ISSUE 77 – March 2018


Sweet Country

Warwick Thornton and Dylan River chat to Australian Cinematographer Magazine about taking audiences to Alice Springs for their new film Sweet Country. By Meredith Emmanuel and David Heuring.


Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, firearms fortune heiress Sarah Winchester (Academy Award-winner, Dame Helen Mirren) is visited by the souls of those killed by her late husband’s rifle. Directed by the Spierig Brothers, and shot by Ben Nott ACS, Winchester invites us inside the most haunted house in the world. By James Cunningham.

Friday On My Mind

This landmark two-part miniseries tells the story of five young newly-arrived immigrants who met in a Sydney hostel in the Sixties and formed a band that would take Australian rock ‘n’ roll to the world. Lensed by Simon Chapman ACS, Friday On My Mind is the story of The Easybeats. By James Cunningham.

No Activity

Television series No Activity takes cinematographer Judd Overton (That Sugar Film) from a
dark basement in Sydney to the bright lights of Hollywood. By Harry Stranger and Judd Overton.

The School

When a doctor looking for her missing child awakens to find herself in an abandoned school, she must face her own demons if she is to discover the truth about where her son is.Shot by cinematographer Aaron McLisky, supernatural-thriller The School is a claustrophobic and haunting film. By James Cunningham.