By Australian Directors Guild
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Screen Director is the podcast of the Australian Directors Guild, where we interview Australia's film and television directors, discussing the craft and aesthetics of filmmaking and the creative process.
||CleanBeth Armstrong - Hacksaw Ridge||Beth Armstrong was Mel Gibson’s Director’s Attachment on his latest film Hacksaw Ridge. In our interview Beth speaks about her experiences on the film and how the Director’s Attachment affords an often rare opportunity for one director to observe||1 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIvan Sen - Goldstone||For Ivan Sen’s latest film Goldstone in addition to directing, he takes on the roles of cinematographer, composer, editor and writer. In this episode we talk about his compulsion to take on so many roles, and how it helps to focus him as a filmmaker.||6 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAaron McCann - Top Knot Detective||Aaron McCann’s latest film, the fictional documentary Top Knot Detective, which he co-directed along with Dominic Pearce faced some unique challenges. In this episode we chat about co-directing, and the challenges of making a fictional documentary in||27 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStu Willis - Restoration||Stu Willis has just completed his 50 minute feature Restoration which is soon to screen on 9Go and Stan. In this episode we chat about his approach to filmmaking, rehearsal with actors and how there are emerging opportunities for shorter features in the||5 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSue Brooks - Looking for Grace||In addition to her nomination as Best Director for her feature film Looking for Grace , Director Sue Brooks was awarded a lifetime membership to the Australian Directors Guild at the 2016 Awards. We talk about the film, her career and the changing indus||1 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScott Hicks - Highly Strung||Director Scott Hicks about his latest documentary Highly Strung. We also talk about his career as he continually bounces between features, TVCs and documentaries and how that drives his process.||19 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Hughes||Director John Hughes was awarded a lifetime membership to the Australian Directors Guild at the 2016 Awards and here speaks about his storied career and the influence of documentary filmmaking on the broader world.||12 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRon Brown - OzFlix||Producer Ron Brown speaks to us about his soon to launch Australian focused streaming service OzFlix and what it means for Australian filmmakers.||13 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJon Favreau - The Jungle Book||Director Jon Favreau chats with us about his latest film The Jungle Book and how directing a largely animated film differs from live action and how he believes this process will influence his future work.||30 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSamantha Lang - ADG President||Director Samantha Lang is the newly appointed president of the Australian Directors Guild. In this episode we speak about her vision for the guild and the challenges that face filmmakers working in Australia today.||21 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMat King - Hunters||Director Mat King has just finished directing the Syfy show Hunters. Having worked a lot both in Australia and abroad, Mat speaks about the difference between production schedules, as well as his advice to young directors to get their start on kids TV.||6 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHenry Inglis & Lauren Elliott - Dafuq?||Director Henry Inglis & Producer Lauren Elliott speak about their new show for ABC iView, Dafuq? and talk about how they developed the show, their creative process, how their success online faces certain challenges in the transition towards traditional||1 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|