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by jraffan
posted 27/07/2014

‘Kindred’ – the first sci-fi film to star Indigenous Australians – Arts Monday 28 July 2014

Kindred (still)

Kindred (still)

ArtiFacts Eastside.

Join me, Jane Raffan, for interviews with Josh Bryer on his sci-fi short film Kindred – the first sci-fi film to star Indigenous Australians.

The teaser: a cynical young Indigenous Australian and his family are abducted by aliens. Leading them on a breathtaking escape he discovers the aliens’ origins, shattering his worldview forever.

The tech: Kindred has incredibly sophisticate visual effects, and a pace that leaves the viewer crying out for more.

Josh Bryer is the film’s writer, producer and post supervising director.  We’ll be chatting about the film’s background and the film-making process, which has been a three year journey. Kindred is his debut film, made in his spare time while holding down a day job in advertising, where he’s an Associate Creative Director of M&C Saatchi, Sydney. Josh’s advertising career has spanned 17 years, garnering him over 50 awards, including 2 Cannes Lions (most recently in 2013), and numerous LIAs, D&ADs, One Shows, and others. He hopes to see Kindred become a feature-length film. It’s about to hit the festival circuit, so no spoilers – tune in for more!

And the music? Well of course! Soundtracks from favourite sci-fi films, including a taste from Kindred’s soundtrack by the Sydney outfit, Smith & Western

More on the film:

website: http://www.kindredthefilm.com/

fb: https://www.facebook.com/KindredTheFilm

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3211114/?ref_=ttmd_md_nm

Interview podcasts: http://eastsidefm.org/the-secret-of-close-encounters-lie-buried-down-under-kindred-the-first-sci-fi-film-starring-indigenous-australians/

Kindred (still)

Kindred (still)