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MEDIA ALERT

ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS

Press Opportunities – Wednesday 25 November


Nominees, film industry luminaries and the brightest stars from Asia-Pacific will come together

on the Gold Coast for the third annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards when 37 films from 16

countries and areas will vie for the region's highest accolade in film. 


Press and photo opportunities for Wednesday 25 November: 


APSA NOMINEES VISIT CURRUMBIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Time: 8am - 11am. Lorikeet feeding starts at 8am sharp. Wednesday 25 November

Location: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Gold Coast

Photo Opportunity: APSA Nominees feeding lorikeets, kangaroos and koalas.

Join some of the brightest stars from Asia-Pacific as they experience the natural beauty of the

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. The nominees in the 2009 APSAs will take part in Currumbin’s

unique tradition of lorikeet feeding.


GO BEYOND BORDERS: 'IN CONVERSATION' WITH THE INTERNATIONAL JURY

Hosted by CNN’s Anna Coren and The Hollywood Reporter’s Patrick Frater

Time: 2pm - 3pm, Wednesday 25 November

Location: Hinterland Room, Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise

Photo Opportunity: International Jury members Huang Jianxin (People’s Republic of China),

Tahmineh Milani (Islamic Republic of Iran), Aden Young (Australia), Andrew Pike (Australia),

Gina Kim (Republic of Korea), CNN’s Anna Coren, APSA nominees and special guests.

Gain a glimpse into the lives and works of the members of the 2009 International Jury in an

insightful panel discussion hosted by CNN anchor, Anna Coren and longtime entertainment

journalist and Asia editor for The Hollywood Reporter, Patrick Frater. The session will focus on

filmmaking for a global audience and the creation of stories that ‘go beyond borders’.



MEDIA CONTACT for APSA NOMINEES VISIT CURRUMBIN:

Cathy Gallagher 0416 22 72 82

Alicia Brescianini 0400 225 603


MEDIA CONTACT for GO BEYOND BORDERS

Jill Robson: 0458 404 527

Tracey Mair: 0419 221 493



Full list of Nominees and Special Guests attending the Asia Pacific Screen Awards will

be distributed with an updated list of Photo Opportunities for Thursday 26 November


9.30-11am 

THE ACADEMY OF THE ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS – OFFICIAL

INDUCTION 2009 Presented by Academy Patron, Jack Thompson

5.30pm 

RED CARPET ARRIVALS (media registration from 4pm)

8.30pm 

Post-Ceremony Function, Asia Pacific Screen Awards






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