Dane Hallett: Local Concept Artist Draws a Path to Writing/Directing

Dane Hallett: Local Concept Artist Draws a Path to Writing/Directing

One of Australia’s leading props makers and concept artists is about to embark on his first directing gig, and he’s got an amazing pool of talent backing his vision.
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Benjamin Gilmour: War, Forgiveness, Mercy, and Islamophobia

Benjamin Gilmour: War, Forgiveness, Mercy, and Islamophobia

The Australian filmmaker may have made his film Jirga under extreme circumstances, but what he wants audiences to think about is what’s on the screen.
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Ben Lawrence: Ghosts in the Shell

Ben Lawrence: Ghosts in the Shell

Ghosts in haunted houses are nothing compared to the ghosts of the past – as Ben Lawrence explores in his debut feature documentary.
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Charmaine Bingwa: Australia’s Big Sista

Charmaine Bingwa: Australia’s Big Sista

Meet the exciting actress/creator nominated for a Heath Ledger Scholarship who is driven by a desire to make the arts more inclusive for all.
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Sam Smith Goes to War

Sam Smith Goes to War

Filmmaking has been described as going to war, and for rising actor Sam Smith, scoring the big break of a lead role in Benjamin Gilmour’s Jirga, saw him travel to the war-ravaged streets of Afghanistan to make the acclaimed film.
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Bruce Beresford: Recreating '50s Sydney for <em>Ladies in Black</em>

Bruce Beresford: Recreating ’50s Sydney for Ladies in Black

He recreated the Boer War in Breaker Morant, the Canadian frontier in Black Robe, and the Great Depression in Bonnie and Clyde. Now veteran Australian filmmaker Bruce Beresford has rebuilt 1950s Sydney for his latest film, Ladies in Black.
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The Doctor is In: Talking to <em>Star Trek: The Next Generation</em>’s Gates McFadden

The Doctor is In: Talking to Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Gates McFadden

We open hailing frequencies with the 24th century's top doc.
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Marc Forster: World War Pooh

Marc Forster: World War Pooh

The director of Monster’s Ball, Finding Neverland, Quantum of Solace and World War Z, turns to the characters of A. A. Milne to bring some light into the world with Christopher Robin.
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Paul Yates: Keep Wellington Paranormal

Paul Yates: Keep Wellington Paranormal

Spinning off from the hit Kiwi comedy What We Do in the Shadows, Wellington Paranormal follows the exploits of New Zealand cops Minogue and O'Leary as they fight back a rising tide of supernatural mayhem in the titular sleepy city. We caught up with producer and writer Paul Yates.
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Mark Joffe: Working Class Director

Mark Joffe: Working Class Director

Veteran Australian director Mark Joffe (Cosi, The Man Who Sued God) was hand-picked by Jimmy Barnes to direct the documentary Working Class Boy. With the film now smashing the Australian box office, we caught up with the filmmaker to discuss how it all came together.
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Jeremy Sims: On the Cycle of Life With <em>Wayne</em>

Jeremy Sims: On the Cycle of Life With Wayne

Actor and director Jeremy Sims (Last Train to Freo, Last Cab to Darwin) didn't consider himself "a motorcycle guy" when he was tapped to direct a documentary on racing great Wayne Gardner - which is what made him perfect for the job.
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