Tag Archives: Australia
Thank God for Fridays!

Thank God for Fridays!

Got Mondayitis? Never fear, AFTRS Friday on my Mind will get you through the working week. We catch up with Melbourne host Sandra Sdraulig to find out just why the successful Sydney event is setting up shop in Melbourne.

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Let’s agree to disagree

Let’s agree to disagree

Margaret is Margaret and David is David and never the twain shall meet. Or will they?

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Highlights from the Burton Wonderland

Highlights from the Burton Wonderland

Back in May we put out a call for original artworks inspired by Tim Burton. The response has been avalanchian (yes we know that probably isn’t a word). From painting to photography, and digital media art to found-object-collage, the range of expression is spectacular. 

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Support for Oz filmmakers at Cannes

Support for Oz filmmakers at Cannes

I understand there’s a robust discussion going on in Australia about the representation Screen Australia provides to filmmakers on the ground here in Cannes, sparked by David Gould’s piece in Encore online.

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Festivals flourishing, but on shifting sands

Festivals flourishing, but on shifting sands

The Australian film festival circuit is about to launch into ‘production mode’ and recent developments can’t help but get the mind speculating as to what kind of cycle we’re about to enter into: a cycle that will set the screen culture scene for at the next four to six years at the very least.

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David Stratton uncensored

David Stratton uncensored

To ask someone “If you were stranded on a desert island which five films would you take and why?” often proves an intriguing affair, capable of revealing a lot about a person. 

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