All posts by apocalypsefilms

Short and feature-film production company from Melbourne, Australia

10 REASONS TO STOP WORRYING ABOUT ADAPTATION

Are you considering the adaptation of a classic novel but are too nervous to write the screenplay? Are you worried about dedicated fans who may rip you to shreds online? Here are a list of 10 reasons that you should stop worrying and start writing…

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FILM BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Language of Film

Having just finished reading master screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere’s book The Secret Language of Film I find myself fascinated by one of his observations more than others; that of the first shot Luis Bunuel ever filmed and the last.   Continue reading FILM BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Language of Film

DUNIRA CREEK DOCUMENTARY BEGINS

Shooting is underway on Apocalypse Films’s short documentary, Dunira Creek.

The short documentary focusses on a group of retired teachers and teachers unionists who share a friendship that has spanned almost fifty years. The glue of the friendship is four two-hundred litre barrels of Tawny Port first purchased from Brown Brothers of Milawa in the late 70’s. Continue reading DUNIRA CREEK DOCUMENTARY BEGINS

CRIME & PUNISHMENT – POSTER RELEASED!

Writer, Director, Editor, Producer turned Crime & Punishment Film Poster Designer!

For a creative type, there’s something liberating about the new paradigm of filmmaker as entrepreneur. Low to no-budget filmmaking sees those involved wearing many hats that were traditionally reserved for the Unit Publicist; which micro-budget productions can seldom afford. Continue reading CRIME & PUNISHMENT – POSTER RELEASED!