We spoke to Rory Noke last year just before he went to the DigiSPAA awards night with his feature film “10 Metres”. The Adelaide based writer/director (and camera operator at Channel 10) took the title and is now back in town after a whirlwind tour of Europe (or more realistically – film festivals that happened to be in Europe). Rory came into the studio to tell us what it’s like to take be thrown into fighting ring that is film distribution.
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We talk to many filmmakers who juggle their creative passions with their day jobs. One clearly funding the other because let’s face it – film, like crime, doesn’t pay.
Alex Nakone is someone doing just that. He satisfies both sections of his brain with his day job as a GP and ‘other job’ as a writer/director. His short Mr Morag’s Helical Dreams explores the ethics of human cloning and has been screened in a number of festivals, including winning Best Sci Fi at the 2011 Barossa Valley Film Festival.
Alex was also involved in creating the Indie Film Festival, showcasing some of the amazing shorts coming out of South Australia.
Alex came in to discuss the festival and his own upcoming short, “Ouroboros” and, of course, how to handle two disparate jobs.
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And a huge welcome to Jordan Archer who is taking over hosting duties from Chrissy Kavanagh while she takes a three week break. Jordan brought the goods and the awkward segues like an old Behind the Screens pro.
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“Look At Where We Are” – Hot Chip
“So Cold” – Thee Attacks
“Horses” – Auxilla
Actor turned Singer: “Laid To Rest” – Molotov Jukebox (Natalia Tena)
“You Got To Move” by The Floors, live at The Bird, Perth