Ahead of his spotlight session at next month's Australian International Documentary Conference, Mstyslav Chernov, director of the Oscar-nominated '20 Days in Mariupol', talks to IF about working in a conflict zone, and the differences between news and documentary storytelling, both in terms of craft and impact on the audience.
WA-born actress Claire Lovering continues her consistent run of credits across the past 18 months with period comedy 'Gold Diggers', set to premiere on the ABC next month.
IF speaks with the documentary filmmaker and NIDA green ambassador about the important role storytelling can play in sustainability.
After helming TV series such as 'Mystery Road' and 'Firebite', Warwick Thornton returns to where he says his heart is – cinema – with 'The New Boy'. The writer, director and DOP talks to IF about the making of the film and his approach to directing - "there are no f***ing rules".
"Volcanoes are such a perfect metaphor for love." Sara Dosa, the director of the Oscar-nominated 'Fire of Love' and AIDC keynote speaker, talks to IF.
Greater scrutiny of feature film projects and more emphasis on stories that can travel are among the focuses for two of the country's leading production companies in the year ahead amid ongoing challenges in the theatrical landscape.
With 'Boy Swallows Universe' to hit Netflix on Thursday, executive producer Andrew Mason, director Bharat Nalluri and young actor Felix Cameron talk about the process of bringing Trent Dalton's best-selling novel to life.
Garth Davis' third feature 'Foe', in cinemas now, features a house that was built between the Winton Wetlands in northeast Victoria and Docklands Studios Melbourne.