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Interview: Filmmaker Genevieve Clay-Smith on Optus’ Connect5 competition

September 19, 2017

Thanks to Optus, aspiring filmmakers have the opportunity to showcase their talents on a massive stage and stand to win upward of USD $30,000 with the Connect5 competition. With the submissions deadline of October 1st edging ever closer, the Connect5 competition has already seen many short films pour in that are definitely worthy of being […]

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Optus launches short video competition with grand prize of US$30,000

August 25, 2016

Optus launches short video competition, Connect5, which the telco says aims to support local content innovation. The competition encourages up-and-coming content creators to shoot, upload, and submit a 5-minute film that focuses on the theme of ‘Connecting Lives’.

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Optus teams up with Netflix to offer free subscriptions, and Ricky Gervais wants to tell you all about it

March 24, 2015

With Netflix finally launching in Australia and New Zealand today, all eyes are on the online entertainment service and it’s promising potential to shake up what we know of Australian subscription television/streaming. Already the service has attracted praise for their very reasonable price point and humongous collection of new and classic films, series, documentaries, and […]

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