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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | December 9, 2019

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AboutKristina Chapman, Author at The Creative Issue

Kristina Chapman

Kristina Chapman

The film industry is large and exciting. Whether it be the well known Hollywood blockbusters or the just as exciting local films, Queensland has a lot to offer. I've had a passion for film for as long as I can remember. With my Bachelor in Film and Television, I now work full time as a high school film teacher. But that doesn't stop me from dipping my toes into a production every now and then. Nor does it stop me from analysing every little detail when I watch a film; and that's my subconscious doing that on it's own!

Posts By Kristina Chapman

Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars

April 20, 2014 |

Markus Zusak warned every reader with his noticeable critique stating: “You laugh, you cry, you come back for more.” Read More

Film Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

April 15, 2014 |

Doused in the creative signature genius of Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel follows the story of a concierge with the innate ability to keep his guests ‘happy.’ Read More

Film Review: The Polygon

April 11, 2014 |

The Polygon drops significantly outstanding facts within the first few minutes of the film, it has your jawdropping in total amazement. Read More

Upcoming Film: The Suicide Theory

April 8, 2014 |

“Nothing sets the mood better than night scenes. Almost a character itself.” Read More

Book Review: Hyperbole and a Half

April 7, 2014 |

Internet memes may draw attention into someone’s unique talents, such as the overly attached girlfriend and her remarkable parody of Justin Beiber’s Boyfriend, or “ALL THE THINGS” and Allie Brosh’s amazing online blog and equally amazing ‘self help’ book. Read More

One shot wonders – how feature film Eight was made

March 28, 2014 |

Filmmaker Peter Blackburn adds to the excitement of creating film by challenging his entire crew to film a feature length movie in one shot.

In the filmmaking world, mistakes can often be hidden through carefully planned edits, camera positioning, or … Read More

Film review: The Raid 2

March 27, 2014 |

While all was thought to have been fought and won, Rama is placed into the much bigger world that is gangsta life is during The Raid 2. Read More

Book Review: Divergent

March 26, 2014 |

There appears to be a strong consistency between teenage, never-been-kissed, flat-chested, who-could-ever-love-me heroines dominating the young adult fiction in the past few years; at least, those are the ones movie producers adapt to film.

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Review: Only Lovers Left Alive

March 21, 2014 |

There is always something unsettling about watching vampires treat blood as a vintage wine, poured slowly into a dainty glass flask reminiscent of centuries long passed. Read More

Kindness Cards, a random act of kindness

March 14, 2014 |

Kindness towards strangers can be as easy as paying for their coffee.

Stories online talk about how one person paid for someone’s drive-through order without them knowing.

The lucky person pulled up to the pay window to hear their food … Read More

Wrap Up: Launch of Sartre Magazine

March 10, 2014 |

Lovely open-brick walls were beautifully decorated by art pieces created by Brisbane’s local talent at Creative Drinks’ first networking event of the year, held together with the Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce. Read More

Indie Filmmakers and Concept Trailers

March 9, 2014 |

Ideas take multiple forms, whether they are untouchable thoughts amongst brainwaves floating around your mind, or on a piece of paper splattered with ink representing your idea through words or images. Read More

Artist Interview: Theresa Fryer

March 1, 2014 |

Theresa Fryer, part of the “co-company” Elta Imagery alongside Elle-May Leckenby, will be showcasing her work at the upcoming Creative Drinks event.

The photo above is of a Defender truck from one of Theresa’s short documentaries. It is seen driving … Read More

Artist Interview: Elle-May Leckenby

March 1, 2014 |

Elle-May Leckenby, one part of the Elta Imagery, a name that is currently under construction to help label when Elle-May and Theresa Fryer work together on projects, will be showcasing at the upcoming Creative Drinks event. Read More