It’s not every day you see a film that takes a serious look at what it’s like to live with a disability. It’s even more rare that the film is a thriller! The film Spine recently won the best Australian Short at The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF).
We spoke to director Sophie Miller about what goes into the research and casting of such a film.
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One year ago Chrissy and Rebecca spoke to Sophie Hyde, co-director of Closer Productions, about their year-long project 52 Tuesdays, about the journey of a transgendered man. They recently wrapped shooting and Sophie will be speaking to us next week about how the filming went.
In the meantime you can check out last year’s interview in the post for Show 1.21.
There was plenty of local film news this week, from upcoming workshops through the Media Resource Centre and the South Australian Film Corporation, to funding for 23 feature projects announced by Screen Australia. There was also a little bit of rambling, but that’s what happens when you leave me in the studio all by myself…
Gasoline – Alpine
Night of the Wolverine – Dave Graney
Human Elevator – The Cast of Cheers
Ghosts – The Presets
Country – JEFF The Brotherhood
Doctor Qui – Bill Bailey