Is it an Australian story? Is it one of universal appeal? What makes Kim Farrant's first narrative feature film special? Certainly, it has a good cast, one led by Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, and Joseph Fiennes. It also offers up a tale of parents whose children go missing and that is a horror we can all imagine.
What else? Kim Farrant tells all in our latest episode.
This week's minisode finds Josh struggling with writer's block and watching Wim Wenders' documentary about photographer Sebastio Salgado. Josh does, somehow, find the words to tell you what he thinks of the movie and thinks of the photographer's work and they are quite different. But, what of his own words for his writing? Will those come back?
Everyone knows that big budget, effects driven, films take a long time to make. From pre-production through post-, everything has to be thought out and considred. But, what about small features? How long do they take? The answer, as given to us by writer/director/producer John Chi, is that it can still be years, especially when you have to worry about distribution.