Australia Tag Archive

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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Paul Nevison Opens Our Eyes to Hidden Exploitation in His Duo of ‘Can You See Me?’ Campaign Films

Live Action, Premiere

13th January, 2020

Paul Nevison takes DN through the creation of his duo of shorts showing the dark reality of modern-day slavery for charity A21's Can You See Me? campaign.

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David Rusanow Unravels a Mystery as Tensions Boil over in Short Family Drama ‘Mother’

Live Action

16th December, 2019

Director David Rusanow reveals how he adapted a popular comic book for the screen and his decision to leave the ending open in short drama 'Mother'.

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A Young Pregnant Muslim Woman Grapples with a Life Changing Decision in Michael Gupta’s ‘Flower’

Live Action, Premiere

28th November, 2019

Michael Gupta explains why he was excited to meet the challenge of conveying the fraught emotions of a young Muslim woman in a single moment in 'Flower'.

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Adam Kiers Bids a Warm Farewell to an Iconic Sydney Apartment Block in Stylised Dance Music Video ‘Finally’

Music

6th November, 2019

Director Adam Kiers tells DN why he wanted to pay homage to Sydney's Glenview Court in his beautifully stylised dance music video for No Mono's 'Finally'.

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A Camel Must Choose Between Herself or the Good of the Herd in Alison James’ Dialogue-Free Short ‘Judas Collar’

Live Action

4th November, 2019

We speak to Alison James about the challenges of taking a camel's perspective for her remarkable scripted, no-dialogue, live action short 'Judas Collar'.

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