Hounds of Love is screening at this year’s NZ Film Festival, book your tickets here. Crimson Celluloid: Prior to making Hounds of Love you’d mainly done short movies and TV work. What knowledge and experience did you bring from these jobs to your first feature film? Ben Young: The principals
Crimson Celluloid: As I mentioned to Leoni Leaver when I interviewed her, There’s Something in the Pilliga, was a delightful discovery. I didn’t know much about it but was pleasantly surprised at how effective it was. How long was the process between writing the film and delivering the final product?
I must admit I wasn’t expecting much. But being an avid supporter of Aussie genre films, I felt it was my duty to give the DVD There’s Something in the Pilliga a chance. Thankfully any preconceived notions I had about ANOTHER “found footage” film weren’t realized and I was most pleasantly
Lee Gambin is a Melbourne-based writer and film journalist, whose words have appeared regularly within the pages of the long-running horror film magazine Fangoria (for whom he has interviewed a wide range of genre personalities). Gambin has alsowritten liner notes for such prestige blu-ray releases as Squirm (Arrow Films), presents film
A brief glance at Rosie day’s credits will reveal The Seasoning House nestled comfortably between much TV work. It was a bold move to take the lead role of Angel in such a blisteringly effective movie, especially considering Rosie was a mere 17 at the time of filming. Much like Australia’s
Crimson Celluloid: For the uninitiated what can you tell us about The Pit? Matthew Gunnoe: The Pit is about three vacationing hot chicks that become lost in the Florida swamplands. In doing so, they become captured by a family of insane meth-runners and a government agency that wishes to conduct