David's Latest Articles
Meet NFSA's new CEO Patrick McIntyre
After a series of technically inclined experts, the NFSA reveals its new head is a cultural leader.
Australia down the digital gurgler?
New global rankings of digital competency put Australia into the swamp of economic failure.
Exit Interview: Kristy Matheson, Director of Film Programs, ACMI
Kristy Matheson, Director of Film Programs at ACMI, reflects on her challenging job as she moves to Scotland.
How to be a location manager
Steve Brett is a veteran location manager. He offers some pungent insights about the job, its pains and pleasures, and…
Castlemaine Documentary Festival to comfort trapped nation
We peruse the lineup of Castlemaine Doc Fest, 'the Festival to go to when you're not allowed to go anywhere…
ALP goes ballistic about the arts in Parliament, signals trouble for the government
The new regulations which strip advantages from the tax rebate system will have to go to Parliament, and the ALP…
Cannes Film Festival – Justin Kurzel’s ‘Nitram’ in competition
Based around the Port Arthur gunman, Nitram is the first Australian film in official competition in a decade.
Screen study that prepares you for a changing industry
As her field expands rapidly, multimedia producer Sarah Hill has used her AFTRS qualification as a tool to create her…
The Sapphires' Tony Briggs options Miles Franklin winning novel 'The Yield'
Tara June Winch's The Yield is complex, crackling with words, a meditation on the power of Indigenous language. Tony Briggs…
AWGIES 2020 bow down to a one-woman theatre show
Suzie Miller's quietly spectacular international career in theatre, informed by an education in science, law and theatre, adds a prime…