Australia Tag Archive

A Rare Treasure Is Unearthed in Jonathan May’s Back of Beyond Documentary ‘Rear View Mirror’

Documentary

21st July, 2020

Jonathan May showcases the unique and inspiring characters who find a sense of belonging in one of Australia's most remote towns in 'Rear View Mirror'.

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Toby Morris Kickflips Into the Outer Cosmos for His Experimental Narrative Short ‘Space: A Skate Odyssey’

Live Action

10th July, 2020

Toby Morris combines retro 60s archival footage with a repressed skateboarding housewife for his new experimental short 'Space: A Skate Odyssey'.

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A Group of Vagabond Girls Run Wild in the Outback of Toby Morris’ Dystopian Sci-Fi ‘Cooee’

Live Action

18th May, 2020

Toby Morris tells DN how he fostered a sense of community on the set of 'Cooee' his proof-of-concept sci-fi set in a dystopian vision of South Australia.

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M.P. Wills Delivers a Topsy-Turvy Genre-Bender with Delicious Revenge Flick ‘Blood Orange’

Live Action

13th May, 2020

Blending beauty and terror M.P. Wills' 'Blood Orange' is alternately horrifying and hilarious. We sat down with the director to discuss his short film!

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Memories of an Absent Father Emerge in Matthew Thorne’s Stormy Outback Drama ‘The Sand That Ate The Sea’

Live Action, Premiere

29th April, 2020

Matthew Thorne reveals how dream-generated imagery and magic realism inspired his outback-set father and son drama 'The Sand That Ate The Sea'.

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Gabriel Francis Discovers Personal Growth Amidst the Turbulence of Unexpected Changes in Dry Comedy ‘Perisher’

Live Action

2nd March, 2020

Gabriel Francis on dry comedy 'Perisher', the story of a high school graduate, a geologist and a retired racehorse facing uncertain futures in a small town

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Matias Bolla Provides a Glimpse Into the Lives of Isolated Patagonian Gauchos in Enthralling Doc ‘Campesinos’

Documentary, Premiere

26th February, 2020

DN speaks with documentarian Matias Bolla about 'Campesinos' his film about the lives of Chilean gauchos, and their journey of tradition and endurance.

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Animation, Ideas, and Discourse Join Forces in Robert Grieves’ 2D/3D Animated Short ‘Disorder’

Animation, Premiere

18th February, 2020

Animator Robert Grieves returns to DN to explain how we went about bringing the climate change discourse to life in this impressive explainer short.

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An Actress Is Pushed Beyond Her Emotional Limits in the Name of Art in Armand De Saint-Salvy’s ‘The Craft’

Live Action

14th February, 2020

We speak to writer/director Armand De Saint-Salvy about his raw emotional drama 'The Craft' - a cautionary tale about an actress pushed beyond her limits.

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A Supposedly Joyous Celebration Turns Sinister in W.A.M. Bleakley’s Harrowing Short ‘A Birthday Party’

Live Action, Premiere

30th January, 2020

W.A.M. Bleakley tells us how he created a tragic true-life story of silence & loyalty about a teen who witnesses his friends commit an ultra-violent act.

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Ben Dean Throws Us Headlong Into the Infectiously Subversive Mind of a Larger Than Life-Sized Artist in ‘Kitt’

Documentary, Premiere

20th January, 2020

Ben Dean explains how he used a mixture of formats to capture the essence of larger than life-sized artist Kitt Bennett in kinetic profile doc 'KITT'.

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Family and Religion Make for Disturbing Bedfellows in Robert Linsley’s Psychological Thriller ‘Ritual’

Live Action, Premiere

16th January, 2020

A local cop finds himself embroiled in a dangerous game of cat & mouse with a devoutly religious family in Robert Linsley's psychological horror 'Ritual'.

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