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Show 2.47, “Zombie Kangaroos, Adolf Hitler and Logie Voters… DANGER DANGER!”

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Danger 5 is a warped look into the derranged world of 1960’s spies on the hunt for Hitler. Born out of a love for 1960’s mens magazines, the shows creators David Ashby and Dario Russo are in the midst of writing the second series… whilst also being nominated for an AACTA award and some Logies. You can help them compete against Seal and the X-factor by voting got them here.

Our interview went on all types of glorious tagents, that can only be truly understood by listening…

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Marisa brown is from the Melbourne based and super fun production companies Octopod Films  and Ready to roll .They recently cleaned up in the Melbourne chapter of the 48 Hour Film project, winning a slog of awards for their film “The Anti-Social Network.” They are also working on a ZOMBIE KANGAROO film, which sounds pretty effing special! They’ll be crowdfunsing the project next year so if you want to keep up to date  like their facebook  and of course listen to our interview.

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Playlist

“Born at the right time” by Dappled Cities
“Tonight” by Canyons
“Let’s talk girls” by The Frowning Clouds
“Too Much” by Collar Bones
“Cherry Lips” by Loon Lake
“Way to go” by Ishu
“She Wants” by Metronomy
“Empress” by The Winters  Migration (this is Marisa Brown’s Band, check out their clip here)

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Show 2.11, “World War 2, 2 Ways”

Danger 5 DVD artwork. DVD available from Madman.


Kate Croser is one half of independent production company Cyan Films, based at the South Australian Film Corp. They develop and produce feature films and have built up an impressive catalogue, including last year’s runaway success “Red Dog”. Another hit gracing the small screen is Danger 5, a web series she produced along side creator Dario Russo. Kate came in to talk Danger 5, and how easy was it to sell the concept of a 1960s World War II spy comedy to SBS and the benefits of premiering online before broadcasting.

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CANOPY – feature film trailer for Pozible campaign from Finer Films Australia on Vimeo.

We’ve spoken a bit about filmmakers using crowdfunding to get their short films off the ground but it’s not often you see it as a way to fund a feature film. Producer Katrina Fleming and director Aaron Wilson have done just that with their film Canopy, a Australia-Singapore co-production set in World War II. They joined us on the phone to tell us about the difficult shooting environment and dealing with language barriers on multi national crew.

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Playlist
“Train Wreck Blues” – The Audreys
“Cough Syrup” – Young The Giant
“Back Of Your Neck” – Howler
“Feeding Line” – Boy & Bear
“Favourite Things” – Lisa McCune from The Sound of Music

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Show 1.23, “Late Starts and Upstarts”

The 90s began over 20 years ago. Excuse me while I digest that for a bit and ponder my mortality.

Photo: Tait Schmaal. Source: The Advertiser.

Andrew Shanks decided to embrace the years and wrote, directed and co-produced Joystick Heroes, an ode to childhood innocence and arcade games. Andrew, along with Daniel Vink and Dave Gregan make up Subconscious Studios. Radio Adelaide station manager Deb Welch and I spoke to Andrew and Dave at the Clare Valley Film Festival earlier in the year about Joystick Heroes and their 24 Hour Film Challenge entry. From rural South Australia to an international film festival in Sydney! The guys just got back from Little Big Shots International Film Festival where Joystick Heroes screened to an eager young audience. Andrew joined me in the studio today to chat 90s nostalgia, arcade games and also a bit about film.

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Heather Gryst decided she wanted to try her hand at film at the age of 40 and has since produced a handful of short films, including Poetry Workshop and also worked on the upcoming Danger 5. I asked Heather what made her decide to delve into the world of film.

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Playlist
“The Widow” – The Mars Volta
“Grounds For Divorce” – Elbow
“The Opposite of Hallelujah” – Jens Lekman
“Looking For Room” – Milla Jovovich
“Punk Mum” – Regurgitator
“Joburg Jam” – Pogo

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