Press play on creating great Australian characters. With Aussie TV screens flooded with films, shows, and series from afar, it has never been more important...

Great Australian Character Building

Location:

The Great Hall, Level 5, Tower Building
2007 NSW
Australia

Venue:
Vivid Ideas Exchange - UTS, The Great Hall
Price:
From: $15.00
Great Australian Character Building
Great Australian Character Building

Featuring

Marta Dusseldorp

Marta Dusseldorp

Award-winning actress Marta Dusseldorp has worked extensively in theatre, film and television and is one of Australia’s most recognised actresses. As co-founder of production company Archipelago Productions Marta is producing, creating and developing Australian stories for stage and screen.  Marta will feature in upcoming FOXTEL crime drama series The Twelve.

Pallavi Sharda

Pallavi Sharda

Pallavi Sharda is an international actress, her Hollywood feature film credits include Tom & Jerry, Oscar nominated film Lion, along with Bollywood films Hawaizaada, Besharam and upcoming Wedding Season and Blacksite. Television credits include The One, Pulse, Beecham House, Les Norton, Retrograde and upcoming FOXTEL crime drama series The Twelve.

Brian Walsh

Brian Walsh

Executive Director – Drama, Foxtel Group

Brian Walsh is a distinguished leader in the Australian television industry with a career spanning more than four decades. Brian currently oversees all Scripted Commissions for the broader Foxtel Group, which includes FOXTEL and streaming operation, BINGE.

Leah Purcell

Leah Purcell

Leah Purcell is one of Australia’s most respected and admired actors, writers, producers and directors. She is an AACTA, Helpmann, Deadly's, ADG, AWGIE, IF, Logie award winning and nominated artist. Leah has previously featured in FOXTEL series Wentworth and as contributing writer for upcoming FOXTEL crime drama series The Twelve.

Access and Inclusion

  • Companion Card Acceptance - The Companion Card is for people with a significant permanent disability, who always need a companion to provide attendant care type support in order to participate at most available community venues and activities.
  • Hearing Loop - A hearing loop (sometimes called an audio induction loop) is a special type of sound system for use by people with hearing aids. The hearing loop provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by the hearing aid when it is set to 'T' (Telecoil) setting. Many venues have an induction hearing loop system. Check if your venue has this system.
  • Wheelchair Accessible - Access to the venue is suitable for wheelchairs (toilets, ramps/lifts etc.) and designated wheelchair spaces are available.

Event Details

Press play on creating great Australian characters. With Aussie TV screens flooded with films, shows, and series from afar, it has never been more important to champion local storytelling that reflects modern Australia: an endlessly fascinating landscape of cultures, perspectives, people, and compelling stories.

Join us for an inside peek on capturing stories of diversity and the art of character development. Hear from acclaimed actors, writers and storytellers about crafting stories of people and place that are authentically local and loved the world over.

Presented by Vivid Ideas in association with Foxtel.

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Access and Inclusion

  • Companion Card Acceptance - The Companion Card is for people with a significant permanent disability, who always need a companion to provide attendant care type support in order to participate at most available community venues and activities.
  • Hearing Loop - A hearing loop (sometimes called an audio induction loop) is a special type of sound system for use by people with hearing aids. The hearing loop provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by the hearing aid when it is set to 'T' (Telecoil) setting. Many venues have an induction hearing loop system. Check if your venue has this system.
  • Wheelchair Accessible - Access to the venue is suitable for wheelchairs (toilets, ramps/lifts etc.) and designated wheelchair spaces are available.

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