Australia Tag Archive

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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An All-Female Gang Pick the Wrong Girl to Terrorise in James Chappell’s Horror Short ‘Proceeds of Crime’

Live Action

24th October, 2019

DN chats with James Chappell to discover how Venezuela's Piranha hair attacks and Berlin’s techno style helped inspire horror short 'Proceeds of Crime'.

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The Events of a Party Derail an Intimate Mother-Daughter Bond in Renée Marie Petropoulos’ ‘Tangles and Knots’

Live Action

25th September, 2019

Learn why director Renée Marie Petropoulos wants to spark "provocative internal dialogue" in audiences with her challenging short 'Tangles and Knots'.

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How Sinéad Mcdevitt Crafted a Luminous Celebration of Authentic Lesbian Love in Dance Music Video ‘The Ocean’

Music

20th September, 2019

Sinéad McDevitt reveals how she combined music, film, dance and VFX into a luminous celebration of authentic same-sex relationships in 'The Ocean'.

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Four Strangers Indulge in the Transient Purgatory of a Highway Motel in Daniel Swinton’s ‘Bullet Time’

Music

21st August, 2019

Daniel Swinton opens the door on the private purgatory of four strangers taking up temporary residence at a highway motel in 'Bullet Time'.

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Scott Geersen Visualises the ‘Legacy’ of Humanity in TEDxSydney’s Grand 10th Anniversary Titles

Animation, Art & Fashion

29th July, 2019

Scott Geersen tells DN how he safeguarded humanity's 'Legacy' for the future in his breathtaking title sequence for the 10th anniversary of TEDxSydney.

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