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Ascreeningan­daward­snight­forFarNorth Queens­land­short­films­bystu­dentsand emergin­gand­pro­fes­sion­al­film­mak­ers,in­clud­ing come­dies,do­cos,mu­sicvideosand­more. Moving­in­toits­fifthyear,theUn­der­sto­ryFilm Fes­ti­val­is­fast­be­cominga­main­stay­ofthe cul­tur­al­land­scape­ofCairns.The­fes­ti­val­fo­cuses on­lo­cal­lypro­duced­short­film­san­dis­gain­ing sig­nif­i­cant­ground­forth­e­lo­calin­dus­tryby pro­vidin­gade­vel­op­men­tand­p­re­sen­ta­tion plat­form­for­both­e­mergin­gan­destab­lished film­mak­ers.OnSatur­day,Oc­to­ber13,the Un­der­sto­ryFilmFes­ti­val­will­hostascreen in­dus­try­fo­rum­from1-3pm,as­guest­s­peak­ers Dou­glasWatkin(WirePro­duc­tions,Screen Queens­land),WayneBlair,AaronFa’aosoand Jim­iBani(Lon­es­tarPic­tures)dis­cuss­their path­waystocre­atin­ga­sus­tain­able­ca­reer­within the­filmin­dus­try.Therewil­l­beanet­work­ing event­from4-5.30pm,fol­lowed­bythe­main even­tat6pm,with­screen­ing­tostar­tat 6.30pm.The­freeeven­twill­be­held­inTank5, TanksArt­sCen­tre,CollinsAve,EdgeHill.

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