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Kettering, Brock and subverting expectations

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Matthew Le Nevez could never have imagined the direction Australian TV would go. Emerging from drama school some 17 years ago, reality TV was king.

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Building a TV drama directing career

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Jessica Hobbs has directed more than 60 hours of TV drama, from The Slap to Broadchurch. Here she talks career progression.

FILM QUOTE

“My life is as good as an ABBA song. It’s as good as Dancing Queen”

Muriel’s Wedding

FEATURED

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Location, location, location

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Shot entirely in southern Tasmania, the landscape has a starring role in Foxtel’s new drama The Kettering Incident.

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The world of Cleverman

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Creator Ryan Griffen walks us through the densely layered world of Cleverman, brimming with creatures, culture and suspense.

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“How’s the serenity?”

The Castle

INTERVIEWS

Matt-Le-Nevez-The-Kettering-Incident-feature

Kettering, Brock and subverting expectations

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Matthew Le Nevez could never have imagined the direction Australian TV would go. Emerging from drama school some 17 years ago, reality TV was king.

Jessica-Hobbs-feature

Building a TV drama directing career

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Jessica Hobbs has directed more than 60 hours of TV drama, from The Slap to Broadchurch. Here she talks career progression.

FILM QUOTE

“He couldn’t knock the fluff off a cappuccino”

Chopper

SHOWBUSINESS

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Building a TV drama directing career

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Jessica Hobbs has directed more than 60 hours of TV drama, from The Slap to Broadchurch. Here she talks career progression.

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Reflecting reality: Jenji Kohan

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Orange is the New Black showrunner Jenji Kohan talks Wentworth, The Katering Show and why diversity needs to be the norm, not a trend.

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“I am the Nightrider. I’m a fuel injected suicide machine. I am the rocker, I am the roller, I am the out-of-controller!”

Mad Max

WORLD STAGE

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International success #2

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We check in with the Australian creatives who are writing, directing and acting in high profile projects from across the globe.

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International success

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Australian creatives, stars and projects – and the stories they create – continue to be in high demand across the globe.

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“That’s just what this country needs – a cock, in a frock, on a rock”

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

ON LOCATION

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Beverly Hillbillies meets Modern Family

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Step inside the gated home of Sydney’s new millionaires and see what all the fuss is about with Here Come the Habibs.

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VIDEO On the red carpet at The Dressmaker’s Aussie premiere

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Liam Hemsworth, Sarah Snook, Hugo Weaving, Jocelyn Moorhouse and Sue Maslin are at the Aussie premiere of The Dressmaker. Screen Australia's Caris Bizzaca is on the red carpet for the Australian...

FILM QUOTE

“That’s not a knife. THAT’s a knife”

Crocodile Dundee

JUST FOR FUN

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10 Australian LGBTQI stories

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It’s gripped audiences at film festivals in Melbourne and Toronto as well as the Mardi Gras Queer Film Festival and now Downriver is set for local release.

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Our guide to great stuff online #4

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As the views climb for Suspect Moustache and Traffic Jam the Musical, creators Ariel Waymouth and Shae-Lee Shackleford share their favourite YouTubers.

FILM QUOTE

“Your wife, mate… your wife is one of the great bourgeois monsters of our time!”

Don’s Party