My love for the 1967 hit film, The Graduate, has been continuous since I first watched it many years ago. Therefore, I was excited to come across Designing Movies, written by the esteemed production designer, Richard Sylbert. Continue reading FILM BOOK REVIEW: Designing Movies by Richard Sylbert
Click below to watch the official trailer for Apocalypse Films Crime and Punishment.
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…
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
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!
We’re going to give away our first film for free. Are we crazy? or is it all about audience?
It’s been almost seven years since Apocalypse Films debut feature film, The Independent, hit the cinemas throughout Australia.
“The Independent is a rare gem in the Australian comedy landscape… an endearing and distinctly Australian look at politics with the most endearing protagonist” FilmInk Magazine
Now, we’ve decided to give the film away for free. For all those people who’ve wanted to see The Independent but couldn’t – or didn’t want to pay for the pleasure – the end is nigh. Stay tuned right here for more information.
Apocalypse Films producer Tuuli Forward‘s latest short film, Mensajeiru (The Messenger), recently had its world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
The film, written and directed by Timor-Leste native Francisca Maia, was filmed in Timor in 2013. Shot over a week in the jungle outside Dili, the challenging shoot involved numerous local crew working on a film production for the first time. The Messenger showcases naturalistic cinematography by Max Davis and authentic production design by Melchior Dias Fernandes. Congratulations to Tuuli, Francisca and her team.