FRIENDS, FOES & FIREWORKS – interview with Ivan Malekin and Sarah Jayne

by GREG KING   Friends, Foes & Fireworks is a drama set around a New Year’s Eve party. It was shot entirely in one night and was largely improvised. Writers and directors Ivan Malekin and Sarah Jayne dropped by the studios to chat about the film and some of the challenges in shooting it. The film is having its premiere at the Classic Cinema in Elsternwick on Wednesday March 21 at 7pm. Continue reading

MADE IN MELBOURNE FILM FESTIVAL – interview with Ivan Malekin and Sarah Jayne

by GREG KING The Made In Melbourne Film Festival celebrates its eighth year with its biggest program yet. The festival continues to grow and offer filmmakers fantastic prizes and accolades. This year the festival received a record breaking 200 submissions. The screenings will be spread over five different venues and six nights. For the first time, the festival opens with a feature film, The Legend Of Ben Hall. Four other features screen alongside the usual collection of short films. This year there is a web series component. The festival opens at ACMI on December 6. Continue reading