019 07:30pm to 09:30pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are invited to a 20th Anniversary Screening in 35mm print of THE MATRIX.

Screening Details
Thursday, Dec 5 at 7:30 PM
(Please arrive by 7pm for a 7:30pm start)
The Astor Theatre
1 Chapel St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Please RSVP via the form below.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


MEL - KNIVES OUT Screening
When: Tue Dec 03, 2019 07:45pm to 09:45pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are invited to a screening of Lionsgate’s KNIVES OUT.

Screening Details
Sunday, Dec 3 at 7:45 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

Please RSVP using the form below.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


MEL - FROZEN 2 Screening
When: Sun Dec 01, 2019 05:30pm to 07:30pm AEDT

VES Australia Members in Melbourne and 3 guests are invited to a Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ FROZEN 2.

Screening Details
Sunday, Dec 1 at 5:30 PM
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

Please RSVP using the form below.
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


ADL - WAVES Screening
When: Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm ACDT

On behalf of A24 and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of WAVES.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 1 December
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, WAVES traces the journey of a suburban African-American family— led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

Written and directed by Trey Edward Shults and with an ensemble cast that includes Sterling K. Brown, Alexa Demie, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges and Taylor Russell, WAVES is a story about finding compassion even in the darkest of times.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 135 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film in 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - DARK WATERS Screening
When: Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Focus Features and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of DARK WATERS.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 1 December
Time: 10.30am start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Produced by and starring Mark Ruffalo, DARK WATERS is inspired by a true story. Attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world’s largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything – his future, his family, and his livelihood – to expose the truth.

DARK WATERS is directed by Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Mario Correa and Matthew Michael Carnahan. The drama also stars Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Camp, Victor Garber, Mare Winningham, William Jackson Harper, and Bill Pullman. The film was produced by Ruffalo, Pamela Koffler and Christine Vachon.

You can view the trailer: here
Duration: 126 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film on 20 February 2020.


MEL - WAVES Screening
When: Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of WAVES.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 1 December
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne
(located next to the entrance to The Melbourne Observation Wheel)

Parking: District East Car Park on Waterfront Way, or District West Car Park on Pearl River Road.
A 50% discount voucher can be obtained at HOYTS for all cinema guests upon presentation of the parking ticket.

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, WAVES traces the journey of a suburban African-American family— led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

Written and directed by Trey Edward Shults and with an ensemble cast that includes Sterling K. Brown, Alexa Demie, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges and Taylor Russell, WAVES is a story about finding compassion even in the darkest of times.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 135 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film in 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - UNCUT GEMS Screening
When: Sat Nov 30, 2019 03:00pm to 05:00pm ACDT

On behalf of A24 we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of UNCUT GEMS.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 30th November
Time: 3pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Please note: this will be a security screening.

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: From filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie comes a crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 135 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


MEL - BOMBSHELL Screening
When: Sat Nov 30, 2019 03:30pm to 05:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Lionsgate and ANZ distributor StudioCanal we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of BOMBSHELL.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 30th November
Time: 3.30pm start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne
(located next to the entrance to The Melbourne Observation Wheel)

Parking: District East Car Park on Waterfront Way, or District West Car Park on Pearl River Road. A 50% discount voucher can be obtained.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Please note: this will be a security screening.

Synopsis: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow and Margot Robbie star in BOMBSHELL, a look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time. Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL tells the story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created Fox News.

Directed by Jay Roach and written by Charles Randolph, the film also stars Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Mark Duplass, Rob Delaney, Malcolm McDowell and Allison Janney. The film is produced by Charlize Theron, p.g.a., Jay Roach, p.g.a., and Charles Randolph, p.g.a.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 108 minutes

StudioCanal will be releasing the film nationally on 16 Jan 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - WAVES Screening
When: Sat Nov 30, 2019 02:30pm to 05:30pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of WAVES.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 30th November
Time: 2.30pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, WAVES traces the journey of a suburban African-American family— led by a well-intentioned but domineering father—as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

Written and directed by Trey Edward Shults and with an ensemble cast that includes Sterling K. Brown, Alexa Demie, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges and Taylor Russell, WAVES is a story about finding compassion even in the darkest of times.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 135 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film in 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - LES MISÉRABLES Screening
When: Thu Nov 28, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios and ANZ distributor Rialto Distribution we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of Les Misérables.

