INDEPENDENT FILMMAKING: EXPLORING THE ART & BUSINESS OF SHORT FILMS Q+A
Independent Filmmaking is equal parts rewarding and challenging. Hear from two South African Female directors about their projects and the highs and lows of their careers.
Naomi van Niekerk is an experienced independent filmmaker with several festival awards under her belt.
Kay Carmichael is an established and sought after storyboard artist. She is currently in production with her first short film; ‘Troll Girl’.
Together they will discuss the highs and lows of projects, what personally motivates them to continue to make art and what inspires them.
Mae Naomi van Niekerk yn wneuthurwr ffilmiau annibynnol profiadol sydd wedi ennill nifer o wobrau gŵyl.
Mae Kay Carmichael yn artist bwrdd stori sefydledig a phoblogaidd. Mae ei ffilm fer gyntaf, 'Troll Girl', wrthi’n cael ei chynhyrchu.
Gyda'i gilydd byddant yn trafod y gorau a’r gwaethaf o’u prosiectau, yr hyn sy'n eu hysgogi'n bersonol i barhau i wneud celf, a'r hyn sy'n eu hysbrydoli.
Friday 16 April 2021
Live Q+A | 6pm (BST) | 7pm (SAST) | Watch on Eventive
Pay what you can - £5/£3
Kay Carmichael, is a sought after story artist specialising in storyboard work and comics.
NAOMI VAN NIEKERK
Naomi van Niekerk is a hybrid-media artist and works in film, theatre, installation and print-making.
Dianne Makings is the Festival Director of the Cape Town International Animation Festival.