20 questions about film with Liz Watson of E&W

One half of the creative duo behind popular Australian homewares label Everingham & Watson, Liz Watson Just Wants To Have Fun… and hang out with The Goonies. Here’s the thing about Liz Watson. Not only is she insanely creative, intelligent and blessed with a super-stylist’s knack for finding the beauty in absolutely anything (even something as mundane…

20 questions about film with Zoi Safiya Vafias

This week we chose Zoi Safiya Vafias of Studio Agency for a profile in The Brisbanians, a fun side project on the blog where Kristina takes her gorgeous photos and I get to quiz interesting people around town about their secret movie viewing behaviour. Zoi launched her own fashion wholesaling business back in 2007 when she was just…

20 questions about film with Dimitrios Piliouras

You know when you meet really interesting people and just want to tell everyone about them? That’s what this project is. With a bit of film trivia of course! Meet our latest Brisbanian, coffee barista and roaster Dimitrios Piliouras. After decades of experience in the cafe industry (everything from barista to coffee industry trainer to…

Screen Queensland announces end of BIFF as we know it

Screen Queensland has announced it is stepping back from running the Brisbane International Film Festival. Despite rumours running rife for weeks that the Brisbane International Film Festival had been cancelled – for good – Screen Queensland has come out with the announcement the state’s screen agency is committing funding to economic development board Brisbane Marketing to stage a re-imagined…

Nicole Kidman’s 1960s royal fashion in GRACE OF MONACO

Costume designer Gigi Lepage worked for a year and a half painstakingly reconstructing the glamour of 1960s fashion, with a nod to Dior and Hermes. When Alfred Hitchcock allowed legendary costume designer Edith Head to buy Hermès accessories for his film To Catch a Thief in Paris, 1954, it was a match made in fashion heaven. Hitchcock’s…