Centre for Content Promotion


Vietnam: Script to Screen Workshop

Workshop with Marcus Gillezeau @American Centre, US Consulate, HCM City


Time and Date

Thursday 7 March 2019

Time: 10am - 4pm


American Center, US Consulate Ho Chi Minh City


Presented by MPA, Asia Pacific Screen Awards & the US Consulate

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Marcus has over 15 years experience as a manager, executive producer and producer. 

He has extensive experience working with funding agencies, domestic and international broadcasters, distributors and commissioning editors.
In 2013 he won the AACTA Award (Australian Academy of Cinema Television Arts), Best Feature Documentary for Storm Surfers 3D and in 2009 the International Digital Emmy® Award for the drama Scorched. In 2010 and 2012 he was honored by the Screen Producers Association of Australia for Best New Media and Interactive Producer of the Year and won an ADG award for Best Directing in a multi-platform project. He has delivered prime time television to all the major networks including ABC, SBS, Nine Network, Discovery Channel and National Geographic and has written, directed, produced and executive produced more than 80 hours of film and television that has screened around the world. 

He is a specialist in digital and all-media production, marketing and distribution and has been invited to run all-media workshops for film schools and universities across Australia, including the Australian Film Television and Radio School. 

Marcus is a successful author with his 2004 book Hands On - A guide to production and technologies for film, TV and new media, that is on university reading lists across Australia. In 2013 he published his second book 'Hands On - Tips and Experiences in All Media Producing'. A dissertation on his experiences producing multi-platform projects and eleven case studies of some of the world's best all media projects.



10:00 – 11:30  Mastercla
ss by Marcus Gillezeau plus Q&A with filmmakers 
11:30 – 12:00 
Pitching tips and lessons 
12:00 – 13:30
13:30 – 15:30
Pitch competition – 6 to 8 filmmaker participants 
15:30 – 16:00
Judging, Prize giving and photos

Submission due date for pitches: Feb 21

First Prize: MPA supported 5-day film immersion course to Los Angeles during AFM in November 2019