Interviews

Latest video interviews.


Making the low-budget drama ‘Cousins’ involved, spirit, community, culture and saying “F.U.” to the establishment: interview with co-directors Ainsley Gardiner & Briar Grace-Smith

High Spirits: co-directors Ainsley Gardiner (left) and Briar Grace-Smith. Says Gardiner: “There is a hierarchical structure that relies on a ...
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The making of his first feature film ‘June Again’ presented a steeper learning curve than writer/director JJ Winlove expected: interview

“To be able to just switch off that part of my brain and just focus on the directing was such ...
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Beyond the Placemats – the sprawling new art exhibition ‘She-oak and Sunlight’ celebrates the classics while deepening our understanding of Australian Impressionism and rebranding ‘The Heidelberg School’

Saved: ‘Spring’ by Arthur Streeton is one of the classic Australian paintings reclaimed by Michael Varcoe-Cocks, Associate Director of Conservation ...
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Finding joy and human connection amidst all his mud-slinging from that bleak, lonely place: Andrew Wolfe review & interview MICF 2021

“I just like to be the cynic, the jaded, vile antagonist; I don’t think we’ve made the best use of ...
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Emo smoothly delivers confronting comedy without the need to be confronting in ‘Black Santa’: review & interview – MICF 2021

“My comedy is to bring people together, not to divide.” – Emo. Black Santa by Emo – review & interview ...
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After 5 years Andrew McClelland finally got his G&S piece to sing; he also praises Jobseeker and tells why CV19 made him cry – MICF 2021

“Although we didn’t make money this season, which is fine, it bodes well for the future.” The limited seven-gig run ...
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The day after an “off” performance The Umbilical Brothers open up about the difficult demands of their new show ‘The Distraction’ – MICF 2021

The Umbilical Brothers, Shane Dundas (left) and David Collins, take on the technically toughest show in their 30-year career with ...
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Raw-nerve drama about sexual assault drew from personal observation, not the zeitgeist – interview with writer/director Michael Bentham

Michael Bentham: “There’s an enormous amount of toxicity that comes out of a situation in which your child is either ...
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Revaluing life, loss & love through the prism of grief in ‘My Fiona’ – interview with writer/director Kelly Walker

“This is not a movie condemning anti-depressants whatsoever. It’s just a movie about the safety.” – Kelly Walker At the ...
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