Screening Details
When: Thursday 28th November
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, Les Misérables – directed by Ladj Ly – follows Stéphane (Damien Bonnard), a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, as he joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris (Alexis Manenti) and Gwada (Djebril Zonga), Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 102 minutes

Rialto Distribution will be releasing the film in 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


MEL - THE LIGHTHOUSE Screening
When: Tue Nov 26, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of THE LIGHTHOUSE.

Screening Details
When: Tuesday 26th November
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Hoyts District Docklands (cinema 6), 440 Docklands Drive, Melbourne
(located next to the entrance to The Melbourne Observation Wheel)

Parking: The District East Car Park on Waterfront Way, or The District West Car Park on Pearl River Road.
A 50% discount voucher can be obtained at HOYTS for all cinema guests upon presentation of the parking ticket.

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: From director Robert Eggers comes the tale of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Trapped and isolated due to a seemingly never-ending storm, the two men engage in an escalating battle of wills, as tensions boil over and mysterious forces (which may or may not be real) loom all around them.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 109 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film in 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - INVISIBLE LIFE Screening
When: Tue Nov 26, 2019 06:00pm to 08:00pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of INVISIBLE LIFE.

Screening Details
When: Tuesday 26 November
Time: 6pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 11), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Rio de Janeiro, 1950. Eurídice, 18, and Guida, 20, are two inseparable sisters living at home with their conservative parents. Although immersed in a traditional life, each one nourishes a dream: Eurídice of becoming a renowned pianist, Guida of finding true love. In a dramatic turn, they are separated by their father and forced to live apart. They take control of their separate destinies, while never giving up hope of being finding each other. A tropical melodrama from the director of Madame Satã.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 139 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


Adelaide Event: Hotel Mumbai screening & Q&A with DoP Nick Mathews ACS
When: Mon Nov 25, 2019 06:00pm to 09:00pm ACDT

The 2019 Milton Ingerson Award for the Best Entry winner, Nick Mathews ACS, will briefly be back in Adelaide and is willing to have a screening and Q&A about this fabulous film for our members.

So come and hear about the complexities of shooting this film, shot both here in Adelaide and in India. The set to location matches are fantastic.

Synopsis: Terror strikes in the heart of Mumbai, India, as members of Lashkar-e-Taiba storm the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in a series of coordinated attacks throughout the city. Amid the gunfire and mayhem, a brave chef and kitchen worker decide to risk their own lives to try and protect the frightened guests. As the militants continue their assault on the hotel, a desperate couple must do whatever they can to protect their newborn baby.

If you would like to sign up for this event, please log in.


MEL - UNCUT GEMS Screening
When: Sun Nov 24, 2019 02:30pm to 04:30pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of UNCUT GEMS.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 24th November
Time: 2.30pm start
Location: Palace Kino, 45 Collins Street, Melbourne (Cinema 6)

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: From filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie comes a crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 135 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - THE TWO POPES Screening
When: Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of THE TWO POPES.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 24th November
Time: 10.30am sharp
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: From director Fernando Meirelles and screenwriter Anthony McCarten, comes a story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront elements from their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world. Inspired by true events.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 125 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - THE LIGHTHOUSE Screening
When: Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of THE LIGHTHOUSE.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 24 November
Time: 10am start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 2), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: From director Robert Eggers comes the tale of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Trapped and isolated due to a seemingly never-ending storm, the two men engage in an escalating battle of wills, as tensions boil over and mysterious forces (which may or may not be real) loom all around them.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 109 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film in 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - THE FAREWELL Screening
When: Sat Nov 23, 2019 03:00pm to 05:00pm ACDT

On behalf of A24 and ANZ distributor Roadshow Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE FAREWELL.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 23rd November
Time: 3pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: In writer-director Lulu Wang’s THE FAREWELL, Billi (Awkwafina) returns to her extended family in China and finds that, although everyone knows their beloved matriarch Nai Nai (Zhao Shuzhen) has been given just weeks to live, they have decided it best not to tell Nai Nai herself. Instead they gather under the guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered in new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations, she finds that there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken. Based on an actual lie.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 100 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - UNCUT GEMS Screening
When: Sat Nov 23, 2019 03:00pm to 05:00pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of UNCUT GEMS.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 23rd November
Time: 3pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: From filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie comes a crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 135 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - THE LIGHTHOUSE Screening
When: Fri Nov 22, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm ACDT

On behalf of A24 and ANZ distributor Universal Pictures we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of THE LIGHTHOUSE.

