Rochelle Siemienowicz

Rochelle Siemienowicz is a journalist for Screenhub. She is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram

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VCA film shoot
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Unfiltered Voices: VCA graduation films go online with MIFFplay

Resilience and resourcefulness epitomise the class of 2020 and now all of Australia can freely enjoy their films.

behind the scenes on 'Fires'.
Features

Sustainable productions and ABC drama ‘Fires’: a case study

Tanzy Owen talks about her work as sustainability consultant on Fires, and the free resources available to all productions wanting…

Anna Torv and Robert Taylor in The Newsreader, written by Micahel Lucas
Features

The Newsreader – Creator Michael Lucas talks ambiguity, archives and the 80s

The creator and producer of the ABC's new drama, The Newsreader, talks about his inspiration for the show and gives…

First Aid box in dark times
Features

New Mental Health First Aid training for the screen industry

A new screen industry program offers a lifeline for creatives struggling with mental health. Ben Steel says training for mental…

Noni Hazlehurst
Features

Noni Hazlehurst on what Australia really thinks about old people

The much-loved Australian actor talks about her new SBS project tackling stigma around ageing.

News

Sixteen diverse new writers announced for ArtsHub

We'll be publishing fresh perspectives from these 16 writers in the coming months, as part of an ongoing initiative with…

A still from the animated feature Cryptozoo, showing as part of MIFF
Opinions & Analysis

MIFF: The six films to watch, according to programmer Kate Jinx

These picks from the 2021 Melbourne International Film Festival are worth your time, and more importantly, there are tickets available.…

Features

Annabel Crabb takes on politics from the female perspective

With a new series looking at women in politics, Crabb is shoring up her place as one of Australia's most…

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Upskill at home and explore new fields with online short courses

Whether you’re looking for employment opportunities or wanting a taste of new creative pursuits, AFTRS online short courses open doors…

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The Power of Visibility: beating the mid-career blahs

Even introverts can shine in their own ways. Challenge your fears and put yourself out there with these ideas from…

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