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. [...]