Writers

The Devil’s Candy applauded after opening at TIFF

Sean Byrne’s feature film received excellent reviews after it’s debut screening at MIFF.

The Devil’s Candy is the complete midnight movie package. It’s got characters to root for, a clever narrative, and a spot-on mix of scares–those that are brimming with energy and others that’ll seep in and mess with your head

For full review: >http://collider.com/the-devils-candy-movie-review-ethan-embry-tiff-2015/

Australian cinematographer, Simon Chapman’s work is also a highlight of The Devil’s Candy.

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

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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.

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.

http://christinasoong.com

http://hungryaustralian.com

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Alex Hammond – Blood Witness – 2014 Ned Kelly Award Shortlist

Congratulations to Alex Hammond, whose novel Blood Witness has been shortlisted for the 2014 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Crime Novel. The Ned Kelly Awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious prizes for crime fiction and true crime writing, and the winners of the 2014 awards will be announced at the Brisbane Writers Festival on Saturday September 6. Blood Witness is also under option with Werner Film and TV Productions.

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Shaun Grant – Deadline Gallipoli

Our award winning, critically acclaimed writer Shaun Grant is a key writer on the exciting new drama co-produced by Sam Worthington for Foxtel, Deadline Gallipoli. The miniseries, which will be directed by Michael Rymer, stars Rachel Griffiths, Charles Dance and Hugh Dancy and begins shooting in Adelaide this week. For further information, please find The Australian’s full coverage on the upcoming production here.

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