On Assignment for Australian Geographic
My prefered workflow is a calm, intent based, highly detail orientated process. Often times...
The film, commissioned by NITV, was produced by Wankangurru / Adnyamathanha woman Lavene McKenzie and was filmed over forty-one consecutive days while the editing took over five weeks.
Ambitious in nature the fifteen minute short film traverses Lavene growing up on Umeewarra Mission, entering the workforce and ultimately finding her path through impositional elements all the while retaining her community ties, identity and strong culture.
I found this project the ultimate challenge. Creating a short film with a crew of one, to a standard I cannot falter from, and yet in the end we got across the line.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this gallery does contain images and voices of people who have died.