San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
In conjunction with Pluto Media, Stand Entertainment is proud to host a day-long conversation with filmmakers Stacey Marbrey and Peter Kirk as they discuss the art, craft, and business of moving image production and how to get projects seen in a global arena. Audience members have the opportunity to discover more about creating content, raising funds, and making films without and beyond borders.
About the Speakers:
A graduate from San Francisco State University, Stacey Marbrey’s background spans across film and television development, production and distribution. As a producer, Stacey has worked with Academy Award winner, Sofia Coppola, and garnered several awards for her directorial debut film UNSPOKEN, including the National Black Programming Consortium Community Award and the SAG Award for short formats.
Teetering in the entertainment industry between a filmmaker and film curator, Stacey was the first to shepherd an international film exchange program under the auspices of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities; the American Film Institute, (PROJECT: 20/20), and transitioned the program to the Sundance Institute, now known as Film Forward. During her tenure, Stacey became an Artistic and International Engagement Honoree awarded at the White House by the First Lady, for her exemplary work as Program Director.
A Film Independent PROJECT: INVOLVED directing alum, Stacey uses various media to convey a variety of narratives, encouraging her audience to, 'Explore. Connect. Inspire.' Currently, Stacey is developing a series of content spanning across film, television and transmedia, reaching a multi-platform audience.
Peter Kirk is a multi-award winning multi-channel producer of content, director, screenwriter and accomplished film and commercial director.
Working with globally recognized brands such as Lynx, Google and Greenpeace Peter has experience working across borders in countries including Thailand, Philippines, Brazil, USA, London and Japan. He is the recipient of 2 Webby awards as well as countless AIMA and W3 awards, frequently featured in Mumbrella and B&T magazine.
His film career started directing and producing local and international campaigns for Razorfish as the in house content director. Pioneering the use of video across platforms combining animation, after effects, with websites and distribution partners Peter knows how video builds and enhances brands. Peter has developed a creative edge and sound technical knowledge with over 10 year’s industry experience.
After his time at Razorfish Peter went on to forge a successful career as an independent director working with large integrated agencies on ways to utilize video in digital builds and ways the correct content can enhance a brand. Peter has been doing this for over 10 years. He has been featured in Time Magazine and Variety.
Peter has directed video clips and commercials for Blackstreet, Australian Idol, Linkin Park, Axe, Lynx, Omo, Smirnoff, Sony. Peter’s short film Denouement won best short film at Hollywood International and Hawaii International and was selected to open the prestigious SOCAL film festival.
Peter's debut feature film “Hello Forever” won most outstanding debut feature at Houston International and has screened in US cinemas. Variety magazine has named it as "one of the most anticipated films for 2014".
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The nearest train station is Circular Quay. It is approximately 10-15 minutes walk to the venue via George St.
Buses travel to The Rocks regularly. Check your timetables for the appropriate bus from your location.
There is metered street parking available.
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Full refunds are possible up to 7 days from the event.
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Amanda Asquith | Stand Entertainment
Amanda Asquith is a writer/producer for screen and theatre with an extensive background in events and venue management. Amanda also provides writing, photography and events services through her businesses, Amanda Jane Starr and Stand Entertainment.