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

Rochelle's Latest Articles


Five Feelgood TV Shows to Binge in Isolation

Outside the door it is life and death stakes. Indoors we want a break.


The future of storytelling is collaborative

Breaking down the barriers between subjects and producers, and empowering communities to control their own stories, the Beyond the Box…


Is that it? Oscars Nominations 2020

Margot Robbie is the only Australian hope in the Oscars, in yet another year where issues of diversity seem ignored…


Just Hit Send: Christian White's top tips for authors and screenwriters

The bestselling novelist and screenwriter of 'Clickbait', Netflix's first Melbourne project, talks story structure, terrible first drafts and the myth…


Don't You Dare Despair

Film is the perfect medium to inspire and provoke direct action, says the Environmental Film Festival Australia's Director, Brooke Daly.


From the archives: The Octopus in the Bathtub

Cinematographer Meg White has turned her anguish into art. She hopes that talking more openly about mental health in the…


6 podcasts for better mental health

Following your bliss, understanding the mind or dealing with depression, these podcasts are good for your brain.


The Trespassers: From Page to Screen

Meg Mundell's latest novel has been picked up for a big TV adaptation. What does this mean for the writer…


How to Hold Space for your Actors

Originally trained as an actor, film director Kim Farrant shares deep wisdom about getting the best from performers.

Career Advice

Top tips for working in a Writers' Room

Screenwriter Giula Sandler gives us advice on contributing and collaborating without being annoying.

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