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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 18, 2019

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Defend, Conserve, Protect: The Most Important Documentary of the Year

August 4, 2019 |

Ghostbuster and Blues Brother Dan Aykroyd narrates a new stunning documentary, covering a most serious topic. Read More

Home, Sweet HOME

September 17, 2018 |

Take a seat and think back, reminiscence of all the memories that make a house a home, your home. Read More

The White Helmets Doc: Syria’s First Responders

September 23, 2016 |

The thunderous hum from above alerts the men. They rush outside to see an aircraft drop its destruction. As the bomb explodes, the men have already mobilized; they jump into a truck and head directly for the bombed site. In the rising grey dust of chaos, the men in the white helmets are Syria’s first responders, a civilian group who search for survivors trapped within the rubble. Read More

Hitchcock/Truffaut: A Documentary On The Artist Behind The Camera

August 4, 2016 |

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. Read More

Embrace: Pro-Body Image Doco set to Empower

July 26, 2016 |

Don’t fight your body: embrace it! In her debut documentary, Embrace, founder of the Body Image Movement, Taryn Brumfitt wants women to share her realisation: our bodies are not ornaments, they’re vehicles Read More

Not Looking At The Pictures: Mapplethorpe

May 12, 2016 |

“I don’t even acknowledge that it’s art”

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FEMALE CREATIVE. BRISBANE FILMMAKER. NO PROBLEM FOR MEGAN BLIN

May 8, 2016 |

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

Australian perspective: Jennifer Peedom and “Sherpa”

April 11, 2016 |

“What draws anyone to the mountains? It’s a sense of majesty, and it kind of relieves you from the stress of modern day existence – it’s like a reset button for me”

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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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Review of Noma: My Perfect Storm

March 2, 2016 |

Noma: My Perfect Storm premiered at New Farm cinemas last week. The documentary follows the ups and downs of the now renowned René Redzepi, and the tumultuous journey that’s lead to his status as one of the world’s most successful chefs. Read More

Review: Tig

August 9, 2015 |

In the documentary Tig, the eponymous comedian talks about a hospital visit where she had to remove her shirt. “And the technician said, ‘Oh my gosh, you have such a flat stomach. What is your secret?’ And I was … Read More

Review: Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

July 3, 2015 |

In casting a harsh light on Scientology, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief illuminates a truth stranger and more disturbing than one could ever imagine. Adapted from the Lawrence Wright book of the same name, Going Clear is as interested in the personalities inside the controversial religion as it is the nature of the organisation itself. Read More

Review: Amy

June 21, 2015 |

From director Asif Kapadia (Senna, The Warrior) comes the most comprehensive documentary on the late singer Amy Winehouse to date. 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