For his feature film debut Beat, the 28-year-old regional filmmaker managed to attract a number of highly respected local actors, including Alexandra Jensen (Frayed), Rachael Carpani (800 Words), Maree Lowes (Dirtgirl) and local legend John Wood.
The latest short film from writer/director Madeleine Gottlieb attracted Yael Stone and Emily Barclay to play sisters in this highly personal comedic drama, which will have its NSW premiere at the 31st Flickerfest International Short Film Festival.
FilmInk salutes the work of directors who have never truly received the credit that they deserve. In this installment: hard charging leftist social activist and pioneering documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple.
Of all the now famous directors who first emerged in Australia’s feature film revival of the 1970s, Brian Trenchard-Smith is still, arguably, the one filmmaker who remains under-valued and over-looked.