Support local artists: Joshua Valageorgiou

Joshua Valageorgiou a 21-year-old multidisciplinary artist of Chilean and Greek descent, born in Australia, has been selected for his film Pillar, at the Bridges International Film Festival in Corinth and the Greek Australian Film Festival. We had the pleasure of interviewing him on his art practice and his experiences of being in the industry. We… Read More Support local artists: Joshua Valageorgiou

TROPFEST THEME OF 2018: VIBRANCY AND DIVERSITY

This year, Tropfest, are encouraging filmmakers to showcase Australia’s vibrancy and diversity. “Australia is one of the most multicultural countries on Earth, which makes for some unique perspectives.  We are calling for diverse stories from filmmakers of all backgrounds to showcase in the heart of Parramatta, Western Sydney – one of Australia’s most ethnically vibrant… Read More TROPFEST THEME OF 2018: VIBRANCY AND DIVERSITY

FENTY BEAUTY: Paving the way to a diverse and inclusive industry

Rihanna has launched her first beauty line, FENTY, this month and the hype hasn’t stopped. With her new line, the make-up industry has (finally) opened its’ door to a new era of inclusivity and diversity in beauty. She has released a incredible 40 shades of foundation in comparison to other well-known competitors such as Estee… Read More FENTY BEAUTY: Paving the way to a diverse and inclusive industry

Are The Producers Of The Bachelor/Bachelorette Colour Blind?

The Australian Bachelorette with Sophie Monk aired last night on channel 10 and surprise, surprise, majority of the male contestants were white but ONE. Does Australian television have a problem with representing diversity? Apparently yes, with the statistics of the show there have only been 2 contestants that have not bee white since the premier… Read More Are The Producers Of The Bachelor/Bachelorette Colour Blind?

Charlie And The White Chocolate Factory

According to Lydia Dahl, widow to the international author Roald Dahl announced at a BBC radio interview that the protagonist of the beloved Charlie and the chocolate factory was initially written to be a little black boy. Questions were asked why it was changed, she replied: “I don’t know. It’s a great pity” Donald Sturrock,… Read More Charlie And The White Chocolate Factory