NSW - In Conversation with Rachel Perkins and Antony Partos, discussing Jasper Jones

WHERE: Trackdown Studios, Bldg 125, Entertainment Quarter, Lang Road, Moore Park 

WHEN: Monday 29 May 6pm

RSVP ESSENTIAL: modonnell@apra.com.au

Acclaimed director Rachel Perkins and award-winning composer Antony Partos come together to discuss their work on feature film Jasper Jones at this special event. 

Moderated by Andrew L. Urban, the conversation will explore the dynamic between director and composer, the process of scoring for film, and how the pair collaborated on this great new Australian work. 

Following the discussion, there'll be drinks and networking. This is a valuable opportunity for up-and-coming directors and composers to gain inside knowledge from two successful creatives, and to find future collaborators.

Presented by APRA AMCOS and supported by the Australian Directors' Guild and Australian Guild of Screen Composers.


Rachel Perkins, Director

Rachel usually works as a director, through her company Blackfella Films. She has worked as a TV executive at the ABC and SBS and has directed four feature films: RadianceOne Night the MoonBran Nue Dae and her most recent feature Jasper Jones.

In 2012 Rachel directed the telemovie Mabo, which screened on the ABC to mark the 20th anniversary of the historic High Court decision. Her documentary work includes the series First Australians and the documentary Black Panther Woman.

Antony Partos, Composer

Antony is one of Australia’s most awarded film composers. His passion lies in creating scores that blend both acoustic and electronic elements alongside an eclectic mix of exotic instruments.

His feature film credits include 99 HomesAnimal KingdomThe Rover, DisgraceThe Home Song StoriesUnfinished Sky and recently Jasper Jones. His evocative scores for TV drama include The SlapMaboRake and Redfern Now

Andrew L. Urban

Andrew has been writing about film since 1985, and has contributed to several influential international and Australian publications; he covered the Cannes Film Festival for 20 years. Currently he is publisher and editor of urbancinefile.com.au, Australia’s award winning online movie magazine.

Event Info

29 May 2017 - 29 May 2017

Trackdown Studios, Bldg 125, Entertainment Quarter, Lang Road, Moore Park



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