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Sebastian Chan

Sebastian is a filmmaker from the ACT. He also has a huge bucket list of movies to watch and a Netflix subscription he rarely makes use of.

CITY EAR // JumpCuts! Returns with Prizes Sponsored by Us

Earlier this month we saw the much anticipated return of JumpCuts! for the year which began with lots of good times and confetti (minus the confetti). For those of you that don’t get out much, Continue reading “CITY EAR // JumpCuts! Returns with Prizes Sponsored by Us”

CITY EAR // Hot Shots Plus

I hope that great idea you’ve been sitting on for ages is finally ready to be exposed to the world? Now is probably a good a time as any other, considering Screen Australia’s Hot Shots program has been revamped into a development program, I’d say Continue reading “CITY EAR // Hot Shots Plus”

CITY EAR // Music Video Monday

Vanessa Gazy has put out some outstanding work lately and her most recent music videos for dreamboat singer Lisa Mitchell have been no different. Lisa sought out Vanessa after seeing her iconic short Continue reading “CITY EAR // Music Video Monday”

CITY EAR // CBR Represent: Filmmaker’s Work Screens on TV

Mike Wedderburn, local writer/director, has entered the ABC Hall of Fame by having his short film Love Train screen on ABC 2 as part of Open Channel’s Raw Nerve Initiative. Ok so there may not be an ABC Hall of Fame but Continue reading “CITY EAR // CBR Represent: Filmmaker’s Work Screens on TV”

CITY EAR // Lights Canberra Action 2017 Theme Announced

Yes my fellow film friends it’s that time of year again when we slip on our creative caps and brainstorm ‘What the hell we are going to Continue reading “CITY EAR // Lights Canberra Action 2017 Theme Announced”

CITY EAR // Music Video Monday

This week’s local music video is brought to you by teen girl band sensation Teen Jesus and The Jean Teasers for their music video Crime Scene. Graham Gall from Jarbo Productions has crafted the right moody video to match the Continue reading “CITY EAR // Music Video Monday”

CITY EAR // ‘Contained’ Feature Film

Coming to a Canberra backlot near you! Contained is the new feature film confirmed as The Film Distillery’s first slated production with Odin’s Eye Entertainment and Screen ACT. Coming out of the inaugural  Continue reading “CITY EAR // ‘Contained’ Feature Film”

CITY EAR // Music Video Monday

Jack Biilmann has taken this city by storm and now he’s steadily taking over the internet with this brand new music video shot by local cinematographer Tobias Ridewood. ‘Having a bad day’ would be an understatement as the theme for this video but Jack manages to Continue reading “CITY EAR // Music Video Monday”

CITY EAR // Music Video Monday

The lads from Crux Media are back at it with another fresh video, this time from Aussie legends The Living End. Just when you thought it was safe to go back to The Bottle O, this tale of caution gets you right in the moral Continue reading “CITY EAR // Music Video Monday”

CITY EAR // CIFF 2016: Our Must See List

The 2016 Canberra International Film Festival starts this week and with so many glorious films and events scattered throughout the festival we found it really difficult to narrow our must see list to ten but here it is:  Continue reading “CITY EAR // CIFF 2016: Our Must See List”

CITY EAR // ‘BRINDABELLAS | edge of light’ Feature Film

Canberra is full of surprises and we were certainly pleasantly surprised to hear that a new feature made here in this incredible city is now ready to watch. What we found even more surprising was that Continue reading “CITY EAR // ‘BRINDABELLAS | edge of light’ Feature Film”

CITY EAR // Lexus Short Film Fellowship

Thank God for corporate product placement! Something I would never say aloud in public but where would us filmmakers be without it!? We would probably be sucking up a lot more to the people that give out government grants, Continue reading “CITY EAR // Lexus Short Film Fellowship”

CITY EAR // Today in Trailers: VFF, EFFA & ‘Brindabellas’

There is a lot happening around town this weekend and we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to film screenings. Get your ‘trick or treat’ on and feast on some visual eye candy! Continue reading “CITY EAR // Today in Trailers: VFF, EFFA & ‘Brindabellas’”

CITY EAR // ‘Clipped’ Music Video Festival

What’s more exciting than going to the cinema on a Friday night? Going to the cinema and listening to some sweet tunes at the same time duh Video may have killed the radio star but the video star is well and truly kicking! Continue reading “CITY EAR // ‘Clipped’ Music Video Festival”

CITY EAR // Canberra Short Film Festival Winners

Some would say that all filmmakers are winners in that they have actually managed to complete a film which I would definitely agree with. If that’s the case, Continue reading “CITY EAR // Canberra Short Film Festival Winners”

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