ISSUE 78 – June 2018



Set in 1970s coastal Australia, two teenage boys hungry for discovery form an unlikely friendship with an older, enigmatic surfer who pushes them to take risks that have lasting and profound impacts on their lives. Based on Tim Winton’s international bestselling novel, Breath is lensed by award-winning Cinematographer Marden Dean and was directed by Simon Baker. By James Cunningham.

The Handmaid’s Tale

Looking bloodier and more harrowing than ever, The Handmaid’s Tale is back for a second season. Based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, the series is set in a totalitarian society ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as a property of the state. Faced with environmental disasters and a plummeting birth rate, the award-winning series returns with Australian cinematographer Zoë White behind the camera. Interview by Dash Wilson.


With two-time Milli Award-winning Cinematographer Martin McGrath ACS (Muriel’s Wedding) behind the camera, ABC telemovie Riot shines a spotlight on key events in Australia’s gay and lesbian civil rights movement of the 1970s. By James Cunningham.

One Less God

The Mumbai terror attacks of 2008 shocked a nation, and the world. Inspired by these events, and shot by award-winning cinematographer Ashley Barron, One Less God tackles the tragedy head-on, picking up multiple awards along the way. Interview by Heidi Tobin.

Brothers’ Nest

A gripping dark comedy surrounds the unravelling of two brothers’ plans to commit a murder. From Director Clayton Jacobson and Cinematographer Peter Falk ACS, Brothers’ Nest is featured at this year’s Sydney Film Festival. By Peter Falk ACS. by James Cunningham.

Blue World Order

Filmed in the nation’s capital Blue World Order sees a post-apocalyptic world where a man is desperate to protect his daughter, the last remaining child on the planet. Cinematographer Robb Shaw-Velzen ACS takes us behind-the-scenes on his first feature. By Robb Shaw-Velzen ACS.