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#116 - Catriona McKenzie

Monday, November 02, 2015 10:00 AM | Ansuya Nathan (Administrator)

Director Catriona McKenzie (SATELLITE BOY, REDFERN NOW) began by using LA as a base between international festivals. Now she looks to partner with creatives here in order to make work that reaches beyond the American market. We discuss her rev head tendencies and the script they have inspired, Los Angeles as a city of commerce and her interest in writing genre pics. She shares the Jimmy McGovern school of creating plot - f*cking up your characters and letting them go at it and her advice to Aussies making inroads here: don’t get distracted by the fizz. Let’s hope Ava DuVernay is listening…




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