Things To Do: Never Permanent

Never Permanent (a Semi Permanent Spinoff) is a new event coming to Melbourne on August 24th, 2023. The event is a full-day program of keynote talks and panel discussions exploring the intersection of creativity and technology. The lineup of speakers includes some of the world's most exciting filmmakers, authors, artists, and musicians, including Roman Coppola, Ta-ku, Mindy Seu, Serwah Attafuah, Joshua To + Nicholas Kamuda, Angie Abdilla, Jesse Woolston, and Justin Ridler. Behind the event is the team that hosts the acclaimed design festival Semi Permanent, known for its high-quality talks, workshops, and exhibitions. For over 20 years Semi Permanent has been bringing together the creative industries from across the world, hosting events in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Los Angeles, New York, and London. The festival is a great place to learn from the world's best creative minds and to network with other creative professionals. Never Permanent promises to be a timely and thought

Things To Do: The Peninsula Film Festival

Held over the first weekend in February, the Peninsula Film Festival (PFF) is one of Victoria's iconic annual film festivals. PFF attracts film-makers and filmgoers from all over the country and is supported by Industry bodies including VicScreen (previously known as Film Victoria).

Oz Indie Showcase:

The Peninsula Film Festival Festival launch is to be held Friday 3 February at Rosebud Cinema. Featuring an Independent Aussie Feature Film; Poker Face. The screening is followed by a Q&A.

Where: Peninsula Cinemas, Rosebud, VIC, Australia
When: 7-10.30pm, Friday 3 February 2023
Tickets: $25 per person. Available here

Short Film Festival: 

On Saturday February 4, the outdoor, short film festival will be held at the Village Green in Rosebud. Up to 20 short films will be screened and awarded monetary prizes by a panel of celebrity judges. These films are judged live by a panel of celebrity judges and awarded monetary prizes. Films are also screened in additional categories including Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best International and the Woodleigh School Emerging Filmmaker Award. All films are competing for up to $30K in cash and prizes. There will be a selection of food trucks, local wine and beer and market stalls for attendees to grab a bite and a beverage.

Where: Village Green, Rosebud, VIC, Australia
When: gates open 5pm, official proceedings/films screen approx. 7pm - 10.30/11pm, Saturday 4 February 2023
Tickets: $10 per person. Available here

Sunday Session:

PFF Filmmaking Workshop, where you can hear from industry leaders about all things film.

Where: Peninsula Cinemas, Rosebud, VIC, Australia
When: 10am - 2pm, Sunday 5 February 2023
Tickets: $15 per person. Available here