Interview with director Polaris Banks for Continuance Pictures “I don’t just want to make movies. I want to make MY movies. I don’t want anything to be between me and what I fell in love with when I was a kid, and every little boy who grows up wanting to be a director says I… Continue reading
Sydney-based filmmaker Eddy Bell took a weekend trip to a polocrosse event in Narrabri, New South Wales. It became an 18-month journey with a farming family facing the harsh reality of unrelenting drought. Eddy witnessed their luscious green landscape evolve into an arid dust bowl, and the result is his short film ‘Giants’. While empathising… Continue reading
Interview with writer/director Alexei Slater for Continuance Pictures “I want to write. That’s what it’s always been. But I’m not some writer in an attic who’s got no understanding of the industry. I co-produced my first short film and got into this habit of learning what to do. If you look at my career trajectory… Continue reading
Interview with director Eddy Bell for Continuance Pictures “I love the madness of filmmaking! I love the circus of arriving in a location with trucks and ridiculous equipment. Things come out, you collectively pull off this amazing feat and then it all goes back in the truck and you drive away! Then there’s the catharsis… Continue reading
I am so excited to announce a collaboration with Continuance Pictures to interview local and international emerging filmmakers under a new title called ‘The Occasion’. Written interviews and podcasts will be on the Continuance website plus Apple and Spotify every month. When I first met Continuance co-founders Tristan Barr and David Gim I loved their… Continue reading
Tristan Barr is co-founder of Continuance Pictures, alongside his business partner David Gim, who is based in Melbourne. Tristan and David are about identifying what different creators bring to the table, and finding the best ways to elevate their work. “Having faced my own mortality, I realise life is very short. I don’t want to… Continue reading
Joanna is British Australian. She worked mainly in financial news in London. In her forties she moved to her parents’ birthplace, Sabah, a Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, where she became a pianist in a hotel and wrote a blog about musicians. The blog became a book before Joanna came to Australia in 2012. In this blog she writes mostly about music, gardening, and trips to Sabah. Oh, and Wookie the Havanese.
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