Archive for January, 2017

SVM is proud to support emerging artists in whatever way it can, and has done for over 10 years. 2017 begins with great news for Amie Batalibasi and her Blackbird film project.

Read more at Amie’s website.

She now takes the next steps to with a wonderful opportunity to develop the work into a feature length script.

Her acceptance speech for the Sundance Merata Mita Fellowship, is strong and dignified. Hers is an important emerging  voice for Pasifika filmmakers and for women working in screen.

Wishing her all the best  on the next stage of her journey with the telling of an important story, too much overlooked in the history of Australia.

Link to Aimie’s Speech