Film and Television

Artscape - The First Interview

In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th birthday. The meeting was recorde...

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Enough Rope - Michael Parkinson

Michael Parkinson has a reputation that is positively Bradmanesque, arguably the greatest the game has ever seen, he plays with style, grace and an unfailing sense of decency. His surname is his passp...

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Enough Rope - Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn, convinced she'd be laughed out of town if she followed her dreams, remained a secretary for 10 years before plucking up the courage to enroll in acting school. Three decades later, wit...

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Enough Rope - Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly has a simple life philosophy - never trust a man who left alone in a room with a tea cosy doesn’t try it on. Image: ...

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Working With Jane

Working With Jane is an entertaining portrait of Jane Campion and her special qualities as a film director. It is also a poignant recording of the truly unique process that created her latest film Bri...

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Message Stick - Back to Waiben

Message Stick's intrepid I.T guru, Majhid Heath visits the beautiful Thursday Island for the 12th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival and the Torres Strait Island Media Associations 25th Anniver...

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Message Stick - In the Frame: Wayne Blair

An intimate portrait of Aboriginal actor, writer and director Wayne Blair following his childhood dreams of sports stardom in Rockhampton to his unplanned rise and success in the Australian arts scene...

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Machete Maidens Unleashed

Karate-kickin' midgets! Paper-mache monsters! Busty babes with blades! Filipino genre films of the '70s and '80s had it all. Boasting cheap labour, exotic scenery and non-existent health and safety re...

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Artzone

Produced specifically for upper secondary schools by the ABC's Education Television unit, Artzone features a profile of 9 Australian artists and their work. Episodes focus on the arts of music, visual...

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Jennifer Byrne Presents Books to Films

Looking at the tricky business of transforming our beloved books into cinema. Some books went through the film industry mincer and came out mere shadows of their former glory, and some great films ha...

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