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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 9, 2020

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Remakes, Reboots and Adaptations: Is Australia Breaking the Mould?

August 3, 2016 |

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. Read More


May 8, 2016 |

“What interests me, where it also started I guess, is going to the cinema. It’s this unique experience.” Read More

Sherpa – A Narrative of Loss, Greed and Uncertainty

March 7, 2016 |

Sherpa, the definition – ‘a member of a Himalayan people living on the borders of Nepal and Tibet, renowned for their skill in mountaineering’. Sherpa, the religion – close connections and great respect for the land and a strong belief in reincarnation. Sherpa, the legend – happy faced, always smiling, always helpful.

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Writing the Laws, an Interview with Benjamin Law

March 5, 2016 |

No matter how things change, no matter how old we get, our families will always be there. Mostly they will annoy us… but they will forever love us unconditionally.

The Creative Issue caught up with TV screenwriter, journalist and author Benjamin Law to chat about his experience when adapting his bestselling memoir ‘The Family Law’ for Australian television screens.

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The Top 15 Biggest Australian Film Moments of 2015

January 4, 2016 |

New Year, so many new movies! But before you go and watch Star Wars again, why not take a trip down memory lane with our pick for fifteen of the biggest Australian film moments of 2015. Read More

Talking Film with Vincent Chen

December 8, 2015 |

“Everyone says you need a bit of ego and I found out that was a terrible piece of advice.” TCI sat down with emerging filmmaker and videographer Vincent Chen to discuss his processes, the Australian Film industry and what it is like to be a filmmaker in Brisbane right now.

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Is The Australian Film Industry Doomed To Mediocrity?

September 28, 2014 |

The federal government has been praised in recent weeks for its decision to continue the $21.6 million incentive payout to Walt Disney Studios. Is this a much-needed step in the right direction?

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