MIFF to screen feature film, Sucker – Saturday 15 August 4pm








Sucker is the debut feature film from director Ben Chessell and comedian Lawrence Leung.  Lawrence and Ben co-wrote the screenplay which stars legendary British actor, Timothy Spall.

MIFF is screening Sucker on Saturday 15 August at 4pm at Hoyts 11.

More details on their website.

“This polished feature film debut from MIFF Accelerator alumnus Ben Chessell is based on Leung’s critically acclaimed and award-winning solo stage show of the same name.”



Alex Hammond’s latest novel, The Unbroken Line is released.

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Alex Hammond’s latest novel, The Unbroken Line (a second Will Harris novel) has been released.

This is Alex’s second published novel following the critically acclaimed, Blood Witness which was published in 2014 and was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Time Crime Novel.

Shaun Grant to adapt ‘The Last Duel’ for Studio 8, Francis Lawrence to Direct

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Shaun Grant has been set to adapt the Eric Jager novel The Last Duel for Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 helmer Francis Lawrence is attached to direct with Erwin Stoff producing. Set in France, The Last Duel is the true story of a duel in 1386 between knights Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris. It was the final duel sanctioned by the French government, ruled at the time by King Charles VI.

Glitch – DoP Simon Chapman ACS – premieres on ABC-TV

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Don’t miss the first of six episodes of ABC’s newest TV series, GLITCH featuring the work of DoP, Simon Chapman and premiering Thursday 9 July at 8.35pm.
Produced by Matchbox Pictures (The Slap) and starring Patrick Brammall, Emma Booth, Sean Keenan, Rodger Corser and Andrew McFarlane.  When Sergeant Hayes is called to Yoorana cemetery in the middle of the night, he makes a discovery that turns his world upside down – six people with no memory of their identities. Who are they and what has happened to them?

Award Winning Christina Soong (Writer/Presenter) joins The Fleming Agency

Christina Soong 4 (Cropped2) by Kevin Khaw copyThe Fleming Agency welcomes the multi-talented, Christina Soong.

A globe-trotting creative, Christina creates deeply personal and witty stories, develop’s, style’s and shoots recipes… documenting and sharing her food and travel adventures around the world.

Her food and travel blog, The Hungry Australian, was the national Winner of the Australian Writers’ Center’s Best Australian Blogs 2014 competition. She also won the Outstanding Use of Photography award in the same competition the previous year.