Screening Details
When: Friday 22nd November
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: From director Robert Eggers comes the tale of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Trapped and isolated due to a seemingly never-ending storm, the two men engage in an escalating battle of wills, as tensions boil over and mysterious forces (which may or may not be real) loom all around them.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 109 minutes

Universal Pictures will be releasing the film in 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - THE CAVE and LOST AND FOUND Screening
When: Thu Nov 21, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm ACDT

On behalf of National Geographic we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a special industry screening of the short documentary LOST AND FOUND, followed by the feature documentary THE CAVE.

Screening Details
When: Thursday 21st November

Time: 6.30pm LOST AND FOUND commences (22 mins)
followed by a 30 minute intermission where refreshments will be served
7.20pm: THE CAVE commences (102 minutes)

Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

LOST AND FOUND synopsis: Separating thousands of families from loved ones along the way, a campaign of ethnic cleansing and violence perpetrated by the Myanmar military has driven more than 700,000 Rohingya from their homes. LOST AND FOUND, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, is the story of Kamal Hussein, a Rohingya refugee who has dedicated his life to reuniting children with their parents.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 22 minutes

THE CAVE synopsis: From filmmaker Feras Fayyad, THE CAVE tells the story of a hidden secret underground hospital in Syria and the female-led team of civilians and medical professionals who risk their lives to provide medical care to the besieged local population. Amidst the devastation of war, 30-year-old aspiring pediatrician Dr. Amani and her team work tirelessly to restore health and hope.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 102 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - KLAUS Screening
When: Mon Nov 18, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of KLAUS.

Screening Details
When: Monday 18th November
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 11), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: When Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) distinguishes himself as the postal academy’s worst student, he is stationed on a frozen island above the Arctic Circle, where the feuding locals hardly exchange words let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up when he finds an ally in local teacher Alva (Rashida Jones), and discovers Klaus (J.K. Simmons), a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys. These unlikely friendships return laughter to Smeerensburg, forging a new legacy of generous neighbors, magical lore and stockings hung by the chimney with care.

An animated holiday comedy directed by Sergio Pablos, KLAUS co-stars Joan Cusack, Will Sasso and Norm Macdonald.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 97 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - MARRIAGE STORY Screening
When: Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of Noah Baumbach’s MARRIAGE STORY.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 17th November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: MARRIAGE STORY is filmmaker Noah Baumbach’s portrait of a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda, and Ray Liotta co-star.

You can view the two trailers here and here

Duration: 136 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - THE FAREWELL Screening
When: Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm AEDT

On behalf of A24 and ANZ distributor Roadshow Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of THE FAREWELL.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 17th November
Time: 10am start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: In writer-director Lulu Wang’s THE FAREWELL, Billi (Awkwafina) returns to her extended family in China and finds that, although everyone knows their beloved matriarch Nai Nai (Zhao Shuzhen) has been given just weeks to live, they have decided it best not to tell Nai Nai herself. Instead they gather under the guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered in new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations, she finds that there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken. Based on an actual lie.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 100 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - HARRIET Screening
When: Sat Nov 16, 2019 03:00pm to 05:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Focus Features we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of HARRIET.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 16th November
Time: 3pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Based on the true story of an American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the tale of Harriet Tubman’s (Cynthia Erivo) escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s most renowned Civil Rights Activists. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Directed by Kasi Lemons. Screenplay by Gregory Allen Howard and Kasi Lemmons. Also starring Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, and Janelle Monáe.

To view the trailer here

Duration: 125 minutes


SYD - BOMBSHELL Screening
When: Sat Nov 16, 2019 02:30pm to 05:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Lionsgate and ANZ distributor StudioCanal we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of BOMBSHELL.

Screening Details
When: Saturday 16th November
Time: 2.30pm start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow and Margot Robbie star in BOMBSHELL, a look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time. Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL tells the story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created Fox News.

Directed by Jay Roach and written by Charles Randolph, the film also stars Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Mark Duplass, Rob Delaney, Malcolm McDowell and Allison Janney. The film is produced by Charlize Theron, p.g.a., Jay Roach, p.g.a., and Charles Randolph, p.g.a.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 108 minutes

StudioCanal will be releasing the film nationally on 16 Jan 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


Screening - Ford v Ferrari (Adelaide)
When: Fri Nov 15, 2019 06:15pm to 09:02pm ACDT

VES Members and a Guest are invited to Rising Sun Pictures’ Crew Screening of 20th Century Fox’s FORD V FERRARI

Palace Nova Eastend, November 15, 6:15pm

Please RSVP below by Thursday, November 15, 2019 at 10:00AM


ADL - HONEY BOY Screening
When: Thu Nov 14, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios and ANZ distributor Sony Pictures Entertainment we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of HONEY BOY.

