Hunter’s latest twist
NEW York Film Academy director Simon Hunter and AFI award-winner Nino Martinetti, who joins the Academy as a teacher, will star at the next Gold Coast Indie Film and TV Network event. Hunter, born in Sydney and raised in the US, has penned produced and directed more than 40 documentaries for SBS TV. His first dramatic screenplay, Twisted Tales: Bonus Mileage – produced by Bryan Brown for Channel 9 and starring Geoffrey Rush – was repackaged in the US as a feature-length telemovie. Martinetti’s CV includes acclaimed TV miniseries Women Of The Sun and Wills And Burke.
The Gold Coast Indie Film and TV Network plays The Basement, at The Arts Centre Gold Coast, on Wednesday.