We regret to advise Society members that due to the new Covid-19 restrictions in South Australia, the planned luncheon for November 29 has had to be cancelled.
The annual end-of-year National Bulletin for 2020 is now online as a 12-page PDF for your reading pleasure and is available by clicking on the download link provided below. You may read it online or even SAVE the PDF to your device for later reading, and printing if you choose. A copy of the PDF…Details
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Society of Australian Cinema Pioneers Ltd (the Society) will be held by webinar at 4.00pm AEDT on Wednesday 25th November 2020. TO REGISTER FOR THE AGM WEBINAR USE THIS LINK: https://cbs.zoom.us/webinar/register/5416021366488/WN_IkykeCEMT1m5M2Esy0tK6w You can register up till 24 hours ahead, that is, till 4pm on Tuesday 24th November 2020. Please…Details
To All Pioneers Members, MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT A reminder of the restrictions on the use of the Cinema Pioneers ID Card I trust this finds you all well and in good spirits. As cinemas begin to reopen after the devastating effects of the corona virus it is timely to remind all Pioneers of…Details
Thursday 25 June 2020 Thousands of jobs across Australia’s arts industry will be backed with a new $250 million targeted package to help restart the creative economy and get the entertainment, arts and screen sectors back to work, as they rebuild from the impacts of COVID-19. A range of new grant and loan programs will…Details
25th June 2020 Dear SA Members We regret to advise the passing of long serving fellow SA Member JOHN RAWLIUK 20th January 1938 – 13th June 2020. John spent all of his working life as a projectionist and Manager with Clifford Theatre Circuit and Greater Union in SA He was 82 years. The SA Branch…Details
John Rochester commenced his career as a Chartered Accountant in the commercial sector with Email and became Financial Controller of their Consumer Products Division. John commenced with HOYTS Theatres Limited in 1975 and in 1976 was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. He was appointed General Manager Theatre Operations and in 1980 was appointed…Details
COVID-19 VIRUS – A LETTER TO MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY from Russell Anderson, National President of the Cinema Pioneers.
To all Australian Cinema Pioneers Members, The National Executive Committee and I send you this message of concern and support during the difficult time of the coronavirus crisis. In the first place we wish for health and strength for all of our members, especially those of you who are among the most vulnerable. The virus…Details
Marlene Gregory (nee Shaw) began her lifelong love of the film industry in 1958 as an usherette at Greater Union’s Majestic Theatre in Launceston, Tasmania. She later transferred to the ticket box/booking office which was located in rather cramped conditions between two sets of marble stairs. Marlene relocated to Adelaide in 1961 and commenced work…Details
Dear Cinema Pioneers, We are very sad to inform you that former Victorian Branch President of the Cinema Pioneers and one of the cinema industry’s most respected executives, Graeme Hodges, passed away Monday morning. Graeme was also former National Cinema Pioneer of the year as well as a Victorian Cinema Pioneer of the year and…Details