M.U.F.F.F.Y maleny underground film festival for young people


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  • Location: Tesch Park, Maleny, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland

MUFFFY is an alternative arts & film festival developed by young people for the community. The inaugural event coincides with National Youth Week (1-9 April 2006), and will also play host to the launch of YouthLinx, a Commonwealth Government youth program.

MUFFFY includes seven days of independent and underground Sunshine Coast film, workshops and activities, kicking off with the launch under the big top at Tesch Park, Maleny on Saturday 1 April, and 10am-10pm.

The event is an initiative of YouthLinx, formerly Council's Youth Activity Service, which aims to support young people across Caloundra City in all areas of community life, learning, development, employment, culture and recreation via a range of activities and projects.

 For more information about MUFFFY or to get involved, contact Adam at Caloundra City Council's YouthLinx Program on (07) 5438 0259.

Let the Festival begin: A calendar of events for MUFFFY

Discussion panels will feature a variety of amateur, professional and independent film makers discussing the pros and cons of film stereotypes.

Film screenings for the community will include a variety of independent and cult films.

Short Film Showcase and People's Choice Awards Young people (groups and individuals) and those supporting young people (i.e. families, agencies and schools) will be invited to enter a short film to be showcased during the festival. Entries for the showcase close March 21st.

Other festival activities include a variety of arts and culture-oriented after-school events.

For more information about MUFFFY or to get involved, contact Adam at Caloundra City Council's YouthLinx Program on (07) 5438 0259.
www.mufffy.com

free activities and workshops

Art of the Splatter- Art workshop (MUFFFY Launch Activity).
Let your artistic side run wild, designing and painting with stencils and brushes. This is a workshop that shows you the ins and outs of how to make professional and cool looking paintings using stencils with different kinds of materials. You don't even need to know how to paint with a brush. Learn what colours work the best, and then experiment with pre cut stencils.
Where- Tesch Park, Maleny.
When - 10.00am to 1.00pm, Saturday 1st April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 15 people.
How to Book- first in best dressed.

Rip it up -Cut n Paste Poster design #1(MUFFFY Launch Activity).
Learn the art of Cut n paste, used in collage and fanzine production. You can create a masterpiece with just photocopies, scissors, glue and you.
Where- Tesch Park, Maleny.
When - 2.00pm to 4.00pm, Saturday 1st April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 15 people.
How to Book- first in best dressed.

Rip it up -Cut n Paste Poster design #2 (MUFFFY After School Activity).
Learn the art of Cut n paste, used in collage and fanzine production. You can create a masterpiece with just photocopies, scissors, glue and you.
Where- Maleny Neighbourhood Centre.
When - 3.30 to 6.30. Monday 3rd April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 15 people.
How to Book- Bookings essential please call Dave on.

Balloon Sculpture Workshop #1(MUFFFY Launch Activity).
Want to make your own MUFFFY you can in our special Balloon Sculpture Workshop.
Where- Tesch Park, Maleny.
When - 10.00am to 1.00pm, Saturday 1st April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 20 people.
How to Book- first in best dressed.

Balloon Sculpture Workshop #2(MUFFFY Launch Activity).
Want to make your own MUFFFY you can in our special Balloon Sculpture Workshop.
Where- Tesch Park, Maleny.
When - 2.00pm to 4.00pm, Saturday 1st April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 20 people.
How to Book- first in best dressed.

African Drumming and Dance # 1(MUFFFY Launch Activity).
Come along and feel the MUFFFY rhythm, try some drumming, learn some dance techniques, work on a performance, Then present the performance at the Offical launch later in the day.
Where- Tesch Park, Maleny.
When - 10.00am to 1.00pm, Saturday 1st April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 20 people.
How to Book- call Adam for more info on (07) 5438 0259
 
African Drumming and Dance # 2 (MUFFFY Launch Activity).
Come along and feel the MUFFFY rhythm, try some drumming, learn some dance techniques, work on a performance, Then present the performance at the Offical launch later in the day.
Where- Tesch Park, Maleny.
When - 2.00pm to 4.00pm, Saturday 1st April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 20 people.
How to Book- call Adam for more info on (07) 5438 0259
   

Rip it up -Cut n Paste Poster design (MUFFFY After School Activity).
Learn the art of Cut n paste, used in collage and fanzine production. You can create a masterpiece with just photocopies, scissors, glue and you.
Where- Maleny Neighbourhood Centre.
When - 3.30 to 6.30. Monday 3rd April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 15 people.
How to Book- Booking essential please call Dave.
 
Cartooning and Animation (MUFFFY After School Activity).
Bring your notepads, pencils and sample drawings along to this workshop
led by cartoonists and animators Mark Guthrie and Peter Ryan
Explore:
- Traditional 2 dimensional hand drawn animation (like the Simpsons and Disney cartoons).
- Single panel and strip cartoons.
- Including concept development and character design
- Stop motion animation
- Tools and techniques of the trade
- Tips and tricks on how to produce a professional image
Through a fully interactive learning environment you will develop your own films, everyone receives a CD copy of their work.
The cartooning component of the workshop provides a simple Step by step guidance through a series of hands on exercises (paper, pencils and inhibition out the window!)

Where- Maleny Neighbourhood Centre.
When - 3.30 to 6.30. Thursday 6th April.
Cost - free.
Limit- 15 people.
How to Book- Booking essential please call Dave

 Low cost activities and workshops

Balloon Sculpture Workshop.(MUFFFY After School activity)
Want to make your own MUFFFY you can in our special Balloon Sculpture Workshop.
Where- Maleny Library.
When - 3.30 to 6.30. Tuesday 4th April.
Cost - $5.00 per person.
Limit- 20 people.
How to Book- Maleny library.

African Drumming and Dance. (MUFFFY After School activity)
Come along and feel the MUFFFY rhythm, try some drumming and learn some dance techniques.
Where- Maleny Library.
When - 3.30 to 5.30. Wednesday 5th April.
Cost - $5.00 per person.
Limit- 20 people.
How to Book- Maleny library.

Family film Screening. (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) Bring the whole family along to see Tim Burton's re visioning of the original Roald Dahl Novel, Starring Johnny Depp. Rated PG. Food and Drinks available. The perfect chocolate coated film just in time for Easter.

Where- Maleny Community Centre.
When - 6.00pm to 8.30pm. Tuesday 4th April
Cost - $3.00 per person or $5 a family.
Limit- 200 people.
How to Book- tix Available at the door from 5.30pm.

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