Friday On My Mind – Paul Grabowsky, Composer of Film and Television

Friday On My Mind – Paul Grabowsky, Composer of Film and Television

Friday Sept 7: Paul Grabowsky – From Score to Screen Paul Grabowsky is one of Australia’s most distinguished artists, establishing a reputation as a gifted musician and performer locally and internationally. He has also worked extensively as an eminent composer in both film and television. Paul has written scores for more than twenty feature films […]

Friday On My Mind – Nigel Odell, Producer

Friday August 31: Nigel Odell – Producing with Passion Producer Nigel Odell has enjoyed many and varied roles in both the UK and Australian film industries. He started off in the UK as a Marketing Consultant then moved into producing low budget features. He worked as a Script Consultant to the European Script Fund in […]

Friday On My Mind – Matt Cameron, Screenwriter

Friday On My Mind – Matt Cameron, Screenwriter

Friday August 24: Matt Cameron – Gliding from Stage to Screen Matt Cameron is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter who glides effortlessly from the screen to the stage and seemingly from comedy to drama. Matt started off working in sketch comedy for high profile comedic talent including Steve Vizard, Eric Bana, Jimeoin and Shaun Micallef […]

Friday On My Mind – Glenn Melenhorst

Friday August 3 – Bringing Seth McFarlane’s bawdy Ted to life: Glenn Melenhorst The national and international box office success of Seth MacFarlane’s (Family Guy) live action CG-animated feature Ted, an adult comedy starring Mark Wahlberg about a pot-smoking teddy bear that comes to life as a result of a childhood wish, holds a special […]

Friday On My Mind – Kate Dennis, Director

Friday On My Mind – Kate Dennis, Director

Friday July 27 – Kate Dennis, Director: Fast and Furious Kate Dennis would have to be one of the most sought after directors right now. Following her success on multiaward winning series The Secret Life of Us and Love My Way, she has just completed work on three distinctly different and equally admired Australian television […]

Friday On My Mind – John Clarke

Friday On My Mind – John Clarke

ACMI Australian Centre for the Moving Image Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia FREE tickets can be picked up from the ACMI Box Office on the day of the event from 10am. Places are limited: First in best dressed Friday July 20 – John Clarke: Uncovering life as comedian, satirist and writer The legendary John Clarke is […]

Friday On My Mind – Mac Gudgeon

Friday July 13: Mac Gudgeon – Writing champion Mac Gudgeon has been a highly praised freelance writer of film, television and theatre for more than 30 years. He is much admired not only for his skills as a writer but for his no nonsense directness, charm, dry & laconic sense of humour and acerbic wit. […]

Friday On My Mind – Alkinos Tsilimidos

Friday June 29 – Alkinos Tsilimidos: hard hitting low-budget features Independent director, writer and producer Alkinos Tsilimidos has been consistently praised for his penetrating low-budget feature films. They are resolutely hard hitting, delivering performances of raw emotional intensity and honesty. His début feature Everynight…Everynight (1994) won international critical acclaim and was awarded Best First Film […]

Friday On My Mind – Richard Lowenstein

Friday On My Mind – Richard Lowenstein

Friday July 6: Richard Lowenstein – Margins & Mainstream “The dumbing down of the art of filmmaking to merely that of efficient “storytelling” surely has to be one of the most depressing things about the current state of mainstream cinema. Would we say to a composer, painter, writer or designer they were merely ‘storytellers’? Yet, […]

Friday On My Mind – Jan Sardi

Friday On My Mind – Jan Sardi

Friday June 15: Jan Sardi: Adaptation, audiences and award winning films Jan Sardi is one of Australia’s best known and internationally acclaimed screenwriters. It was his screenplay for Shine that first drew him to local and international prominence resulting in AFI and AWGIE award wins as well as Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Writers’ Guild […]

Friday On My Mind – Robert Connolly

Friday On My Mind – Robert Connolly

Friday June 8: Robert Connolly – Fearless and distinctive filmmaking The fiercely independent multi-award winning producer, director and writer Robert Connolly (The Boys, The Bank, Three Dollars, Romulus My Father, Balibo, The Slap) has established a reputation for tackling controversial social and political subject matter head on. That reputation is likely to escalate with his […]

Friday On My Mind – Jill Bilcock

Friday on My Mind / Every Friday @ 5pm for FREE ACMI Australian Centre for the Moving Image Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia FREE tickets can be picked up from the ACMI Box Office on the day of the event from 10am. Places are limited: First in best dressed Friday June 1 : Jill Bilcock and […]

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