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IF: SAMANTHA LANG IS READY TO FOCUS ON HER OWN FILMMAKING - AUG 2018

After devoting herself to teaching at the Australian Film Television and Radio School and serving as president of the Australian Directors’ Guild, Samantha Lang is looking forward to getting back to her first love: making screen stories.

Lang aims to progress two projects in development when she meets with agents, managers and production companies in Los Angeles next month as part of the Screen Australia/ Australian Writers’ Guild’s Talent USA delegation...

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Screen Australia: Talent USA Recipients Announced - Aug 2018

Samantha Lang: With her debut feature The Well nominated for a Cannes Palme d’Or, and an incredible 11 AFI Awards back home, Lang’s directing career had a flying start. Remaining on the international stage with The Monkey’s Mask (Toronto International Film Festival premiere) and French-language film L’Idole (Toronto and Locarno Festival), Lang was tempted home to take the position of Head of Directing at AFTRS (2010-2016) ...

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SEOUL INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL (SIWFF) - nov 2018

 Samantha Lang and fellow Jury member Lizzie Francke

Samantha Lang and fellow Jury member Lizzie Francke

With support from the Embassy, Australian filmmaker Samantha Lang was in Seoul for the 서울국제여성영화제 SEOUL International Women's Film Festival (SIWFF) to present her advocacy for #GenderEquality on behalf of women filmmakers in Australia. The Embassy was fortunate to meet with Samantha to talk about the gender issues we face in today’s society.

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