Film and TV

Halls Creek: Horror movie to boost tourism

Halls Creek’s tourism manager says the 2005 horror movie Wolf Creek is attracting visitors to Wolfe Creek Crater.

Wolfe Creek Crater

Wolfe Creek Crater

He hopes Wolf Creek 2, out soon, will create another visitor surge.

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Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 Halls Creek Comments Off

TV institute to record Aboriginal languages

A Fremantle-based institute is continuing to record stories by fluent speakers of traditional Aboriginal languages.

This year the Film and Television Institute will record stories in Miriwoong and other languages.

The project has been running every years since 2008, in a bid to preserve knowledge of these languages.

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Sunday, February 16th, 2014 Aboriginal Comments Off

People: Paul Thomson

Sun Picture Gardens operator Paul Thomson is about to start showing movies at Rottnest Island, near Perth.

Mr Thomson is the Rottnest cinema and golf complex’s new manager.

He intends to commute between Broome and Rottnest.

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Saturday, January 4th, 2014 Broome, Business and finance Comments Off

Season’s greetings to all our readers

Merry Christmas to all of our readers, and if you are driving, please drive safely.

For those of you who are not spending Christmas in the Kimberley, here is Peter Strain’s video of Turtle Reef near Koolan Island.

 

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Wednesday, December 25th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Australian slams ABC over wild horses

The Australian newspaper appears to take a dim view of the ABC’s coverage of animal welfare issues.

Photo: Libby Lovegrove

Photo: Libby Lovegrove

An editorial takes issue with the amount of air time given to those who opposed the Lake Gregory horse cull last week.

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Sunday, November 10th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Broome: New TV series shot

A scene from a new TV series has been shot in Broome.

Based on Tim Winton’s novel The Turning, it stars Rose Byrne.

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Saturday, September 28th, 2013 Broome Comments Off

Kalumburu: Croc man returns to island

The man who was trapped on an island by a giant crocodile for three weeks is returning.

Courtesy DEC

Courtesy DEC

He is being filmed for New Zealand television.

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Sunday, September 8th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Sunrise in Kununurra

The morning TV show Sunrise broadcast last week from Kununurra.

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Monday, August 5th, 2013 Kununurra Comments Off
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