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Maya Newell Interview

Annie and Ando

Annie and Ando host Maya Newell in the studio, whose new documentary In My Blood it Runs is in cinemas now. They talk about the story behind the filming in Alice Springs, taking the film […] http://joy.org.au/annieandando/wp-content/uploads/sites/461/2020/02/Maya-Interview.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:49 — 9.0MB) Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS The post Maya Newell Interview appeared first on Annie and Ando.


18 Feb 2020

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(7)3 Questions with Maya Newell

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The Lighthouse + 73 Questions with Greta Gerwig, Gayby Baby director Maya Newell is on the show to discuss her new film In My Blood It Runs. An Under the Skin TV show is rumoured, Billie Eilish is going to perform at the Oscars and, Tiffany Haddish will star in Paul Schrader's new film.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


3 Feb 2020

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Director Maya Newell talks about her film In My Blood it Runs

An Eclectic Life with Andrew Whiteside

In this interview, Andrew Whiteside speaks with Australian filmmaker Maya Newell about her documentary called In My blood It Runs.It tells the story of a young aborigine boy called Dujuan who lives in the Northern Territories of Australia. He’s a child healer, a hunter and speaks three languages - yet, he is failing in school and is under scrutiny from welfare agencies and the police.


29 Jul 2019

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114. Maya Newell: Wrestle, Gayby Baby & masculinity.

Words and Nerds: Authors, books and literature.

A funny book about growing up in a family with two mums inspired by Gus Skattebol-James' story in the award-winning documentary, Gayby Baby.I love wrestling. When I grow up, I want to be just like my wrestling heroes: big and tough, with really huge muscles. The only problem is, my mums don't like fighting...A funny story about identity, family and dressing up, inspired by the award-winning documentary, Gayby Baby.'Big hearted, bold and beautiful. For any parent who knows there is no "right way" to make a family, and for any kid who knows there is no "right way" to be yourself.' Ben Law, author of The Family LawMaya Newell grew up with two mums in a little cottage in the Inner West of Sydney. Every year, they would dress up and march in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras - in her family, the parade was better than Christmas! From a young age knew she wanted to be a storyteller. She picked up a camera and realised this was the tool she could use to show (not tell) beautiful and bold tales that could open up new worlds to the masses who were blind-hearted. Charlotte Mars is from the Blue Mountains and her childhood was spent creating imaginary worlds in the bush. It was not unexpected that those imaginary worlds would one day inspire her to write and make films of her own. Even now, Charlotte still dips into them, and can often be found getting lost in her head and talking to herself. Some days she feels like a woman, some days she doesn't, so Charlotte loves stories that speak to gender diverse identities and experiences. Maya and Charlotte spent 8 years making a film about the experiences of children in same-sex attracted families, Gayby Baby. To get the film and its messages out there in the world, Maya and Charlotte did all kinds of funny things - they once crashed a TV talk show, another time they staked-out a morning news show to try and get on air, and one time they made a live video from a rollercoaster! Even when fighting for important issues, they always try to have fun. They also took the film, and a group of Gaybies, to share stories and discuss policy with our nation's leaders at state and federal parliaments. One of the kids they followed around for 3 years making Gayby Baby, is their co-author, Gus Skattebol-James. These days, Gus isn't obsessed with wrestling, but he is a black belt in Aikido (a Japanese martial art) and is mad about skateboarding. Now that Gus is almost a grown up, he is finishing his HSC exams and next year he wants to travel the world. Tom Jellett has illustrated a number of books for children including Whale in the Bath by Kylie Westaway, The Gobbledygook is Eating a Book by Justine Clarke and Arthur Baysting, and My Dad Thinks He's Funny by Katrina Germein. Tom has also been included in the Editorial and Book category for Illustrators 53 and exhibited at the Society of Illustrators, New York in 2011 and 2013.


20 Jul 2019

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#135 - Maya Newell & Charlotte Mars on GAYBY BABY

Another Aussie in LA

It all began with a tropical jumpsuit! I On the eve of their USiTunes release, director Maya Newell and producer Charlotte Marstell the story of how they met and what inspired them to make theirpowerful and poignant documentary GAYBY BABY. And that was therealization that in the midst of the debate over marriage equalitythat the missing voice in the conversation was that of the childrenraised by same sex parents. We discuss the NSW schools screeningcontroversy and the subsequent media maelstrom surrounding theAustralian release. tThey share the amazing social impact campaignsin conjunction with Safe Schools program they are about to launch!We have a chuckle over the crowdfunding stunts they pulled whichallowed them to raise over $100K on Pozible - yeah, you read thatright! - popping into Pixar and the joy of celebrating the film atMardi Gras this year! 


1 May 2016

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Panel: Brining Up Daughters - Nigel Marsh, Maya Newell and Barbara Toner (Chair: Dannielle Miller) (AAW)

Ideas at the House

While daughters can be a learning experience for fathers, mothers with feminist convictions sometimes fall into the trap of seeing their daughter as the next stage in the march towards 'liberation' or 'equality'. In an age of analogue parents and digital daughters, what do girls need from their parents? Join our panel Nigel Marsh, Maya Newell and Barbara Toner (Chair: Dannielle Miller).


18 Apr 2013