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
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
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
The Society’s Inaugural Members Annual General Meeting was held at 4.30pm 28 November 2019 at the York Club, 99 York Street, Sydney. he (outgoing) President’s Report was adopted by the meeting, the incoming National President and members of the National Executive Committee confirmed, the National and State Pioneers of the Year recorded and members…Details
The 86th Anniversary Dinner of the Pioneers Society took place on 28 November 2019 at the Swissotel Hotel, Market Street, Sydney attended by 170 members and guests. Highlights of the evening included celebrating the success of four Australian films at the box office: Top End Wedding, Palm Beach, Storm Boy and Ride Like…Details