Heyday Festival budding program for young and emerging Photographers | Filmmakers

by Heyday Festival

Heyday Festival announces delivery of a new budding program in photography | film for youth!

Do you want to further your skills and build a career as a photographer and filmmaker? Heyday Festival is calling all young budding Photographers | Filmmakers from the Cairns area to apply and take part in Heyday Festival budding program for young and emerging Photographers | Filmmakers.

10 successful applicants will earn the title of Heyday Festival 2012 Official Photographer | Filmmaker and be trained through nine 3 hour informative and practical workshops. Qualified trainers, with relevant industry experience will deliver the training. Heyday Festival has partnered with ABC Open to run film and social media workshops, Rebecca Claire Photography to run photography workshops and KickArts Contemporary Arts to utilise The Studio space for the training.

Rebecca Claire Edwards Photographer | Exhibitions Coordinator at Heyday Festival says, “ Budding photographers are going to get a VIP access pass at Heyday Festival, be profiled through festival marketing and get a number of opportunities to document activities and events in the lead up to Heyday Festival. Training and practical opportunities are really important, as we want the participants to gain confidence, knowledge, skills and experience. Opportunities like these have strengthened my practice, advanced my career and led to paid work as a photographer.”

Heyday Festival is a Cairns based multi-arts festival led by young people. It belongs to the community and is run as a non-profit collective. It aims to develop Far North Queensland’s youth arts sector by nurturing talented young artists, artsworkers, entrepreneurs and go-getters.

Mema Edwards Founding Director of Heyday Festival says, “I want Heyday Festival to be distinct, ensnaring and meaningful, a platform to pep up new thinking and movement. From consultation my team will deliver an experience this community craves that demands the hearts and minds of our participating audience. I hope those present discover something magic.”

If you are 16-30 years of age, APPLY! Visit the Heyday Festival website to download and complete the application form. DUE 11:30pm Wed 20 JUN 2012.

Questions? Please contact exhibit@heydayfestival.com.au // 0403 221 178

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