Ross & Rose Hill Memorial Scholarship applications due

Date: Sun 31 Mar 2024
All-day event

Applications for the Ross & Rose Hill Memorial Scholarship are due.

Please check our scholarship webpage for all application requirements.

Maker’s Social: What are you working on?

Date: Sun 7 Apr 2024
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online via Zoom (All times are AEDT)

Show us what projects you’re working on. A relaxed sharing of ideas and a chance to showcase some work. FREE (members only).

Lumin’s Workshop Foam Patterning for Cosplay, Props, & Puppets

Date: Sat 13 Apr 2024
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Members only in-person workshop at Lumins Workshop in Campbellfield VIC. This 3 hour workshop will be covering patterning techniques for foam construction.

Spaces are limited. Booking link will be sent out to members via email.

It also a great opportunity to shop the incredible array of crafting and cosplay supplies that Lumin’s offer. Check out their incredible array of supplies on their website.

Time: 1-4pm

Cost: $120 including all workshop materials and tuition

Location- Lumins Workshop

26 Randor Street

Campbellfield, VIC, 3061

Free members only workshop on puppetry with film hosted by Manual Cinema (USA)

Date: Sun 21 Apr 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Online via Zoom (All times are AEDT)
Professional Learning | Workshop
21 April- Free Zoom workshop from Manual Cinema for Members Only. 9-10:30am AEST
  • Manual Cinema is an Emmy award winning performance collective, design studio, and film/ video production company based in Chicago, USA. 
  • Combining shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques and innovative sound and music to create immersive stories for stage and screen. 
  • Learn about live puppetry and camera work and try out some “zoom” on camera puppetry based on some of the techniques used in their new show “Leonardo!”

Panel Discussion: Puppetry for Film

Date: Sun 19 May 2024
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online via Zoom (All times are AEDT)

Hear from puppet film makers about their practice. Time TBC.

Free for members/ $20 non-members.

Puppets Only Zoom: No Humans Allowed!

Date: Sun 30 Jun 2024
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Online via Zoom (All times are AEDT)

Bring a puppet for a verbal improvised puppet jam session.

FREE (members only).

How to UNIMA Oz

Date: Sun 14 Jul 2024
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online via Zoom (All times are AEDT)

Peel back the curtain and get some insight into what UNIMA Oz is, and what we do as a committee.

FREE (Open to members and non-members).

Silver Linings Film Festival: The Climate

Date: Sun 28 Jul 2024
All-day event
Location: Online: UNIMA Australia YouTube Channel

The Silver Linings Festival Playlist on UNIMA Australia Youtube Channel will be made available, and voting for the People’s Choice Award will open.

(NB: Submissions open Sunday 4th Feb and close Sunday 20th July, 2024).

AGM & Awards for Silver Linings Film Festival

Date: Sun 18 Aug 2024
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Online via Zoom (All times are AEDT)

UNIMA Australia Annual General Meeting (with elections for Executive Committee), followed by Silver Linings Awards Ceremony.

FREE (Members Only).

Puppet Doctor

Date: Sat 7 Sep 2024
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online via Zoom (All times are AEDT)

The Puppet Doctors are in to help you diagnose your puppet building problems!

Date to be confirmed.

Free for members/ $20 non-members.