‘Film makers’ Category

Local Film Makers

Posted by on January 1st, 2009

This is a rough list of local film makers working in or near the Flinders Ranges – as at 1/1/2009 – will be updated into a better list and reference in 2010.

John Mannion – local oral historian who has been collecting stories of the region from older residents. John recently started film making and has produced a couple of documentaries which have been screened locally through Flinders Flicks. One of these “last train to nowhere” depicts the demolition of the historic Terowie Railway line in 2008.

Malcolm McKinnon – Reckless Eye Media – has a home base at Pekina but mostly is working from a studio in Melbourne.
Malcolm has worked in the region on documentaries such as
Train stories – film to coincidewith the re-enactment of federation and train link up. Documentaries about the Aboriginal mission at Maree and the stories from the community there. Also a series of films for the Melrose Museum about Nukunu language and culture. recklesseye@bigpond.com

Monty Luke – no other info known at this time

Daniel Campers – film and digital media maker living in Quorn. Makes own digital films in which he writes, animates, acts parts and writes the music.

Jared Thomas – has been involved in making short documentaries for and about Aboriginal families, culture and heritage. Has worked with Malcolm on a couple of projects.

Dave Wade – based at Whyalla, makes short films with comic twist. Best known on the 48hr film making circuit where he has won some awards.

Quorn Area School – schoolteachers such as Jodie Lee have worked on media projects with students.

Film Makers who have worked in the area

Tall Storeez – worked with young people in Quorn to produce some fun films including “Legends of Quorn”.

Rachel Ward – Beautiful Kate – filming in Wilpena Pound

Other references: http://www.prairiehotel.com.au/filmlocations.htm

More info later… we’re working on this slowly :)
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