Between 1912–1930 Sydney police photographed around 2,500 actual and suspected criminals. In the late 1980s the Historic Houses Trust rescued four tonnes of forensic crime negatives from a flooded warehouse in Lidcombe and relocated them to Sydney’s Justice & Police Museum. They remained unsorted and undocumented until Peter Doyle began a three year journey to uncover the stories behind them for his book, ‘City of Shadows: Sydney Police Photographs 1912-1948’.
An insider's guide to the Northern Beaches: Having recently worked across the Northern Beaches-shot fashion story One Summer from Vogue Australia’s February 2016 issue, Sydney producer Shayne Allen gives us his guide to the area.
Downstairs studio / study with two Arne Jacobsen chairs, originally from Oxford University.’ ‘The university were throwing 200 of them out’ explains Tim. ‘A canny dealer spotted them and bought them for a pound each. Four of them made their way here, and they were a generous gift from my old radio station Nova when I left. Also pictured, my Ericson red phone, and what is that my ARIA award!! How did that get in shot?’ Photo – Eve Wilson, production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.
Screening in 2013 Sydney Film Festival :: Saudi Arabian Film 'Wadjda' Is A Phenomenal Debut From An Exciting New Talent | The Playlist. I found it to be joyful and life affirming, an extraordinarily accomplished filmed, shot by Saudi's first female filmmaker who had to shoot outdoor scenes in a van, unable to be in public in many areas.