I have a real patchwork vita but it has always been about media. I studied visual communications at college and my first experience with scouting was 18 years ago when I worked as a production assistant for a commercial production company. We had a big shoot for a Burger King spot coming up. The client wanted to shoot a Motorcycle Chapter Clubhouse full of bikers. I thought "this is exciting, I can do this".
The film adds to the growing number of productions shot between Australia and India, such as 2017's Lion. Vividly recounting the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India, Hotel Mumbai depicts how ordinary people from all walks of life responded to the intense situation.
The Production Service Network (PSN) has announced four new partners are joining its worldwide organisation. Malaysia, Serbia, Belgium and Czech Republic will be bringing unique elements to the network which now covers 46 countries worldwide.
Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed dystopian novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, has scored no less than five honours at the Emmy Awards 2017, including the accolade for Outstanding Drama Series.
Barry Jenkins’s drama about a young African-American coming to terms with his homosexuality has beaten the predicted frontrunner, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, to receive Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards.