iCalendar of NSW Public Holidays

As a Producer, Line Producer and Production Manager in the film & TV industry I need to know about upcoming public holidays when pre-pre-pre-production planning. You’d be surprised how often a public holiday ruins a budget. Anyway, I have a mix of databases, spreadsheets, text files and industry specific software that helps me do my… Continue reading iCalendar of NSW Public Holidays

French Hours

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France, as seen from the Allee Leon Bourgeois

Last updated on August 10th, 2021 at 11:45 am One of the films I’ve worked on did French Hours for one day of the shoot. Chances are unless you’re a film production geek you don’t know about it. Worse still you’ve come here to find out just what French Hours are all about. Hopefully you… Continue reading French Hours

For your consideration

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:13 pm Duncan Riley’s Inquisitor website fell into the amateur’s trap yesterday. Duncan went for the easy laugh criticising Disney pushing High School Musical 3 for Best Picture Oscar. What a sloppy piece of writing. Most movies with a “For Your Consideration” ad in “the Trades” are contractually… Continue reading For your consideration

Go see Juno


Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 11:45 am We saw a preview of Juno tonight. It opens in Australia on 17 January 2008. Go see it, it?s the best film of the year. It?s as good as Little Miss Sunshine, American Beauty, Election, The Breakfast Club – I can go on. It captures a… Continue reading Go see Juno

27 Dresses short review

27 Dresses

Last updated on July 30th, 2018 at 06:08 pm We saw a preview of 27 Dresses thanks to 20th Century Fox and Metro Magazine – since 1968 Australia’s oldest, continuously published film and media magazine. I’ve managed to somehow overwrite the original review – how frustrating. I like a good romantic comedy. Most of my… Continue reading 27 Dresses short review