From 11am, June 18th the Space Brains Film Festival Workshops will be presented.
- 11.00 – 11.10am: Welcome to Space Brains Sci-Fi Film Festival.
- 11.10am – 11.40: Workshop 1 – Podcasting
What’s that all about? Popular and talented podcasters, Surrey, and Mark from the Space Brains Podcast will be demonstrating a podcasting workshop.
- 11.50 – 12.20pm: Workshop 2 – Science or Speculative science?
Highly-acclaimed environmental scientist and author HM Waugh will be teaching a science workshop.
- 12.20pm – 1.00pm Lunch
- 1.00pm – 1.30pm: Workshop 3 – Expert Filmmaker
International multi-award-winning filmmaker Ben Young returns home to Western Australia to present a filmmaking workshop.
- 1.40pm – 2.10pm: Workshop 4 – Expert Author Samantha Murray
Gifted and world-renowned sci-fi author will be teaching a writing workshop.
- 2.20pm – 2.50pm: Workshop 5 – Sci-Fi Film Panel Discussion
Filmmaker Ben Young, sci-fi author Samantha Murray, and environmental scientist HM Waugh will join the Space Brains for an engaging and interactive discussion about sci-fi.
Award winning Western Australian director of Hounds of Love and Netflix sci-fi Extinction, Ben Young will present a filmmaking workshop at the Space Brains Science Fiction Film Festival in Mandurah.
At the inaugural Space Brains Science Fiction Film Festival, the director of Netflix sci-fi film, Extinction, Ben Young will present a workshop and sit in on a panel discussion.
The Space Brains Science Fiction Film Festival, with a gala awards event held in Mandurah WA on May 21st, has secured the talented local Western Australian director Ben Young fresh from wrapping up work on his latest film, Where All Light Tends To Go starring Billy Bob Thornton and Robin Wright. Mr Young will present a half hour workshop drawing on his experience in TV and film and join the panel discussion on science fiction along with WA sci-fi author Amanda Bridgeman and author, educator and environmental scientist HM Waugh.
With tickets available for sale from the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, the film festival will showcase both local and international science fiction films while providing access to esteemed filmmakers and other creatives.
Film Festival and Workshop details:
- Tickets starting at $21.50 available from https://www.manpac.com.au/events/space-brains-scifi-film-festival/
- Date: Saturday, May 21st 2022. Workshops from 11am, red carpet and awards screening from 3:00pm
- Location: Fish Trap Theatre at Manpac, Mandurah WA
- Workshop program: Podcasting, Science of Science Fiction with HM Waugh, Science Fiction writing with Amanda Bridgeman, Filmmaking with Ben Young and a panel discussion.
Space Brains Productions is a partnership based in Mandurah, Western Australia that started in 2019. They produce a science fiction movie discussion podcast, Space Brains, write books, screenplays and produce the Space Brains Sci-fi Film Festival.