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VES Awards Nomination Event - Judges Needed!

Be a Judge at the VES Awards Nomination Event!

Calling all VES members in Adelaide and Melbourne!  You are invited to participate in our Nomination Panel on Saturday, January 4, 2020. This is your chance to determine who will ultimately walk up to the podium at the 18th Annual VES Awards. 

Past participants know that this is the must-attend event of the 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 and learn new techniques that you can apply to your own craft.

Click here to submit your Judge Application.

Judges who register to participate will receive information about specific times and locations from their local Section representatives once their applications are reviewed.


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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


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.


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.


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.


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