Another article I wrote for Lumina is now online – a history of Australian screenwriting. A link to it is here.
A while back I wrote an article for Lumina, the magazine of the Australian Film Television and Radio School, about the history of collaboration in the Australian film industry. A copy of it is here.
It was a great fun to research and think about – studying history enables you to see patterns. And an overwhelming pattern is you can’t have a successful career in the industry without a consistent, close knit group of collaborators. And if you do have that, you can move mountains.
Last week I had the great pleasure of interviewing Ric Chauvel Carlsson, grandson of the legendary Charles and Elsa Chauvel. It was to promote the DVD release of two classic Chauvel films, Forty Thousand Horsemen and The Rats of Tobruk. The interview was done for Filmink magazine and a link is here.