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It’s great to reiterate the importance of Jessie Lendennie‘s work and the Salmon Phenomenon:  Read the full article in THE IRISH EXAMINER.

 

#JessieLendennie  #SalmonPoetry  #PoetryBooks  #IrishBooks  #IrishBookshop  #EnnistymonCoClare

 

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Wow! Hats off to this Perth filmmaker Jordan Prince-Wright .     21 years old with an amazing list of film achievements since 13 – and he’s just debuted his first feature!

The more I read about him, the more I want to see anything he’s made.   I’m not into cowboy movies, but would LOVE to see this although I suspect it will be a while…

Filmmaker Jordon Prince-Wright on location at Albion on Swan, Swan Valley.

He’s going to be picked up by the big international distributors after winning many awards, first!

A set shot from The Decadent and Depraved.

Love that he kept it all at home showcasing Western Australia, supported by it’s wonderful country communities.

QUOTE: “As for the actors, a stellar cast of Perth-based professionals put up their hands then spent their weekends over five months of last year driving, for up to 15 hours in some cases, to remote outback locations to film in meteorite craters, caves and on cliff tops.

Michael Muntz (A Country Practice) and Ben Mortley (Cloudstreet, MacLeod’s Daughters, Lantana) scored lead roles. Clarence Ryan (Lockie Leonard) and star of Perth theatre, Steve Turner (Caucasian Chalk Circle, John Curtin) jumped on board in supporting roles.”  :UNQUOTE  

#PerthNow  #JordanPrince-Wright  #Director  #FirstFeature  #Producer  #LocalCommunities  #AmazingDebut  #WAFilmaker  #LocalFilmTalent  #

We have so many talented West Australian writers – buy a book by a local for Christmas!

#WAWriters  #SCWBIWestAust  #MegMcKinlay  #MarkGreenwood  #WendyBinks  #GabrielEvans  #MarkGreenwood   #NormJorgensen  #DianneWolfer  (…to name a few!)

 

 

Another excellent posting… thanks.

The Immortal Jukebox

The War is over.

The Good War.

The Korean War.

That’s enough for any generation to cope with.

Time to settle down.

Go to College or back to the job that’s been waiting for you.

Get Married.

Have a bunch of kids.

Paint the fence.

Mow the lawn.

Wash and polish the car.

Watch Television.

Breathe easy and when the dreams come open the window and stare at the Moon.

It’s good to be alive when so many lie dead in foreign ground.

What more could you want?

Well it seems Junior wants something more.

Something more.

Now, he can’t really put a name to it.

Except it ain’t hearing stories about how grateful he should be.

Grateful he doesn’t have to fight in a war.

Grateful he lives in a land of the free.

Grateful for these fine, fine, times.

He wants a new story to tell.

He doesn’t…

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Crystalline beauty … Grahame with Humphrey Bogart in the 1950 film In a Lonely Place.

Gloria Grahame tenderly remembered by Peter Turner:  READ THE GUARDIAN STORY

 

#GloriaGrahame  #PeterTurner  #DavidPuttnam  #FimStarsDon’tDie  #HollywoodStory  #DownsideOfFame

Congratulations. Seph McKenna and Screenwest.

Cinema Australia

Seph McKenna

Screenwest announces Seph McKenna as new Chief Executive Officer Screenwest Chair Janelle Marr has announced the appointment of Seph McKenna as the new Chief Executive Officer of Screenwest.

“I am delighted to announce that Seph McKenna has accepted our offer of appointment for a five-year term,” Mrs Marr said.

Mr McKenna, the current Head of Australian Production at Roadshow Films, has been appointed after an extensive recruitment process, involving a local, national and international search – the first non-government CEO appointment under Screenwest’s new corporate structure.

“Seph represents the next generation of screen sector leadership in Australia and will bring a wealth of film investment and production experience,” Mrs Marr said.

At Roadshow Films he is in charge of over 100 million dollars’ worth of production and local feature film projects and prior to this held positions at Village Roadshow and Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies in…

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READ THE FULL ARTICLE:  https://www.writing.ie/tell-your-own-story/so-you-want-to-be-a-poet-after-the-fall-by-brian-kirk/

Purchase the book directly from:  Salmon Poetry  ~ Brian Kirk

#SalmonPoetry  #BrianKirk  #AfterTheFall  #NewPoetry  #Poetry

 

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