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THE FUTURE OF AUSTRALIAN COMEDY: WHO'S LAUGHING?

(MIFF 2011, Talking Pictures Express)

With 7 of the top 10 grossing Australian films of all time being comedies, why have they all but disappeared from our screens? The multi-award winning actor, Adam Zwar (Wilfred) joins the legendary Tim Ferguson (The Big Gig) in a debate with producers Neil Peplow (Waking Ned Devine) and Ross Grayson-Bell (Fight Club / AFTRS Head of Screenwriting) and writer/directors Clayton Jacobson (Kenny) and Stuart MacDonald (Summer Heights High) on the pitfalls and rewards of making comedies for the big screen.

Friday 29th July
5.30pm - 6.15pm

Stella Artois Festival Lounge, Forum Theatre

FREE EVENT

Co-Presented by

Australia's National Screen Arts
and Broadcast School

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