Interviews

Latest video interviews.


Aiming high while flying low: the exquisite stresses of making ‘Batsh*t Bride’ – an interview with director Jonathan Smith

Flying low: Independent filmmaker Jonathan Smith. Batsh*t Bride is the third feature film from independent filmmaker Jonathan Smith, following his ...
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Why We Run – ‘3100’ director Sanjay Rawal discusses the making & meaning of his documentary

The documentary 3100: Run and Become was to have been released in cinemas on 30 March, but the shutdown caused ...
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What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #1: Andrew McClelland

“Throughout winter I guess I’m gonna be on Centrelink and hustling wherever I can. Maybe I’ll go back to K-Mart ...
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What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #3: Chris Ryan

“Look, my dad’s favourite saying is: ‘Don’t waste a crisis’.”- Chris Ryan Just three years into her rising comedy career ...
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What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #2: Yianni Agisilaou

“In an industry which almost exclusively relies on live performance, that income stream’s just completely gone.” – Yianni Agisilaou Seasoned ...
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Feeling ‘Undertow’ – writer/director Miranda Nation discusses the meaning and making of her debut feature

‘Undertow’ writer/director Miranda Nation. Undertow began life as a 2013 short film called Perception. Miranda Nation filmed it in 2017 ...
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Midsumma Festival 2020 – meet the two most interesting people there

T-shirt tale: this timely reminder of the 1969 culture-changing Stonewall riots in New York was a highlight at Midsumma Festival ...
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Rough Seas for A Boy Called Sailboat – Interview with Cameron Nugent & Andrew Curry

Editor/writer/director Cameron Nugent (left) & producer Andrew Curry discuss the ups and downs of making their independent film ‘A Boy ...
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I Am No Bird – interview with director Em Baker

Beyond the vow: Melbourne director Em Baker explores marriage from several perspectives in her feature-length documentary ‘I Am No Bird’ ...
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Exploring the Underside of Australian Masculinity – Interview with ‘Happy Sad Man’ director Genevieve Bailey

Mythbuster: Melbourne director Genevieve Bailey challenges stereotypes about Australian men in her new documentary ‘Happy Sad Man’. Based in Brunswick, ...
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