Screening Details
When: Thursday 14 November
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Directed by Alma Har’el and written by Shia LaBeouf, HONEY BOY traces the life of child actor Otis Lort as he rises from early sitcom success to a self-destructive Hollywood supernova. Based on LaBeouf’s own life, HONEY BOY weaves together two timelines as Otis (played by Noah Jupe and Lucas Hedges) struggles to come to terms with his ex-rodeo clown father, played by LaBeouf in a role inspired by his own dad.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 93 minutes

Sony Pictures Entertainment is releasing the film on 27 February 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - AMERICAN FACTORY Screening
When: Wed Nov 13, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm PST

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an industry screening of AMERICAN FACTORY.

Screening Details
When: Wednesday 13th November
Time: Film commences 6.30pm sharp
Location: Palace Central Cinemas (Cinema 11), Level 3, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: AMERICAN FACTORY takes a dive into post-industrial Ohio, where a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

You can view the trailer here
Duration: 115 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


SYD - LES MISÉRABLES Screening
When: Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:30am to 12:30pm AEDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios and ANZ distributor Rialto Distribution we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of Les Misérables.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 10th November
Time: 10.30am start
Location: AFTRS Theatre, the Entertainment Quarter, Building 130, Moore Park

RSVP is essential here (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, Les Misérables – directed by Ladj Ly – follows Stéphane (Damien Bonnard), a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, as he joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris (Alexis Manenti) and Gwada (Djebril Zonga), Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 102 minutes

Rialto Distribution will be releasing the film in 2020.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - THE IRISHMAN Screening
When: Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm ACDT

On behalf of Netflix we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to a special industry screening of THE IRISHMAN.

Screening Details
When: Sunday 10th November
Time: 9.45 for a 10am start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

RSVP is essential to celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN, a saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries and connections to mainstream politics.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 210 minutes

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


ADL - THE REPORT Screening
When: Thu Nov 07, 2019 06:30pm to 08:30pm ACDT

On behalf of Amazon Studios and ANZ distributor Transmission Films we’re delighted to invite you and your guest to an advance industry screening of THE REPORT.

Screening Details
When: Thursday 7 November
Time: 6.30pm start
Location: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide

Please note: This will be a security screening.

RSVP is essential to: celia@bluecatpictures.com.au (invitation is strictly non-transferable)

Synopsis: THE REPORT is a thriller based on actual events. Idealistic staffer Daniel J. Jones (Adam Driver) is tasked by his boss Senator Dianne Feinstein (Annette Bening) to lead an investigation of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program created in the aftermath of 9/11. Jones’ relentless pursuit of the truth leads to findings that uncover the lengths to which the nation’s top intelligence agency went to destroy evidence, subvert the law, and hide a shocking secret from the American public.

THE REPORT is written and directed by Scott Z. Burns, and the film also stars Jon Hamm, Sarah Goldberg, Michael C. Hall, Douglas Hodge, Fajer Kaisi, Ted Levine, Jennifer Morrison, Tim Blake Nelson, Linda Powell, Matthew Rhys, T. Ryder Smith, Corey Stoll, and Maura Tierney.

You can view the trailer here

Duration: 119 minutes

Transmission Films is releasing the film nationally on 14 November 2019.

This is a private screening with a full media embargo – strictly not for review of any kind or on any media platform, social or otherwise.


Screening - THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY (Sydney)
When: Wed Nov 06, 2019 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

Party - Spring Mixer (Melbourne)
When: Fri Oct 11, 2019 06:30pm to 06:30pm AEDT

Screening - JOKER (Sydney)
When: Thu Oct 10, 2019 07:00pm to 09:00pm AEDT

Adelaide Event: Shooting for Effect
When: Tue Sep 10, 2019 06:00pm to 06:00pm PDT
We are collaborating with the local branch of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) to put on presentations to one another.
 
