22 October 2008

IFN Video Podcast #10 - Steven Kastrissios (Director) of The Horseman

Jon Lucas interviews Steven Kastrissios (Writer/Director) of The Horseman (AUS) a new feature film which recently premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival and includes the trailer for The Horseman.

The Horseman is a revenge film that showcases an incredible new talented Australian director who wrote, directed, edited and produced this film that will make a mark on the international film festival circuit.

Steven is a featured presenter at this week's SPAA Fringe conference to be held in Sydney.

Check out Kastle Films for behind the scene footage from The Horseman.


08 October 2008

IFN Video Podcast #09 - Richard Wolstencroft (Festival Director) of MUFF

Interview with Richard Wolstencroft (Festival Director) of the Melbourne Underground Film Festival and (Writer/Director) of The Beautiful and Damned (AUS) feature film screening at MUFF as a work in progress.

Richard discuss the next edition of MUFF9, his new film and the state of the Australian film industry.  He gives us the low down on the new label from Accent Films - 'Accent Underground' featuring many films from previous MUFF years.


30 September 2008

IFN #086 - Rusty Nails (Director) of Dead On: The Life & Cinema of George A. Romero

Interview with Rusty Nails (Writer/Director) of Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero (USA) feature documentary that screened as a work in progress at the Melbourne International Film Festival as part of the George A. Romero retrospective at the festival.

More Information on Rusty Nails @  MySpace and Dead On: The Life & Cinema Of George A. Romero @  MySpace


24 August 2008

IFN #85 - Benjamin Gilmour (Writer/Director) of Son Of A Lion (AUS)

On this week's show, Mike Anthony Smith chats to Benjamin Gilmour (Writer/Director) of Son Of A Lion (Australia) feature film currently on theatrical release in Australia and premiere early this year at the Berlin Film Festival (2008).  

Benjamin works as a paramedic in Sydney and has written book, "Warrior Poet" about the experience of making his film in an independent film in Northern Pakistan. 


13 August 2008

IFN Video Podcast #08 - Morgan Spurlock (Director)

This edition, I interview Morgan Spurlock (Director) about his new film, Where In the World Is Osma Bin Laden? 

We discuss his career pre and post Super Size Me (2004) that helped spawn the successful television program, 30 Days.

Check out the official site for Where In The World is Osma Bin Laden?


22 July 2008

IFN Video Podcast #07 - Michelle Carey (Senior Programmer) of MIFF

This edition, Mike Smith interviews Michelle Carey (Senior Programmer) @ MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival) about this year's event.   

The Festival commences on the 25th July to 10th August 2008 in Melbourne, Australia.

Watch the show below or subscribe in iTunes


12 July 2008

The Un-Australian makes it into MIFF

The Un-Australian (short film by Jon Lucas) has been invited into the Melbourne International Film Festival for a screening before a new Australian film, The Horseman @ 9.15 p.m. on 3rd August 2008.

Check out Jon's blog to hear about his experiences at Melbourne International Film Festival


18 May 2008

The Un-Australian makes a splash at Cannes

Jon Lucas, co-host of Indie Film Nation and Melbourne filmmaker and all round great bloke has received some great buzz about his latest short film, "The Un-Australian" - check out the Sunday Herald Sun coverage!