ISSUE 82 – June 2019

 

LAMBS OF GOD

Lambs of God, the new Australian television drama series coming to Foxtel’s Showcase, was adapted from Marele Day’s novel of the same name about three eccentric nuns living
on a secluded and remote island. Forgotten by time and the Catholic Church they are forced to defend their way of life when a priest, Father Ignatius, unwittingly finds them. An epic gothic drama ensues about love, faith and redemption.

The director behind Lambs of God, Jeffrey Walker, had previously worked with cinematographer Don McAlpine ACS ASC on the film Ali’s Wedding in 2017. McAlpine is a legend in cinematography circles, having been behind such beloved and revered films as My Brilliant Career (1979), Breaker Morant (1980), Predator (1987), Patriot Games (1992), Mrs Doubtfire (1993), Romeo + Juliet (1996), Moulin Rouge! (2001), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and The Dressmaker (2015) among many others.

FOREIGN CORRESPONDANT

Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, is cracking down on rampant crime, but many fear the ‘Trump of the Tropics’ is turning his country into a dangerous police state.
Reporter Sally Sara, along with cameramen Greg Nelson and Matt Davis, travel to Rio de Janeiro for the ABC’s Foreign Correspondent.

STANDING UP FOR SUNNY

Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte stars in a charming Australian romantic comedy about a loner with cerebral palsy roped into helping a friend overcome her shyness.
Premiering at the Sydney Film Festival this month, award-winning cinematographer Mark Bliss ACK is behind the camera on Standing Up for Sunny.GLITCH
With new characters, shocking twists and unexpected turns, season three of the Logie and AACTA winning ABC and Netflix paranormal drama series Glitch will keep viewers on the edge of their seats for one final epic chapter. Cinematographer Aaron McLisky chats to us about his time behind the camera.

REFLECTIONS IN THE DUST

Written and directed by Luke Sullivan and shot by cinematographer Ryan Barry-Cotter, the unique Reflections in the Dust is the chronicle of a relationship between a paranoid schizophrenic clown and his blind daughter.
We speak with both the director and cinematographer of this highly-original,
independent Australian feature film.

BLUE MOON

New Zealand feature film Blue Moon is a twisty, real-time thriller from writer/director Stefen Harris nimbly staged and shot entirely on iPhone by cinematographer Ryan O’Rourke within and around a Motueka petrol station in the wee small hours of the morning.