Jean-Claude Carrière – Collaboration & Improvisation in Screenwriting

Luis Buñuel & Jean-Claude Carrière –  Photo Credit: 

Bunuel & Carriere (2)

Luis Buñuel & Jean-Claude Carrière – Carrière, 250 metros (2011)


Vladimir Propp’s Morphology

Watch this short video on Morphology applied to film…

  • In Morphology of the Folktale (1928;1958), Propp analysed Russian folktales bardoff-balsamoto discover their common properties.
  • His ‘Seven Character Types’ & ‘Four Sphere Actions’ are found throughout literature & media storytelling.
  • Propp’s research methodology is widely applicable across Humanities disciplines.

Putuparri and the Rainmakers

Rainmakers film

New Australian documentary Putuparri and the Rainmakers tackles the delicate and often painful process of cultural maintenance in a traditional Aboriginal community.  Set in the Great Sandy Desert region near Fitzroy Crossing in north western Australia, it follows Tom Putuparri Lawford.

Jason Di Rosso spoke with director Nicole Ma.

Click on link below to Radio Interview:

Putuparri and the Rainmakers explores the challenge of maintaining Indigenous culture

ABC RADIO NATIONAL, Australia. Friday 2 October 2015