Joel Aprile

@filmmaker88, Production Unit A

Objective

  • To make short films, web series and other projects in and around Mackay and the Whitsunday region
  • To enter Film Festivals, and encourage Film Festivals to come to Mackay

Courses – completed

  • DinoX: Dinosaur Ecosystems Short Course (Online), EDX – HKUX, 2017
  • Running your own Creative Business Short Course, Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Brisbane, 2016
  • Webisodes: From Idea to Pitch Short Course (Online), Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), 2016
  • PopX 1.2: The Rise of Superheroes and their Impact on Pop Culture Short Course (Online), EDX – SmithsonianX, 2015
  • Introduction to Screenwriting Short Course, Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Brisbane, 2014
  • Finding Animation Short Course, Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Sydney, 2014
  • Writing for Sci-Fi Film and TV Short Course (Online), Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), 2012
  • Diploma of Screen and Media, Queensland School of Film and Television (QSFT), Brisbane, 2008-2010

Courses – upcoming

  • Special Effects: Wounds and Injuries Short Course, Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Make-Up (AACM), Brisbane, 2018
  • Cosplay Short Course, Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Make-Up (AACM), Brisbane, 2018
  • Screenwriting for Film Short Course (Online), Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), 2018
  • Writing for TV: Part 1 Short Course (Online), Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), 2018
  • Writing for TV: Part 2 Short Course (Online), Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), 2018
  • Werner Herzog teaches Filmmaking Short Course (Online), Masterclass, 2018
  • David Mamet teaches Dramatic Writing Short Course (Online), Masterclass, 2018
  • Shonda Rhimes teaches Writing for Television Short Course (Online), Masterclass, 2018
  • Aaron Sorkin teaches Screenwriting Short Course (Online), Masterclass, 2018
  • James Patterson teaches Writing Short Course (Online), Masterclass, 2018
  • Basic Make-Up Short Course, Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Make-Up (AACM), Brisbane, June-July 2017
  • Prosthetics Short Course, Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Make-Up (AACM), Brisbane, October-November 2017

Film work

  • In Good Spirits (short film), Mackay Film Unit, Mackay, June-July 2017 (PRE-PRODUCTION)
  • The Deal (short film), APOS Media, Mackay, 2017 (EDITING)
  • Video clips for The Diary of Anne Frank (Kucom Theatre), APOS Media, Mackay, 2016
  • The Three Little Pigs (short film), Kucom Film Unit, Mackay, 2009
  • Jack’s Trial (short film), Kucom Film Unit, Mackay, 2008
  • Little Red Riding Hood (short film), Kucom Film Unit, Mackay, 2008
  • Various short films, Brisbane, 2008-2010
  • Various music videos, Brisbane, 2008-2010
  • Various community & corporate projects, Brisbane, 2008-2010
  • Waiting for the Reaper (short film), Kucom Film Unit, Mackay, 2007
  • Featured in TV commercials for TravelSmart, Queensland Transport, 2007
  • Curtain Down (short film), Kucom Film Unit, Mackay, 2007