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December 20, 2017

Happy Holidays 2017!

We hope you have an awesome Festive Season and Happy New Year, from all of us at DWA Law!

November 26, 2017

We are excited to announce...!

We are expanding our business and have welcomed two new members to the firm. Sarah Kossew has joined as our Senior Associate, and Brooke Clarke has joined us as a Paralegal. Both bring a strong commercial and international production experience to the team. You can check out their professional summaries on our ‘About’ page!

November 05, 2017

DWA Law to attend China Australia International Film Festival (CAIFF) in Wuhan

This week, our principal David Whealy is journeying to Wuhan, China to attend the China Australia International Film Forum (CAIFF). This is the 4th year the forum has run – a result of the successful collaboration of top Chinese and Australian film making pioneers and entrepreneurs.

 

The guests – officials and leaders across the Australian and Chinese Film and Television industry in production, distribution, legal, finance, and government – will enjoy an opportunity to see key speakers, participate through panel discussions and meet with other key figures in the emerging industry of China-Australian film and television.

 

The forum will host a number of conferences during the week including the China Film Producers Association Annual Conference, the China-Australia Co-Production Film Forum and the China-Australia Project Cooperation Forum.

April 29, 2016

Get some insights on financing your next project from DWA at WOW Film Festival

Elle from DWA will be joining fellow pannelists Sara Gajic (Fulcrum Media Finance), Hattie Archibald (Impact Producer, Gayby Baby), Louise Alston (Director) and Chloe Rickard (Jungle) to discuss innovations in financing and the steps emerging producers can take to finance their audio-visual projects.

 

Don't miss an opportunity to hear from some fresh-bloods in the indusrty at this WOW Film Festival Pow-Wow session. 

November 15, 2015

FREE LEGAL ADVICE AT SCREEN FOREVER

DWA IS PROVIDING FREE LEGAL ADVICE AT THE SCREEN FOREVER CONFERENCE

 

David Whealy, principal of DWA, will be providing Free legal advice at the Level 1 Lounge (near the escalators) during the following times:

 

- 11am - 1pm on Tuesday the 17th of November

- 12pm - 2pm on Wednesday the 18th of November

- 12pm - 2pm on Thursday the 19th of November 

 

to book your session please contact Johnny Jope on 0412 788 904 or email us on info@dwalaw.com.au

November 15, 2015

SCREEN FOREVER 2015

DAVID WHEALY

360 DEGREE FINANCING: Unearthing the pot of gold on the digital rainbow

 

Thursday 19 November, 11.30am-12:30pm
Meeting Room 11, Level 1

A must attend Breakout Session that explores 360 degree strategies for financing and marketing your audio-visual content. With the democratisation of communication, funding opportunities have increased, but so too has the complexity and competition. This session will show you how to effectively raise revenue, access old and new distribution channels and maximise returns through crowdfunding, crowd marketing, multimedia/multiplatform producing and disruptive distribution approaches.

 

Speakers

Bec Smith – Sales Agent (Film), United Talent Agency
Sue Maslin – Principal, filmartmedia

Chloe Rickard – Producer, Jungleboys

Richard Harris – Head of Business and Audience, Screen Australia

 

Moderator

David Whealy – Principal, DWA 

 

Session Producer

DWA 

October 05, 2015

Launch of our new website

Today we are thrilled to launch our new website. It will feature all of our upcoming seminars, feature films and other exciting projects we have in the pipeline. Be sure to follow us on twitter and facebook to stay posted on all to come.

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