Canberra filmmaker Kim Beamish to tackle climate change via oysters in new film

Canberra filmmaker Kim Beamish to tackle climate change via oysters in new film

Canberra filmmaker Kim Beamish to tackle climate change via oysters in new film smh.com.au | Cris Kennedy |9 December 2016 He began as a chef training with the best, ditched cooking for film and television, and now Kim Beamish is a feted documentary filmmaker, whose 2015 film The Tentmakers of Cairo won a slew of awards. The … Continue reading “Canberra filmmaker Kim Beamish to tackle climate change via oysters in new film”

ScreenACT’s script development program supplies Odin’s Eye pipeline

ScreenACT’s script development program supplies Odin’s Eye pipeline

ScreenACT’s script development program supplies Odin’s Eye pipeline if.com.au | 20 November 2016 ScreenACT’s script development program Accelerator POD has concluded with up to six projects mooted for a greenlight in the coming months. This year, 49 emerging screen practitioners participated in the four-month market-focused program, where they worked with script editor Karel Segers and received … Continue reading “ScreenACT’s script development program supplies Odin’s Eye pipeline”

Sotiris Dounoukos makes his feature debut with ‘Joe Cinque’s Consolation’

Sotiris Dounoukos makes his feature debut with ‘Joe Cinque’s Consolation’

Sotiris Dounoukos makes his feature debut with ‘Joe Cinque’s Consolation’ if.com.au | Jackie Keast | 18 October 2016 In 1997, Canberra law student Anu Singh murdered her boyfriend Joe Cinque by lacing his coffee with Rohypnol and injecting him with heroin after a dinner party. Some of the guests, mostly other students, had heard rumours of Singh’s … Continue reading “Sotiris Dounoukos makes his feature debut with ‘Joe Cinque’s Consolation’”

Joe Cinque’s Consolation review: Little solace in death that stays a mystery

Joe Cinque’s Consolation review: Little solace in death that stays a mystery

  Joe Cinque’s Consolation review: Little solace in death that stays a mystery The Sydney Morning Herald | Paul Byrnes | 12 October 2016 Helen Garner’s book was a partisan affair that sought to speak for the dead man. This film adaptation is a more distant affair. Helen Garner’s book on the crimes of Anu Singh, who … Continue reading “Joe Cinque’s Consolation review: Little solace in death that stays a mystery”

Canberra International Film Festival marks 20th anniversary with Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s sci-fi movie cameo

Canberra International Film Festival marks 20th anniversary with Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s sci-fi movie cameo

Canberra International Film Festival marks 20th anniversary with Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s sci-fi movie cameo The Canberra Times | Megan Doherty | 8 September 2016 There are not many places which can boast its political leader has a part in a sci-fi movie as a mind-controlled, post-apocalyptic commoner – but Canberra can. The Canberra International … Continue reading “Canberra International Film Festival marks 20th anniversary with Chief Minister Andrew Barr’s sci-fi movie cameo”

Review: cracking second serve of The Code shows Canberra as we don’t know it

Review: cracking second serve of The Code shows Canberra as we don’t know it

Review: cracking second serve of The Code shows Canberra as we don’t know it The Sydney Morning Herald | Michael Idato | 3 September 2016 With its gleaming buildings, sinister shadows and taut-as-a-guitar-string soundtrack, gritty political thriller The Code (ABC, Thursday, 8.30pm) is built on the premise that Australian audiences will not only watch political … Continue reading “Review: cracking second serve of The Code shows Canberra as we don’t know it”

Odessa Young short film ‘Highway’ to screen at the BFI London Film Festival

Odessa Young short film ‘Highway’ to screen at the BFI London Film Festival

Odessa Young short film ‘Highway’ to screen at the BFI London Film Festival if.com.au | 2 September 2016 Australian short film Highway, written and directed by Vanessa Gazy, produced by Tim Russell and Michael Wark and starring the swiftly-rising Odessa Young, will premiere at the BFI London Film Festival next month. Highway is Gazy’s second … Continue reading “Odessa Young short film ‘Highway’ to screen at the BFI London Film Festival”

State bodies team to support The Athena Project

State bodies team to support The Athena Project

State bodies team to support The Athena Project if.com.au | 1 September 2016 Screenworks has secured a commitment from every state and territory funding body to provide financial support for The Athena Project, a two-day career development residential workshop in Byron Bay to be held in November; one of 13 projects supported by Screen Australia’s … Continue reading “State bodies team to support The Athena Project”

Canberra stars again as The Code returns for series two

Canberra stars again as The Code returns for series two

Canberra stars again as The Code returns for series two The Canberra Times | Megan Doherty | 31 August 2016 It probably reflects the laidback nature of Canberrans that airport managing director Stephen Byron didn’t really blink an eyelid when the producers of the second series of The Code asked if they could do some … Continue reading “Canberra stars again as The Code returns for series two”