This time a panel of VES members will be moderated by Ian Cope presenting:

Shooting for Effect

Covering topics such as:
  • Connecting the shoot to the VFX process
  • What information is really useful to the VFX artists
  • How to collaborate with a visual effects supervisor
  • Technical and workflow optimisations for a great result and an efficient process
This is the second presentation in the series, a reply to The Art and Craft of Cinematography presented, by the ACS, earlier this year.
 
When: Tuesday 10th September 2019
 
Time: 6pm for 6:30 start. 
 
Where: Rising Sun Pictures – Theatre. Please enter via rear carpark gate, Sudholz Pl, Adelaide.
 
Drinks and pizza provided.
 
Please RSVP.
Please contact Alex Meddick on 0414 338 658 if you have any questions.

Adelaide Event: Shooting for Effect
When: Tue Sep 10, 2019 06:00pm to 06:00pm PDT
We are collaborating with the local branch of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) to put on presentations to one another.
 
This time a panel of VES members will be moderated by Ian Cope presenting:

Shooting for Effect

Covering topics such as:
  • Connecting the shoot to the VFX process
  • What information is really useful to the VFX artists
  • How to collaborate with a visual effects supervisor
  • Technical and workflow optimisations for a great result and an efficient process
This is the second presentation in the series, a reply to The Art and Craft of Cinematography presented, by the ACS, earlier this year.
 
When: Tuesday 10th September 2019
 
Time: 6pm for 6:30 start. 
 
Where: Rising Sun Pictures – Theatre. Please enter via rear carpark gate, Sudholz Pl, Adelaide.
 
Drinks and pizza provided.
 
Please RSVP.
Please contact Alex Meddick on 0414 338 658 if you have any questions.

Screening - THE LION KING (Adelaide)
When: Sun Jul 28, 2019 01:00pm to 03:00pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Adelaide and Up to 2 Guests are Invited to a Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ THE LION KING

 

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to sign up)

 

Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 1:00PM
Hoyts Norwood

185 The Parade, Norwood

 

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


Screening - THE LION KING (Adelaide)
When: Sun Jul 28, 2019 01:00pm to 03:00pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Adelaide and Up to 2 Guests are Invited to a Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ THE LION KING

 

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to sign up)

 

Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 1:00PM
Hoyts Norwood

185 The Parade, Norwood

 

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


MEL - THE LION KING Screening
When: Mon Jul 22, 2019 06:30pm to 06:30pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are Invited to a Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ THE LION KING.
 
Screening Details
Monday, July 22 at 6:30 PM
(Please arrive by 6:15 PM for a 6:30 PM start)
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141
 
Please RSVP using the form below. Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Screening - SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (Sydney)
When: Wed Jul 10, 2019 07:00pm to 09:15pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Sydney and Up to 2 Guests are Invited to a Screening of Columbia Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to sign up)
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7:00PM
(Please arrive at 6:30PM for a 7:00PM start)
Fox Studios Australia Screening Room #1
38 Driver Avenue, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW 2021
Click here for a map

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


Screening - SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (Adelaide)
When: Thu Jul 04, 2019 06:30pm to 08:45pm PDT
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VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to a Screening of Columbia Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME

Please RSVP below
Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 6:30PM

Palace Nova Eastend Cinema
3 Cinema Place, Adelaide, SA 5000
Click here for a map.

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


Screening - Toy Story 4 (Adelaide)
When: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:00am to 01:00pm PDT
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TOY STORY 4 at Hoyts Norwood.

When: Sunday Jun 30, 2019 

Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Hoyts Norwood 185 The Parade

 

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.

 


MEL - Men In Black International
When: Wed Jun 19, 2019 08:30pm to 08:30pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are Invited to a Screening of Sony Pictures’ and Columbia Pictures’ Men In Black International.

 

Screening Details

Wednesday, June 19 at 8:30 PM
(Please arrive by 8:15 PM for an 8:30 PM start)
Village Cinemas Jam Factory

500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141
 

Please RSVP by Monday, May 17 via the event page:
https://www.visualeffectssociety.com/events/event/mel-men-in-black-international
 
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

 


VES MEGABRAIN Masterclass Vol.3 - WORLDWIDE (via ZOOM)
When: Wed Jun 12, 2019 08:00pm to 11:45pm PDT
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The VES Germany proudly present

VES MEGABRAIN Masterclass Vol.3

 

June 12th – 8:00PM CEST

REGISTER HERE TO RECEIVE A ZOOM LINK (at 7:30PM)

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VES MEGABRAIN Masterclass Vol.3
When: Wed Jun 12, 2019 07:00pm to 11:45pm PDT
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The VES Germany proudly presents

VES MEGABRAIN Masterclass Vol.3

June 12th – doors open 7:00PM (CEST)
and there will be beer and pizza!

