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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 25, 2019

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Ladies in Black, an Australia movie reliving the days of 1959 Sydney

September 2, 2018 |

Ever wondered what it was like back in 1959 Sydney? In the midst of European migration and the rise of women libration? Look no further than the movie adaptation of Madeleine St John’s novel The Women in Black, originally published in 1993.

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Funding films in Australia

May 12, 2018 |

This month, Australia has announced an increase in the location tax offset for filmmakers. Originally 16.5%, the tax offset has nearly doubled, allowing productions to claim up to 30% with the new policy. The increase in the tax offset will encourage more overseas productions to film in Australia, but what does that mean for Australian filmmakers? Read More

Spanish Film Festival comes to Brisbane

May 4, 2018 |

Now in it’s 21st year, the annual Spanish Film Festival (SFF) has arrived in Brisbane. Read More

The Death of Stalin Review: Political satire at it’s best

May 4, 2018 |

Comedy is not a word generally associated with one of the worst tyrants the worlds ever seen, but The Death of Stalin manages to do just that. Read More

Monsieur Chocolat: The Circus Isn’t Just Black And White

July 14, 2017 |

Straight out of France, Monsiuer Chocolat is an enthralling yet tragic story about the highs and lows of circus fame.

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Don’t Tell: Queensland’s Latest Feature Film

June 3, 2017 |

Don’t Tell is Tori Garrett’s first feature length film with an impressive, all-Australian cast. This film focuses on the true events surrounding a child sex abuse trial in the early 2000’s. Read More

An Afternoon with Audrey Hepburn

May 26, 2017 |

Oh, Audrey. The epitome of class and style. Known for her iconic role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Audrey Hepburn is loved and admired around the world. But like Holly Golightly, too often her adoring fans see the surface and miss the depth of character. Read More

20th Century Women: Beautiful and Compelling

May 20, 2017 |

Mike Mill’s 20th Century Women is a delightfully intriguing film about the messy moments of life. Read More

A True War Story: The Siege of Jadotville

October 22, 2016 |

An incredible story of war, valour and demoralizing politics, The Siege of Jadotville depicts the frantic action of combat under impossible circumstances. Read More

Review: Hell or High Water

October 15, 2016 |

A modern American Western, driven by the economic downturn of rural Texas, Hell or High Water is a story of the bonds of brotherhood and family, disguised as a heist film. Read More

Genre Blending: I Am Not a Serial Killer

October 7, 2016 |

Intensely eerie, darkly funny, I Am Not a Serial Killer morphs enthrallingly across teen horror and supernatural thriller genres, plunging into the depths of murder and monsters. Read More

Review: We May Have To Choose

September 22, 2016 |

You do not speak, you listen. You sit quietly in a dark small room, and in just forty-five minutes you are delivered 621 worldly opinions from one woman, Emma Hall. With this; you are shocked, brought to tears, laughing, and all the while you’re thinking; because some day you may to have to choose.  Read More

INTERVIEW: UNCOVERING BRISBANE’S RAW TALENT WITH KRISTEN WEHLOW

September 8, 2016 |

As creatives, our work is an expression of ourselves; our thoughts and feelings become a part of a picture, a design, a song or dance. There is something extraordinary about Brisbane’s creatives, and nothing showcases these artistic individuals better than RAW.

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Unmoved by Free State of Jones

September 4, 2016 |

An ambitious account of true events, Free State of Jones, tells a lesser-known tale of rebellion within the Confederate ranks during the American Civil War. Read More