Early Bird Registrations Open for Generation Next Micro Movie Conference

August 31 and September 1, 2015

Micro Budget. Big Impact.

Early Bird tickets available until May 31st!

A new generation of micro budget filmmakers have emerged. They are breaking all the rules, exceeding expectations and redefining Australia’s cinema landscape. Open Channel brings many of them together at the Generation Next Micro Movie Conference to tell how it’s done.

Over two days of panel discussions with Australia’s most exciting new film makers, content creators, and expert advisors, hear the stories of how these bold and risk-taking movies have been made, how they have found audiences, and how they are launching careers.

With increasingly limited prospects for financing or selling a movie through traditional means, especially without a name cast or proven director attached, the micro movie combines ideas and ambition, technology and resourcefulness to open the door to long form screen storytelling for debut filmmakers or truly independent movie ideas.

The micro movie is innovative by nature, and turns a tiny budget into a creative advantage. Increasingly these movies are made-to-order for targeted audiences, and often designed for a ‘digital-first’ release where creators engage audiences from the ground up. In the right hands, the results are often fresh and highly original.

The Generation Next Micro Movie Conference is the place to network, develop your knowledge and skills, and discuss the trends shaping Australia’s screen landscape.

This year’s conference includes a number of new additions including the Short and Sharp Microbudget Pitching Competition and networking lounges. Open Channel are also proud to support the Mini Micro Film Festival, a week long filmmaker led screening series supported by Tugg and Backlot Studios.

Do you have the next Paranormal ActivityKennyPrimerDrinking BuddiesTiny Furniture,Wyrmwood or Monsters?

If you want to know all about making micro movies, this is a conference you can’t afford to miss.

Open Channel members are invited to secure tickets now to this conference at Early Bird price of only $40 (Save $50!) before 31st May. Click Here to take advantage of this fantastic offer now.


40th Birthday Member offer until end August!

It’s our 40th Birthday this year, and to celebrate, Open Channel would like to offer all our existing members, associates, friends and supporters a gift from us to say thanks for sharing the ride so far.

As we enter our 5th decade, our focus moves more and more towards the future of Australian content creation – and this year we are excited to present the inaugural Australian Online Video awards, celebrating and recognising the work of online content creators working in Australia.

Sign up for membership before August 30th and we will give you an all access pass to the Online Video Awards (14th October 2014) and the 2014 Online Conference (14th and 15th October 2014)

Already a member? Renew before August 30th to claim the offer and we will add an extra year on to your membership as well!

There has never been a better time to become an Open Channel member, for full details of member benefits and discounters, and to redeem our offer, visit our membership page today!