ZOOM stream starts at 7:30PM (CEST)
Masterclass starts at 
8:00PM (CEST)

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The VES invites you to our 3rd MEGABRAIN Masterclass where you can learn and share your knowledge with colleagues in the VFX industry. The idea is not to simply present show reels – but to teach actual techniques that help every artist to improve their skillset. This event will take place on June 12th 7:00PM at multiple locations and will also be streamed via ZOOM.
 
RSVP for your specific location on the appropriate event pages please:
 
This event is kindly supported by
and
 
Topics will be:
 
Live from Ludwigsburg
Efficient facial rigging tools for emotionally believable digital humans
presented by Volker Helzle – Head of Research & Development at Filmakademie
 
Live from Munich
Using Machine-learning to classify a VFX Elements Library
presented by Jonas Kluger – Pipeline TD at ARRI
 
Live from Berlin
Camera Technology: Sensors, Noise Properties, and Raw Processing
presented by Charles Poynton, PhD
 
 
We are overbooking to compensate for no-shows.
Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.
An RSVP does not guarantee seating.
VES-Members and their registered guests only (except for Ludwigsburg and Cologne). No admission without registration – also at the streaming locations!
 
The event will also be recorded for everyone who can’t make it.
The event will be streamed live from (and to) Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart and Ludwigsburg. For the first time we also provide direct access to the ZOOM stream for ALL VES MEMBERS around the world!
 
VES Germany is a proud Partner of the FMX Conference in Stuttgart.

 


MEL - X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX Screening
When: Sun Jun 09, 2019 06:00pm to 06:00pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are Invited to a Screening of 20th Century Fox’s and Marvel Studios’ X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX.

 

Screening Details
Sunday, June 9 at 6:00 PM
(Please arrive by 5:45 PM for a 6 PM start)
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141
 
Please RSVP below by Friday, June 7.
 
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

MEL - JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM Screening
When: Thu Jun 06, 2019 07:00pm to 07:00pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Melbourne are Invited to a Screening of Summit Entertainment’s and Lionsgate’s JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM, hosted by Method Studios.

 

Screening Details
Thursday, June 6 at 7 PM
(Please arrive by 6:45 PM for a 7 PM start)
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141
 
Please RSVP by Monday, June 3 to jordanrigging@gmail.com.
 
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Screening - X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX (Adelaide)
When: Thu Jun 06, 2019 06:30pm to 08:45pm PDT
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VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to an Opening Night Screening of 20th Century Fox’s and Marvel Studios’ DARK PHOENIX

Please RSVP below
Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6:30PM

Palace Nova Eastend Cinema
3 Cinema Place, Adelaide, SA 5000
Click here for a map.

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


Adelaide Event: The Craft and Art of Cinematography
When: Tue May 28, 2019 06:00pm to 09:00pm PDT
We are collaborating with the local branch of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) to present to VES members an insight into cinematography in the “real world”.
 
A panel of 3 of our cinematographers (David Tang, David Gregan & Miles Rowland) will be moderated by Ernie Clark on topics such as:
The choices cinematographers make in the real world.  
Why do they choose a certain lens, an aperture, a shutter angle or camera speed. 
Why choose a hard light or a soft light, back light or front light. 
In the first of this interactive series presented by the VES, the panel of SA cinematographers will discuss their reasons for these choices and much more.
 
We will also attempt to capture this presentation for the greater VES community.
 
When: 28th May 2019
 
Time: 6pm for 6:30 start. 
 
Where: Rising Pictures Pictures – Theatre. Please enter via rear carpark gate, Sudholz Pl, Adelaide.
 
Drinks and pizza provided.
 
Please RSVP.

Adelaide Event: The Craft and Art of Cinematography
When: Tue May 28, 2019 06:00pm to 09:00pm PDT
We are collaborating with the local branch of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) to present to VES members an insight into cinematography in the “real world”.
 
A panel of 3 of our cinematographers (David Tang, David Gregan & Miles Rowland) will be moderated by Ernie Clark on topics such as:
The choices cinematographers make in the real world.  
Why do they choose a certain lens, an aperture, a shutter angle or camera speed. 
Why choose a hard light or a soft light, back light or front light. 
In the first of this interactive series presented by the VES, the panel of SA cinematographers will discuss their reasons for these choices and much more.
 
