14 February 2018. Updated 15 June 2018.
The live folk show ‘Exile: Songs & Tales of Irish Australia’ is part of the Port Fairy Folk Festival on Friday 9 March 2018.
Port Fairy is home to the largest concentration, per capita, of Irish migrants in Australia and in many ways, ‘Exile’ coming to PFFF2018 is a kind of homecoming.
The show features specially produced documentary visuals by Wind & Sky Productions.Read More
This annual festival endeavours to promote the many talented women who work within all areas of film production, and to encourage and inspire women with creative aspirations to pursue their passions with confidence.
‘Out of the Closets, Into the Streets’ was written and produced by two women and one man: Kathie Mayer, Lucinda Horrocks and Jary Nemo. It was directed by Jary Nemo and features archival footage edited and shot by Barbara Creed.
Wind & Sky Productions has a proud track record of gender equality in production and it is brilliant that our talented creative women are being recognised in this festival.Read More
01 February 2018
‘Out of the Closets, Into the Streets’ has been selected to screen in Philadelphia in the US as part of the Society for Photographic Education Media Festival 2018.
The Media Festival accompanies the Society’s Annual Conference, this year titled ‘Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community Nationhood.’
The Society for Photographic Education (SPE) has featured a film and video festival of innovative and provocative short documentaries, animation and fiction as part of the Annual Conference since 1995.
We couldn’t be more pleased that ‘Out’ was selected. This will be our first US screening.Read More
Ballarat, Victoria, 12 December 2017.
Author: Wind & Sky Productions
New film and digital exhibition celebrates Victoria’s Chinese goldrush history
An ambitious online project called Many Roads brings together the collections of eighteen Victorian cultural organisations, both metropolitan and regional, to tell the story of the Chinese on the goldfields of Victoria.
In the 1850s thousands of Chinese journeyed to the fabled goldfields of central, northern , northeastern and western Victoria. ‘The gold was what drew them here,’ says Anita Jack, General Manager of the Golden Dragon Museum and great grand daughter of a goldrush-era Chinese migrant. ‘Here in Bendigo at the peak of the gold rush a quarter were Chinese. The other three quarters were people from America, Europe, New Zealand, all across the world. It was a very multicultural time.’Read More