Interviews

Latest video interviews.


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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Facing down the climate emergency through the passion & power of protest in ‘Wild Things’ – interview with director Sally Ingleton

“Somebody else can make a film about the loggers and the miners; this film was really about the world of ...
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Lone Wolf Luke: Director Luke Sparke discusses the maverick approach he took in making his sci-fi epic ‘Occupation Rainfall’

“I like being outside the box of the Australian film industry.” – Luke Sparke By any fair measure, Luke Sparke ...
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‘The Dry’ aims to connect after delays and despite COVID-19: interview with actor/producer Eric Bana & director Robert Connolly

Actor Eric Bana & director Robert Connolly discuss their new film The Dry, based on the best-selling novel by Jane ...
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Using a crime-thriller to confront the tough issues mainstream films avoid – interview with writer/director John Marco Lopez

“It’s like the old saying ‘it takes a village to raise a child’; I feel the same way about independent ...
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Taking a deep dive into the one-man free music movement and the disruption it causes; interview with director Ryan Camarda

“I was trying to shoot for the moon even though the budget was really low for this kind of thing.” ...
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Holding returned Jihadists to account demands looking at both sides of the story says Serhat Caradee, writer/director of ‘A Lion Returns’

Writer/director Serhat Caradee: “Pursuing violence to achieve peace is not a way to go.” The story of a terrorist who ...
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An uncertain post-lockdown movie market greets the plush new 15-screen Pentridge Cinema complex in Coburg; interview with Ben Zeccola, Palace Cinemas CEO

As host to the new Palace cinemas, the former Pentridge prison is now the place escape to, not from. Irony ...
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