We will also attempt to capture this presentation for the greater VES community.
 
When: 28th May 2019
 
Time: 6pm for 6:30 start. 
 
Where: Rising Pictures Pictures – Theatre. Please enter via rear carpark gate, Sudholz Pl, Adelaide.
 
Drinks and pizza provided.
 
Please RSVP.

Screening - AVENGERS: ENDGAME (Sydney)
When: Wed May 08, 2019 06:30pm to 09:45pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Sydney and Up to 2 Guests are Invited to a Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ AVENGERS: ENDGAME

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to sign up)
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:30PM
(Please arrive at 6:00PM for a 6:30PM start)
Fox Studios Australia Screening Room #1
38 Driver Avenue, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW 2021
Click here for a map

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


MEL - AVENGERS: ENDGAME Screening
When: Sun May 05, 2019 05:00pm to 05:00pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Melbourne and a guest are Invited to a Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ AVENGERS: ENDGAME.

 

Screening Details
Sunday, May 5 at 5:00 PM
(Please arrive by 4:30 PM for a 5 PM start)
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141
 
Please RSVP below by Friday, May 3.
 
Signups are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Screening Avengers: Endgame (Adelaide)
When: Wed May 01, 2019 07:00pm to 10:15pm PDT

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FMX 2019 VES Members Meeting
When: Wed May 01, 2019 05:00pm to 05:00pm PDT
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This is the third annual VES Germany Members Meeting

at

FMX 2019

 

Haus der Wirtschaft

Logo Restaurant

 

Willi-Bleicher-Straße 19

70174 Stuttgart

 

The restaurant is located on the ground floor of the FMX venue “Haus der Wirtschaft” when entering to your left.

Drinks and food and friends are waiting for you!

 

Date: 1st May 2019
Time: 17:00

 

See you there!


FMX 2019 VES Members Meeting
When: Wed May 01, 2019 05:00pm to 05:00pm PDT
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This is the third annual VES Germany Members Meeting

at

FMX 2019

 

Haus der Wirtschaft

Logo Restaurant

 

Willi-Bleicher-Straße 19

70174 Stuttgart

 

The restaurant is located on the ground floor of the FMX venue “Haus der Wirtschaft” when entering to your left.

Drinks and food and friends are waiting for you!

 

Date: 1st May 2019
Time: 17:00

 

See you there!


Screening - CAPTAIN MARVEL (Melbourne)
When: Thu Mar 14, 2019 06:30pm to 09:00pm PDT
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Australian VES Members in Melbourne are Invited to a Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL

Click here to RSVP
Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:30PM
(Please arrive at 6:00PM for a 6:30PM start)
Backlot Studios
65 Haig Street, Southbank, VIC 3006
Click here for a map
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Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


Screening - CAPTAIN MARVEL (Sydney)
When: Thu Mar 14, 2019 06:30pm to 09:00pm PDT
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VES Australia Members in Sydney and Up to 2 Guests are Invited to a Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to sign up)
Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at 6:30PM
(Please arrive at 6:00PM for a 6:30PM start)
Fox Studios Australia Screening Room #2
38 Driver Avenue, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW 2021
Click here for a map

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


Screening - CAPTAIN MARVEL (Adelaide)
When: Fri Mar 08, 2019 06:30pm to 09:00pm PST
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VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to an Opening Night 3D Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL

Please RSVP below
Friday, March 8, 2019 at 6:30PM

Palace Nova Eastend Cinema
3 Cinema Place, Adelaide, SA 5000
Click here for a map.

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Screening (Melbourne)
When: Mon Mar 04, 2019 06:45pm to 06:45pm PST
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VES Australia Members and a Guest are invited to a screening of 20th Century Fox’s ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL.
 
Screening Details
Monday, March 4 at 6:45 PM
(Please arrive by 6:30 PM for a 6:45 PM start)
Village Cinemas Jam Factory
500 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141
 
Please RSVP below by Saturday, March 2.
 
Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Screening - ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL in 3D (Adelaide)
When: Tue Feb 19, 2019 06:45pm to 09:15pm PST
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VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to a 3D Screening of 20th Century Fox’s ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

Please RSVP below
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 6:45PM

Palace Nova Eastend Cinema
3 Cinema Place, Adelaide, SA 5000
Click here for a map.

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.


MINDING THE GAP - Sydney Screening
When: Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:30am to 10:30am PST