Indie Filmmaking Workshop with Clayton Jacobson


Clayton Jacobson is an Australian Film Producer, Director, Writer, Editor and Actor. A devotee of the collaborative spirit, Clayton has directed Feature Film, Short Film, TV Series, Documentary, Web Series, Music Video and TVCs, many of which have won awards around the world. His debut film KENNY, was the Australian box office and critically acclaimed smash hit feature comedy of 2006.  
Clayton’s Indy Filmmaking Workshop is the perfect introduction to the art of low budget filmmaking.  Using his successful feature film Kenny as a template, Clayton will delve into writing techniques, pre-production, securing locations, working with actors and non-actors, production tools, shooting styles, lighting, post-production, finding your audience and marketing techniques.    
Clayton will show clips and examples of some of his preparation and production techniques, including tools used to promote his work to a wide audience.  
This course is not to be missed!


The workshop will take place SATURDAY 14tth NOVEMBER, 12noon - 6pm.  
Location Melbourne CDB - TBC.
Cost per head is $200 (students $150)

Please contact Nicole Bardy on: or M: 0413 305 963
for more information and to secure your place in the workshop.


Chris Pahlow

Chris Pahlow is an independent writer/director currently in post-production on his debut feature film PLAY IT SAFE. Chris has been fascinated with storytelling since he first earned his pen license and he’s spent the last ten years bringing stories to life through music videos, documentaries, and short films.

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The film opens on Thursday the 10th of September at 7pm and tickets for the premiere are already available for sale here. A lot of the cast & crew including myself will be there. We'll be doing a Q&A after the movie, and we'll be having some drinks and music afterwards too.

It should be a great night so if you can make it please come on on down, to check out the film and have a drink & a chat afterwards. Hope to catch you there!