While the state of Victoria is in tough restrictions due to the pandemic, the State Government of Victoria has taken forms of entertainment online to show that you don’t need to physically be in-person together, to get informed.
Curating content from the Australian Centre of the Moving Image, Film Victoria, Museums Victoria, Zoos Victoria and other areas of Arts and Entertainment, the new fortnightly series Victoria On Film plans to reunite co-stars, producers and others who were involved in iconic projects which relied on the resources of Victoria.
Co-hosted by actor Shane Jacobson and ABC Radio National’s Beverley Wang, Victoria on Film reunites the stars and creators of Victorian films to share their memories of the making of.
Victoria on Film showcases the breadth of the state’s screen talent on both sides of the camera and spans its most iconic locations, from Flemington Racecourse to the Great Ocean Road and the Wimmera.
In the first episode launched Saturday September 26, Jacobson spoke to Mick Molloy and Judith Lucy – stars of Molloy’s 2002 film Crackerjack. In the 22 minute discussion, Molloy talks about how the film came about, working with John Clarke and Bill Hunter, the longetivity of the story, and Lucy expressing her love working on the project.
So dust off your DVD copy for a refresher, then follow up with the very informative Q&A.
Victoria On Film official site.