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KYAS SHERRIFF

AFTRS - AU

HEAD OF INDIGENOUS UNIT, AFTRS

Kyas is the Head of the Indigenous Unit of the Australian National Film, Television and Radio School. Her role includes championing the growth and development of the Indigenous screen sector through education and industry craft based masterclasses. Kyas regular curates and hosts AFTRS Black Talk – conversations with leading Indigenous filmmakers & Industry peers. Having worked across feature films, documentaries, TV series and shorts. In her previous role as an integral member of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, Kyas helped bring popular and critically acclaimed content to international screens, including TV series 8MMM, feature film The Darkside and documentary The Redfern Story. Kyas has worked with some of Australia’s most experienced and renowned Indigenous screen practitioners assisting them in getting their projects from development through to production. Kyas is focused on bringing unique and compelling Indigenous stories to the screen through the next wave of Indigenous filmmakers and broadcasters.

KYAS SHERRIFF

HEAD OF INDIGENOUS UNIT, AFTRS – AU

HOME TRUTHS: Indigenous Representation & The Media’s Role Around National Identity

Conference Halls 1 & 2, Level 2

Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia is complex and diverse. Home Truths shall highlight and open the discussion on how the Media can continue to play an important role in championing cultural and creative change. Following the success and growth of Indigenous storytelling and representation; how do we continue to sustain its place within […]

Plenary
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