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You have always had individual directors who begin in the advertising or commercial world, but they are probably exceptions rather than the traditional pattern.
We’re under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts. The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial Development have great difficulty…
We probably do not have a large enough industry here to ably support the independent filmmaker to move in and out. Much of the industry…
We discovered that there was a great deal of keen interest in America for the kinds of products that we thought could be produced here.…
We are not yet at the point where our size, our being the drama industry, is sufficient to support full time professional crews, and that…
We are here predominantly to support independent filmmakers and their needs. We are also here to assist people actually in their production, non-commercial people in…
They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings where the non-commercial material will have air time. There’s no possibility of that here…
The tensions are always based on financial resources. Something like film is very problematic because it is viewed as an art form and also as…
The State Film Authority will be there for film as industry only, as is the case in all the other states, except Victoria. Victoria is…
The more commercial work that is happening, the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights, the greater the opportunity for drama…
Most independent filmmakers in Britain and North America work for commercial crews and then have their own projects when they’ve got enough money saved up…
It will never be Hollywood, the same way people think it should be. I think it will grow and it will be healthy and it…
I think the long-term effect of video on cinema is good in that what we are now getting up there on the screen is of…
Video just accesses international information so much more readily.
We are the only state that does not have a State Film Corporation there to support the commercial industry.
The worst thing that you can do in terms of bringing a product up to the market is to be two days after someone else…
I see any production of any nature being good for the development of the whole industry.
The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film.
Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world.
Any new producer starting up is to get investors’ confidence. Investors are still very very wary of anything to do with the arts world.
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