ACS Victorian AGM | EMO Screening Q&A | 1st August 2017 Reminder

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ACS Victoria AGM. 

It’s that time of year again. 

You are invited to the 2017 Victorian ACS Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on the 1st of August, 2017 at Backlot Studios. 

The formal procedure at the AGM is that current committee stands down and a new committee is then elected.

Warwick Field ACS has stepped down from the President's role and Alan Cole ACS has been appointed as interim President. Alan is not intending to stand for re-election. 

Thus, we will be electing a new President to take the reins and continuing the outstanding work that has made the ACS Vic branch what it is today.
Although it may seem like a huge undertaking to fill the role of our past Presidents, we do have a succession plan in place to help you transition into the new role. The dedicated experienced committee are also here for your support. 

This is a very rewarding role and a role that will help to see us continue to push forward with your voice and remain to educate, support and add value to the ever-growing membership.

I urge you to please consider the role of President. If you feel you’re interested and seek advice please contact either Alan Cole ACS or Warwick Field ACS to discuss.

Warwick Field ACS
Alan Cole ACS

Email Warwick

Email Alan 

Please consider carefully the roles and the responsibility that is required if you are interested in nominating for a committee role. The role of a committee member is one that requires a significant amount of time, commitment and responsibility but is a great opportunity to be involved in to shape the future of your ACS.  

WHERE: Backlot Studios
65 Haig Street
Southbank VIC
(between Clarendon and Cecil Street)
Parking on site or on Haig St

WHEN: Tuesday August 1st, 2017
TIME: 6:30pm
Doors and bar opens 6.30pm
AGM starts 7pm SHARP.
Entry to the AGM is free. If you wish to stay for "EMO - The Musical" you must book tickets.
Following the AGM, the screening starts 7.30pm SHARP. Q&A immediately after the film. Tickets are required to see EMO - The Musical using the link below.

EMO - The Musical Screening with Q&A Ellery Ryan ACS & Sky Davies

Come along on Tuesday, August 1st at Backlot to see the highly acclaimed feature EMO - The musical followed by a Q & A with Ellery Ryan ACS and Sky Davies.

ACS Victoria is pleased to announce we will be screening EMO from a DCP at Backlot Studios. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the film's award-winning cinematographers, Ellery Ryan and Sky Davies.

SYNOPSIS: EMO the Musical is a feature length irreverent and satirical high school musical, released in Australia on 4 May 2017. The film is based on a 2014 Berlinale award-winning short.

e·mo [ i mṓ ] An entire subculture of people (usually angsty teens) with a fake personality.

Emo Ethan has just been expelled from private-school after attempting suicide in the courtyard.
On his first day at his new school – the dilapidated Seymour High – he meets Trinity, a totally naive but cute Christian girl who is desperate to convert him to Jesus.

But joining the Christian evangelists’ Hope Group is the last thing on Ethan’s mind. What he really wants is to join the school alternative rock band ‘Worst Day Ever’ and to be part of the Emo clique, led by the enigmatic and dangerous Bradley.

After a successful audition Ethan is welcomed into the Emo world and embraces his image – complete with black eye-liner and coupled up with a violently possessive girlfriend, Roz.

But Ethan can’t stop thinking about Trinity, who is herself stuck in a restrictive world of dogma and denial, and they secretly fall in love.

With the looming annual State School Rock Competition bringing tensions in the school to an all time high, and with the burgeoning turf war between the Hope Group and the Emos set to explode at any moment, Ethan is forced to confront the harebrained actions of his friends and question who he has become

Cast includes: Benson Anthony, Bridie Carter, Jon Prasida, Jordan Hare, Rahart Adams, Adam Zwar, Dylan Lewis...and many more.

Produced by
Written & Directed by Neil Triffett
Cinematography by Ellery Ryan ACS
Edited by Ian Carmichael
Production Design by Simon McCutcheon
Original Music by Craig Pilkington , Charlotte Nicdao, Neil Triffett

Source: IMDB & EMO the Musical Website.

WHERE: Backlot Studios
65 Haig Street
Southbank VIC
(between Clarendon and Cecil Street)
Parking on site or on Haig St

WHEN: Tuesday August 1st, 2017
TIME: 7.30pm
Doors and bar opens 6.30pm
Screening starts 7.30pm SHARP. Q&A immediately after the film.

COST: Free Entry for financial ACS Members.
Free Entry to the first 15 Screen Professionals Collective (SPC) (Vic) members who book a seat (One ONLY per SPC Member). This includes members of ADG, ASE, AWG, SPA, ASSG, AGSC & APDG. Once the allocation is full, SPC members can buy at Concession price.
Concession/Students $10 Cash
Non-Members $15 Cash

Tickets for EMO available by the link below. Tickets are NOT required to attend just the AGM.

Book your seats to EMO - The Musical here »

Membership Renewal & Address Update

ACS Membership renewals were due on the 1st of July.

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