Julie Kalceff is an award-winning writer, director and producer. A graduate of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School with a Masters Degree in Scriptwriting, Julie has been working in the film and television industry for over 15 years. Julie is the creator, writer, director and a producer of the international hit multi-platform drama Starting From Now. Attracting both critical and popular acclaim, the series is one of Australia’s most successful multi-platform projects. It has amassed over 33 million views, been watched in over 230 countries, and was sold to broadcast television in Australia. Starting From Now has played on the global festival circuit, winning multiple awards. With Starting From Now, Julie went against the online comedy trend and created a web series model which is now used as a case-study around the world. Julie has also helped raise public awareness around the lack of diversity on screen. She has paved the way by embedding diverse characters in stories with broad appeal. As a result, Julie is highly sought after as a speaker, panellist and judge at industry events and festivals. Julie recently received development funding through Screen Australia’s Gender Matters initiative and is currently in development on a half-hour drama series, Torn.
Here's where you'll find Julie Kalceff (Writer Director Producer - Common Language Films)
September 10, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM 45 minutes
Building a Media Business Around Niche Content
Add to Calendar 09/10/2017 10:00 AM 09/10/2017 10:45 AM Australia/Melbourne Building a Media Business Around Niche Content Niche is the new black! You no longer need a huge mass audience for media success when all the world is watching. This panel brings together successful niche creators to share their secrets! Learn from those who found success focusing on a niche - from food to kids to LGBT webseries and more. | Room 218 | false MM/DD/YYYY
11:40 AM - 12:10 PM 30 minutes
Digital Video: A Woman's World?
Add to Calendar 09/10/2017 11:40 AM 09/10/2017 12:10 PM Australia/Melbourne Digital Video: A Woman's World? Join us for a celebratory discussion on Australian female entrepreneurs in social video. Some of the most successful YouTube stars in Australia are women. Let's talk online video as a place of freedom of expression for female creatives. How do they commercialize their content to create viable businesses? | Room 219/220 | false MM/DD/YYYY
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 1 hour
From Script to Millions of Screens: How to Write and Market a Narrative Web Series That Goes Viral
Add to Calendar 09/10/2017 14:30 PM 09/10/2017 15:30 PM Australia/Melbourne From Script to Millions of Screens: How to Write and Market a Narrative Web Series That Goes Viral Presented by writer/director/producer Julie Kalceff, and using her international smash-hit series Starting From Now as a case study, this hour-long masterclass will explore how to create a successful web series. Topics will range from the writing process and how to plot for the web to finding and building an audience to common pitfalls, and ultimately, how to leverage your eventual success. Ideal for screen practitioners looking to make their mark with an online narrative series. | Room 207 | false MM/DD/YYYY