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  • The journey to Embrace

    Three years ago, Taryn Brumfitt could never have thought she'd be a filmmaker, but when her personal story went viral, she realised Embrace was needed.

    10 Aug 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Down Under: it’s a riot

    Down Under writer/director Abe Forsythe reveals the road he took to write and develop a comedy that revolves around a race riot.

    10 Aug 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Australia and China “natural partners”

    Bleeding Steel actor Jackie Chan and Village Roadshow Asia CEO Ellen Eliasoph share their advice for Australian filmmakers wanting to work with China.

    29 Jul 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Risk vs Reward vs Robert Connolly

    Robert Connolly talks about risk-taking as a business principle and how complex novels such as Barracuda have found the perfect home in four-part TV series.

    27 Jul 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Otto Bloom prepares to premiere at MIFF

    Xavier Samuel was beckoned back by Belvoir Theatre. A year later, fortuitous timing has led to four features and a TV series shot almost back-to-back.

    26 Jul 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Richard Taylor joins forces with Australia

    Co-owner of Pukeko Pictures and Weta Workshop, five-time Academy Award winner Richard Taylor found an opportunity too good to miss with ABC TV’s Cleverman.

    13 Jul 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Brilliant Stories to support burgeoning careers

    Behind the eclectic concepts of Brilliant Stories is a myriad of female voices, some of which have yet to be heard at this level before.

    12 Jul 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Brilliant Careers illuminating the way forward

    Gender Matters aimed to create a surge of female stories through Brilliant Stories, but how do you ensure long-lasting change? Enter: Brilliant Careers.

    12 Jul 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Career-making moments: Vicki Madden

    Vicki Madden’s enviable career encompasses police dramas in the 90s, running The Bill in the UK and co-creating The Kettering Incident back home in Tassie.

    29 Jun 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca
  • Building a TV drama directing career

    Jessica Hobbs has directed more than 60 hours of TV drama, from The Slap to Broadchurch. Here she talks career progression.

    22 Jun 2016
    By Megan Simpson
  • Location, location, location

    The landscape has a starring role in Foxtel’s new drama series The Kettering Incident. Shot entirely in southern Tasmania, the eight part series is described by producers as a mystery with otherworldly tones which fits right in with the Modern Gothic genre associated with the island’s haunting beauty. Early glimpses of the show suggest it has a look similar to the empty majestic landscapes that were such a strong element in Top of the Lake.

    14 Jun 2016
    By Caroline Baum
  • Reflecting reality: Jenji Kohan

    Orange is the New Black showrunner Jenji Kohan talks Wentworth, The Katering Show and why diversity needs to be the norm, not a trend.

    14 Jun 2016
    By Caris Bizzaca