Australia Tag Archive

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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Anisa Nandaula Rages Against Australia’s Draconian Refugee Policies in Bill+Brown’s Blistering ‘The Year Is 2020’

Art & Fashion

10th June, 2019

Bill+Brown discuss collaborating with writer Anisa Nandaula on gut punch film 'The Year is 2020' which calls out Australia’s draconian refugee policies.

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Visitor Capture a Female Sumo Wrestler’s Indomitable Will to Succeed in Music Video Doc ‘Resolution’

Documentary, Music

31st May, 2019

Visitor take DN behind the scenes of Safia music video doc 'Resolution', their stirring profile of a female sumo wrestler's indomitable will to succeed.

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Guilty Pleasures Meet Female Vengeance in Armand De Saint-Salvy’s One-Shot Music Video ’29 Gold Stars’

Music

24th May, 2019

Armand De Saint-Salvy shares how he pulled off a one-shot tale of deceit and vengeance that unfolds over several weeks in music video '29 Gold Stars'.

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The Intense Memories of Love Slowly Fade Away in Rob Smith’s One-Shot Music Video ‘Catherine’

Music

22nd May, 2019

Director Rob Smith explains how he conveyed the emotional evaporation of a break-up in one continuous circular shot for PHFAT music video 'Catherine'.

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