Each year, the Odyssey Short Film Festival runs in Geelong, showcasing the work achieved through Year 11 and 12 studies at high school. Now in its fourth year, the film festival is set to run on December 3 with more than 10 schools (and even more students) showcasing their films.
Inspired by the centuries old tradition of trompe l’oeil painting (or ‘trick of the eye’), this exhibition showcases a number of contemporary artists takes on creating pieces that are illusionistic or play with perspective. Forté chat to the exhibition curator Lisa Sullivan.
“Pivot was born out of this idea that we can hold a world-class event in Geelong. We didn’t want to call it The Geelong Digital Summit – we wanted it to be something more forward thinking,” says Pivot Summit founder Leighton Wells.
Emerging Artists Geelong is a group ran by the Geelong Arts Society which focuses on hosting workshops, exhibitions and educating others on art for emerging artists each year. Forté chat to mentor artist Dare Tekin about the program and the upcoming exhibition ‘Anthropoid’.
Five of Australia’s best stand-up comics are heading regional as part of The Amazing Travelling Comedy Tour, with Aaron Gocs, Matt Steward. Angus Gordon, Nick Capper and Jess Perkins. Forté chat with stitch up comedian Aaron and RAW comedy finalist Jess ahead of the tour.
The Gordon Graphic Design program has again exceeded expectations to deliver great students to local industry. Each year as part of the Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design, students are encouraged to take up work placement in local businesses to learn the ropes and get a feel for the fast pace the graphic design world can serve up.
Lawrence Leung is a familiar face. He’s graced the screen a few times for his pranks with the Chaser’s War on Everything and on Channel 10′s Offpsring, but it’s his wit and unique brand of comedy that makes him so memorable.