05 AM | 27 May

FReeZACentral Workshops

FReeZACentral Workshops // 2007 Music Industry Workshops //

Want to work in the music industry?

The FReeZACentral music industry workshops are back! All around Victoria in June and July, FReeZACentral is holding free, accredited training days for young people aged 15 to 25 who are interested in a music industry career. This year’s FReeZACentral workshops are happening in Croydon (June 23), Leongatha (June 26), Ararat (June 30), Wangaratta (July 3), central Melbourne (July 7), Swan Hill (July 11), Werribee (July 14) and Hamilton (July 18).

For the past three years, FReeZACentral has been nurturing the skills, talents and passion of the next generation of music industry professionals. Over 500 young people attend the FReeZACentral workshops each year. Of the workshop participants statewide, 50 young people in the 18-25 year age bracket are chosen for the FReeZACentral mentoring program, which matches young people to an experienced music industry professional in their chosen field, whether they’re performers or aspiring sound engineers, marketing professionals, event managers or music business operators.

Workshops are free and include free lunch. Register online at www.freezacentral.vic.gov.au or call 03 9380 1277.

Visit the Myspace at: www.myspace.com/freezacentral

04 AM | 27 May

Aussie Bum

Applications Close: Thursday, June 07, 2007 www.aussiebum. aussieBum has quickly become an international success story selling its swimwear, underwear and soon lesiurewear to many of the world’s leading department stores and enjoy an international online audience who tune in each week to watch aussieBum in action either via iTunes, MySpace, YouTube and our own internet site.

aussieBum is recognised locally for its international success by winnning the Aust. Export Awards 2006 Sml- Med Manufacturer of the Year. As bandwidth increases globally (with the exception of Australia), aussieBum is increasing its online video content; AUSBUM.tv We’re looking for a very technically and talented male or female who is prepared to take on the challenge to produce content our customers worldwide can relate to, tune into and most importantly enjoy.

Your role will include travelling with the aussieBum team for each photo shoot assignment and event we support locally and overseas and record the reality to what actually occurs. You will video record the often amusing events ‘behind the scene’s’ and create ‘must see’ episodes that are delivered online and to our media partners worldwide. To do this well, you need to be focused and well organised and work independently of what is going on around you. Visit our internet site to get a taste of the types of webisodes we currently produce (only we expect you to do it 10 times better). Once this footage has been captured you will return to our main office to edit the footage into episodes surfers can view on a weekly basis.

You will be using the latest Adobe FCP software, Mac system, Sony Camera recording equipment. You are also competent is using other associated applications Motion etc. You will work closely with the principal of the company and be involved in all aspects of production, editing to content management.

This is a dream role for someone who loves every aspect of film making from start to finish and has a flare for getting the job done and producing work that gets people talking. Plus someone who wants to travel and work in a company with a global audience.

Sean Ashby sean@aussiebum.

04 AM | 27 May

Flake film festival

__FLAKE FILM FESTIVAL: CALL FOR ENTRIES

Want your film to be seen by thousands of people on the big screen at the best ski resorts and venues in the world? Enter your short flick into the Flake Film Festival…NOW! FFF is Australia’s highest and fastest growing independent film festival and they want to take your film to new heights in 2007! Your film must be under 8 minutes and somehow include the 2007 theme…WATER (or lack of it!). Represent the theme any way you like – but please try to be creative! Any type, style or genre of film can be entered; young and first time filmmakers are encouraged to enter.

Entries close August 20.

For all the info and entry forms, slide through

http://www.flakefilmfestival.com

04 AM | 27 May

Mobile Media

__MOBILE MEDIA: CALL FOR REGISTRATIONS

Registration is now open for ‘Mobile Media’, an international conference on social and cultural aspects of mobile phones, convergent media, and wireless technologies.

2-4 July 2007 The University of Sydney, Australia

Convened by Gerard Goggin (USyd) and Larissa Hjorth (RMIT)

Full program, registration, and all details at:

http://www.mobilemedia2007.net/

04 AM | 27 May

Youth pass vote

Water shortages, climate control, worker’s rights, funding for universities and TAFEs, and student debt are the top five national issues for young Australians that will influence their vote in the upcoming federal election, according to first ActNow YouthPoll 07conducted online at www.actnow.com.au.