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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.


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