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Fresh out of Griffith Film School, Joshua Ochoa has dived into the short filmmaking scene, having just finished Our Best Selves, he’s wanting to get into the festival circuit.
The Queensland Poetry will be returning for its 20th year packed full of film, performance, panels, music, comedy and of course poetry.
It’s never too late for a coming of age story. Departing from the common trope, Hello, My Name is Doris, follows sixty-something, Doris who makes a fresh start when she becomes romantically fascinated by John, her new—and much younger—co-worker.
Offering an illuminating glimpse of the ground-breaking interview that sought to establish Alfred Hitchcock as an auteur, Hitchcock/Truffaut contextualises the career of this famed director and the circumstances that led to this momentous meeting.
A pretty ‘dumb’ blonde takes the stairs instead of the door while a typical deranged killer chases after her. An impossibly strong and conflicted caped hero tries to save the earth once again from destruction and finally a girl attempts to win the affections of a completely oblivious guy by changing herself inside and out… Sound familiar? These are storylines and tropes we know all too well.
Over the years, filmmakers have begun to include the stories of once forgotten or ignored minorities in order to redesign the film industry and give a voice to those who once were silenced.
Brisbane’s Scandinavian Film Festival started in full force this week with a stroke of humour on opening night with Norwegian release, Welcome To Norway. However it was the long awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed and internationally beloved film, As It Is In Heaven that screened the following night to the delight of Brisbane fans.
The car is parked in a shadowy lot. The Brisbane River runs in front of it, city lights hovering in the distance. A plane soars above, and a giggle drifts through the night air. There are about twenty cars, each with either a boot open or windows down.
The Creative Issue recently spoke with up and coming Brisbane filmmaker Jayden Creighton about his experiences in film school, his attitude toward Australian cinema and how he is now putting his talents to the test in the real world of web series.
Approaching the cinematic release of his latest critically acclaimed feature film, Goldstone, The Creative Issue caught up with multi-talented Australian director Ivan Sen to talk about his creative process and how Goldstone came to be.