By Jen Brewster. Prior to a new budget announcement in May 2018, major Hollywood stars such as Cate Blanchett, Chris Hemsworth, and Rose Byrne have read more …Continue reading Make It Australian
By B. Norman. New online art gallery, WhiteApple, is hosting an exhibition to support emerging artists. Plenty of aspiring artists dream of a making a read more …Continue reading Life Is A Blank Canvas
Warning: This article contains images that some readers may find disturbing By Libby Gandhi Director Patrick Fileti has built his name on powerful, socially conscious read more …Continue reading Interview: Patrick Fileti X Undercurrent
By Marcus Honesta. There must be something in the water at the Western Cape Cricket Club. Quite clearly certain senior members of the Australian cricket read more …Continue reading Howzat For A Complete Balls Up!
By Marcus Honesta “’Disgraceful” CUB ad banned for discrimination against poor bluey” the headline screamed. I’m not kidding. The dolts at the Advertising Standards Board read more …Continue reading The Advertising Standards Board Strikes Again!
By Dorothy Thompson You may not be immediately familiar with Job, the Biblical character whose faith was deliberately tested by God with misfortunes. First, marauders read more …Continue reading Facebook Faces Another PR Disaster
By Marcus Honesta Just when you thought that radio couldn’t get any worse, KIIS FM, determined to plumb the depths of poor taste even further, read more …Continue reading Kyle and Jackie O Hit Rock Bottom!
By Libby Gandhi Vivid, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, announced its 2018 lineup this morning. Celebrating its 10th anniversary from 25th read more …Continue reading Vivid Festival Announces its 2018 Line-Up
By Dorothy Thompson Mohandas Gandhi uttered these unforgettable words in a speech he delivered in 1931. The sensibility he spoke of then is just as read more …Continue reading “A Nation’s Greatness Is Measured By How It Treats Its Weakest Members”
By Marcus Honesta It’s unusual when the sharks start attacking each other. Generally speaking, they never break ranks. However, in a recent visit to Australia, read more …Continue reading Group M’s Boss Calls Out Media Fraud
By Libby Gandhi. The 21st Biennale of Sydney opens to the public today. Encompassing art discussion panels, dedicated exhibitions, and a major event on Cockatoo read more …Continue reading The 21st Biennale of Sydney Has Arrived
By Dorothy Thompson. Every day, it seems, someone else falls foul of the “Thought Police” and “New Age Censors”. Their quarry is accused of either read more …Continue reading MUM, DAD, HUSBAND, WIFE, MANKIND, DARL, LOVE, SWEETIE: ALL MUST GO!
By Jen Brewster. Spike Jonze, Oscar-winning director, is not adverse to making wonderfully imaginative ads featuring dance as a focal point. He did it for read more …Continue reading Is this the greatest Apple commercial ever made?
Interview by Libby Gandhi. In the second part of CTL’s interview with director Jasmin Tarasin, we discuss her role as head of Free The Bid read more …Continue reading INTERVIEW Part 2: Director Jasmin Tarasin
By Marcus Honesta. Having demonstrated that they can’t make enough money out of their core business to survive; (because of their flawed business model) Advertising read more …Continue reading IS WPP ENGINEERING THE END OF THE INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION COMPANY?
By Libby Gandhi. This time last week, few had heard of the term ‘Inclusion Rider’. All that changed when Frances McDormand took to the stage read more …Continue reading What is an Inclusion Rider?
Interview by Libby Gandhi. One of Australia’s most talented and accomplished directors, Jasmin Tarasin adds a raw, stripped back cinematic beauty to all her projects. read more …Continue reading INTERVIEW: Director Jasmin Tarasin
By Dorothy Thompson. Aunty (your ABC), has revealed that it pulled the wool over the ever-alert media yet again. B&T Magazine frothing at the mouth read more …Continue reading WHERE DID TRUTH & INVESTIVATIVE REPORTING GO?
By Marcus Honesta. “The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.” Robert Frost. We as a society are not very good at honouring either our read more …Continue reading WE SHOULD BE HONOURING OUR VISIONARIES.
By Marcus Honesta. Almost a year to the day, P&G’s CBO (Chief Brand Officer) Marc Pritchard is on the warpath again demanding: ‘fewer project managers’ read more …Continue reading P&G’S MARC PRITCHARD IS ON THE WARPATH AGAIN
By Dorothy Thompson. I read today with sadness, a beautifully written story by a young woman journalist Karlie Rutherford, it was published in The Daily read more …Continue reading #METOO: WHAT IS THE REAL COST?
By Clare Winterbourn, Born Bred Talent. In what five years ago, you would have thought impossible, a recent post by “high profiled” social influencer “Kylie read more …Continue reading SNAP, CRACKLE & CRASH: The inexplicable power of Influencers!
By Steve May, Copywriter and Director at ROCKATANSKY. Without doubt, the biggest weight on any new freelancer’s shoulders is what to charge. Is it read more …Continue reading PRICING FOR FREELANCE NEWBIES: It’s not about what you charge
By Marcus Honesta. From bodies in barrels, to kidnappings in the Outback and sex in the suburbs, South Australia’s capital is also known as the read more …Continue reading ADS WE WISH WERE NEVER MADE: What was he thinking????
By Libby Gandhi. Black Panther could have buckled under the weight of expectation. 24 years in the making, dripping with racial and historical poignancy, it read more …Continue reading Film Review: Black Panther
By Dorothy Thompson. Now the dust has settled on the “Christmas” Whops…. Summer? School? I’m not even sure what we are supposed to call them read more …Continue reading POLITICALLY CORRECT SANTA
By Marcus Honesta. I’m oft to wonder why stories get started; but more importantly what was the motivating force behind them. At a particular time, read more …Continue reading THIS IS THE REAL CRISIS IN TV COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION BUSINESS.
By Libby Gandhi. #MeToo is a watershed cultural moment. Going from strength to strength over recent months the campaign has effected awards ceremonies, international politics, read more …Continue reading The Origins and Omissions of #MeToo