Writing Aussie horror : an interview with Shayne Armstrong and Shane Krause
Ryan, Mark David (2008) Writing Aussie horror : an interview with Shayne Armstrong and Shane Krause. Metro Magazine.
Shane Krause and Shayne Armstrong are the screenwriting partnership behind the chiller Acolytes (Jon Hewitt, 2008) about consequences three teenagers' face after discovering a body and attempting to blackmail a serial-killer into killing a rapist – shortlisted for the 2007 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and nominated for the prestigious 2008 AWGIE (Australian Writers' Guild) Award for best Original Feature Film. With Australian horror films experiencing a major renaissance in recent years, I caught up with Shane and Shayne to get an inside look at writing horror flicks in Australia: how they work together as a screenwriting partnership (penning numerous dark genre scripts in development or circulation among producers); why attitudes towards the genre are changing; what they see as barriers to a sustained local horror industry; and other issues.
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|Keywords:||Australian horror films, screenwriting, Australian film, Mark Ryan|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Disciplines > Film & Television
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Metro Magazine|
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|Deposited On:||17 Feb 2009 05:53|
|Last Modified:||06 Nov 2013 06:16|
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