Interview: Patrick Brammall

“Working with Brendan was a dream. We really trusted each other completely to make it as real and as dynamic as possible.” Interview by Matthew Eeles. Did you speak with any of the actors who have portrayed Ruben in the stage play about playing the character, or did you always want to make the film…

Write off – Nominees announced for the 2015 AWGIE Awards

Eight Australian telemovies or television mini-series are battling it out for top honours in this year’s AWGIE Awards for performance writing. Awards for the best original and best adapted screenplays for Australian feature films have nine top-flight nominees. There are 13 nominations in the five theatre categories. The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) says nominations in…

Interview: Brendan Cowell

“When I started doing damage to others, bringing others down and really disappointing people that I love, that’s when I kind of clued into the fact that I was living a deeply unsavoury life.” Every time I ask any filmmaker the question, the answer is almost always the same, “The advertising budget is virtually non-existent.” Surely though, for a…