Where will you be 24 October? I’ll be sipping a fine cocktail and listening to live music before watching the premiere of The Master at the opening night Gala for Cockatoo Island Film Festival. Only accessible by ferry, this gem of an island is one of Sydney Harbour’s favourite summer locations for music festivals, art […]
Two years ago, I stayed at an artist residency in Sydney where I was introduced to the directors of the Sydney Underground Film Festival. Since then, we have kept in touch and I subsequently designed their posters for 2011, and for this year again.
Now occurring in seventeen venues around the world, the Bicycle Film Festival certainly has its wheels turning and is well placed to ride into the future. Apologies for the terrible cliché. Anyway, the festival runs in Melbourne from Friday, Nov 21 until Sunday, Nov 23. There are seven programs of mixed films from around the world and bicycles are the only common theme.
I spent last weekend at the New York Film Festival watching director Wong Ka-Wai’s inspiring lecture and premier of Ashes Of Time Redux, the remastered, re-edited, re-scored 1994 Hong Kong classic. It was just drop-dead gorgeous and painfully beautiful. Words fail me. Wong Ka-Wai is just pure genius. It opens Friday in New York City. […]