Consistently through our work for Media Industries 1, our group has remained very focused and we have committed well to our chosen topic. As a group, we feel that there is a distinct lack of women in the Australian film industry, specifically as filmmakers, so we endeavour to explore why this is the case. We [...]
Media Industries Brief
- Within the Australian film industry, we feel there is a lack of female representation both in production and content.
- We are interested in investigating gender representations within the recent history of Australian cinema.
- As [...]
Something that is constantly on the back of my mind with our topic is the obvious fact that I’m not a woman, so it may come across as presumptuous or inappropriate that I discuss too much of what it might be like for a woman in the industry. This is a factor that bothers me [...]
Sarah Watt first met William McInnes 15 years ago when they argued about beer. Now married with two children, they shun the celebrity life in favour of their chaotic life in Melbourne.
SARAH WATT: I went to art school, not quite out of school but after a few years of trying other things and failing miserably. [...]
Ana Kokkinos doesn’t “do” happy. The celebrated Australian indie director has made a trio of bold and provocative don’t-dare-look-away pics: Head On (1998), The Book of Revelation (2006) and now her new feature, Blessed, an ensemble drama with a narrative twist. The film follows 24 calamitous hours in the lives of a group of disenfranchised [...]
This doesn’t have to be used at all. It’s just a little case study I wrote last night. it doesn’t quite fit what we were discussing today, but whatevs.
Jane Campion is one of only a handful of contemporary female filmmakers whose projects appeal to both cine-literate audiences as well as garnering interest in cineplexes worldwide. [...]