Having worked as a Camera Assistant in the film industry for over 20 years, I have witnessed the industry evolve and adapt to its surroundings, however, this is the first time in my career I have seen the arts and film industry take a massive dive across all sectors from creatives to directors, production crew, post-production, and even catering staff.
You hear a lot about billionaires who have “conquered” Hollywood – Joseph Kennedy, Howard Hughes, Rupert Murdoch, Jeff Skoll, Steve Jobs. Not as well remembered are those billionaires who enjoyed less success in la-la land.
40 years after it was initially released in cinemas, one of Australia’s first LGBT films enters the digital universe with a premium DVD and digital release. To celebrate, we spoke with Roger Ward, best known as an actor, who wrote the novel and the screenplay for The Set.