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Australian Filmmaker Adrian Powers

Filmmaking Confidential

Adrian is an Australian film director, screenwriter and editor.  His film BROLGA is a short film which has just completed a successful international festival run, and has been released for streaming online. The response to the film across the world has been wonderful, and the story of the project's journey to the screen is both unique and full of interesting lessons for those interested in indie filmmaking.Adrian's work has screened in cinemas across the globe, including the 69th Venice Film Festival, where his film ‘Scruples’ screened as part of a competition spearheaded by Sir Ridley Scott, Michael Fassbender and YouTube, and where Scott commented that Adrian and his fellow finalists were "all clearly talents for the industry to watch". In 2013, Adrian completed work as co-director, co-writer and editor on the WWI feature 'Forbidden Ground', which was released worldwide (including distribution in the U.S. via Lionsgate).He has edited thirteen feature films, including 'Skin Deep' (officially selected for the 2014 Austin Film Festival), ‘Rip Tide’ (officially selected for the 2017 Sydney Film Festival) and ‘Romance on the Menu’ (released by Netflix in 2020), as well as the acclaimed TV series ‘Starting From…Now’ and ‘A Chance Affair’. In 2020, Adrian co-wrote four episodes of the upcoming Netflix series, ‘Dive Club’.As both an editor and director, Adrian has also worked on hundreds of commercials, music videos, corporate videos and documentaries. He has produced content for some of the biggest brands in the world, including Apple, QANTAS, TED, Universal Music, Salesforce, Woolworths, The Guardian, ING, Westfield, Lonely Planet, Volvo, Telstra and Google. His latest short film, ‘Brolga’, which he wrote, directed and edited, has been successful at festivals both at home and internationally, and has garnered multiple ‘Best Film’ and ‘Best Director’ awards.


2 Mar 2021

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Banned from entering Nepal, Australian filmmaker keen to return - दुई वर्षे प्रतिबन्ध पछि नेपाल फर्कन आतुर अस्ट्रेलियाली

SBS Nepali - एसबीएस नेपाली पोडकाष्ट

Australian filmmaker Kalani Gacon says he’s very eager to travel back to Nepal despite the country banning him for two years for allegedly participating in an anti-government protest, a claim he denies. - नेपालमा सरकार विरुद्धको प्रदर्शनमा सहभागी भएको भन्दै दुई बर्से प्रतिबन्ध सहित अस्ट्रेलिया फकाईएका चलचित्रकर्मी कलानी गोकानले आफु नेपाल फर्कनका लागि आतुर रहेको बताएका छन् ।


17 Feb 2021

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Episode 15: Hanging out with Australian Filmmaker Adrian Powers

Post Apocalyptic Media

In this week’s episode of the podcast, we’re joined by Australian filmmaker Adrian Powers, the director and screenwriter for the short film Brolga. We talk about the film’s special history, its meaning, and its award-winning reception on the festival circuit. We then turn the talk toward our favorite topics on the website this week, including the Cloverfield sequel, the current state of Fallout 76, and what’s coming up in the genre for February. We want to thank Adrian for joining us on the show and we look forward to doing this again! You can find the YouTube playlist of the video version of the podcast here and the audio version embedded below or here. We also have links to both versions on the top menu bar of the main website. Also be sure to check us out on social media: Facebook: @PostApocalypticTrendingNews Twitter: @postapocalypt Instagram: @postapocalypticmedia Intro by VerticalSprite. Audio and video post production by Valerie Anne at Morning Owl Media.

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5 Feb 2021

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Interview with Special Guest: Australian Filmmaker, Joel Black

Waqas Qazi

How does the film industry differ in Australia? Let's find out!


26 Feb 2020

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Intuition - With Australian Filmmaker & Author Bill Bennett

Relationships At Work Podcasts

Bill Bennett heard a voice which saved his life. Determined to find out what that voice was, and where it came from, he went on a global search, speaking to some of the world’s leading experts on intuition, spanning science, religion and spirituality. The result was a highly acclaimed film, and now a book which expands on the film – and details how you can access and trust your intuition to help you make better decisions, and lead a more enriching life.Listen in as the Mindset Doc Debra Dupree engages the Australian Filmmaker as he expands upon his journey and how it has changed his life!


6 Feb 2019

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Cambodian court jails Australian filmmaker


A Cambodian court has sentenced an Australian filmmaker, James Ricketson, to six years in prison for espionage. The documentary maker was arrested in June last year when he was flying a camera drone over an opposition rally. He has visited Cambodia fre...


30 Aug 2018

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Ollie Ritchie - Australian Filmmaker and Instagram Photographer

Kraig Adams

I met Ollie during his previous trip to NYC and was blow away at his success at such an early age. His travel films from that trip were huge on YouTube and gave him more confidence to share his travels.


7 Dec 2017

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Australian filmmaker, author and blogger Bill Bennett (Part Two)

My Camino - the podcast

Part Two of my interview with Bill Bennett. Bill wrote the hugely popular and successful book 'The Way, My Way' and is currently working on his new film about intuition. In this podcast Bill talks about our 'Personal Guidance System' - walking the Camino with intuition. You're going to love it.


21 Feb 2017

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Australian filmmaker, author and blogger Bill Bennett (Part One)

My Camino - the podcast

Bill Bennett is an award-winning Australian filmmaker who, after walking his first Camino, wrote the hugely popular book, 'The Way, My Way'. His insights into the spirit of the Camino make for intriguing listening. He shares his experiences, his fears and his triumphs during his Camino and beyond. You'll love Part One of my interview with Bill Bennett - Part Two will follow next week.


14 Feb 2017