Category: Film

THE RETURN to a modern-day western

Posted by Jeremy - September 25, 2014 - Film
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In late September, Kewley spent a few days shooting THE RETURN, a western with modern sensibilities. Written and directed by American Tarun Hansen, the film was made as part of the Victorian College of the Arts Post-Graduate film program. The program is overseen by by my old BLUE HEELERS producer Gus Howard. Shot in the small […]

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Shooting EXPERIENCE THE KNOWING

Posted by Jeremy - September 21, 2014 - Film
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During September, Kewley has been shooting the indie feature film EXPERIENCE THE KNOWING. Written by Eris Bel, Michael Maz, Tony Bryant, Vince Serra, Vince Emil and Peter Stefanidis, shot by cinematographer Joel Mielle and directed by Italian Simone Albano. When Daley (Dean Kirkright), a young executive suffering from depression, witnesses the unveiling of his deceased mother’s painting, his […]

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Busy September

Posted by Jeremy - September 4, 2014 - Film, General
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During September Kewley is juggling a number of film projects, going backwards and forwards between shoots including the prison drama REDEMPTION and the courtroom comedy A RIGHT TO LEGAL AID. REDEMPTION is the sequel to the 2009 Tropfest finalist ONE IN A MILLION from writer/director Tom Vogel from Angry Productions, with Jamie Wilson and Josh Geary […]

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Shooting BEN HALL

Posted by Jeremy - August 30, 2014 - Film
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  38 years after playing real-life character Gideon Macpherson in the bushranger motion picture MAD DOG MORGAN (1976) opposite Dennis Hopper and Jack Thompson, Kewley returned to the genre, travelling to Kyneton in late August to play another real-life character, Tom Purcell in THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL for Two Tone Pictures and US company […]

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On location for WONDROUS

Posted by Jeremy - August 19, 2014 - Film
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In Mid-August, Kewley began shooting the Rachel Ivell film WONDROUS. The short children’s film stars young Oliver Thomson (left) as Henry. It also features veteran actor Don Bridges (pictured with Kewley) along with  Roy Barker, Antonios Baxevanidis, Isabel Hertaeg, and young Trent Heath as ‘Robert’, the son of Kewley’s character ‘Thomas’.           […]

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DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND Reunion

Posted by Jeremy - August 11, 2014 - Film
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On Monday August 11th Kewley attended a special screening of episodes 1 & 2 of Simon Burke’s new Foxtel mini-series DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND. The mini-series is the ’35 years later’ sequel to the multi award-winning 1975 movie THE DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND directed by Fred Schepisi, in which Kewley made his professional acting debut. Although Kewley has caught up with both […]

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THE LEGEND MAKER World Premiere

Posted by Jeremy - August 6, 2014 - Film, General
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On Wednesday August 6th, the motion picture THE LEGEND MAKER had its World Premiere at the 63rd MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL to a full house at ACMI Cinema 2 at Federation Square in Melbourne. Kewley, who plays Roy Rogers in the film, was in attendance, along with the films Writer & Director Ian Pringle and Producer Glenda […]

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MELBOURNE FILM FESTIVAL Launch

Posted by Jeremy - July 8, 2014 - Film
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The 2014 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL was launched on Tuesday July 8th, attended by notable members of Melbourne’s film community including Geoffrey Rush.  Held at Melbourne’s fabulous Forum Theatre (opened in 1929), the launch included the official announcements of the six Australian feature films that would premiere at this year’s festival, including THE LEGEND MAKER in which […]

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Another AWARD!

Posted by Jeremy - May 7, 2014 - Film
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On May 7th, Kewley won the BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR award at the GOLDEN EGG FILM FESTIVAL in Cancun, Mexico. He won the award for his performance in the Australian film BLACK AND WHITE LINES, beating out other nominees including Michael Richards (‘Kramer’ from SEINFELD). Best Supporting Actor Nominations: Michael Richards – Walk the Light Ernest Mingione […]

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SAFETY comes first

Posted by Jeremy - April 29, 2014 - Film, General
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At the end of April Kewley shot a corporate training film for ASCIANO called LEADING SAFETY EVERY DAY. Dealing with safety in the workplace, specifically aimed at waterside workers on the docks of Australia, the film was directed by Damian McLindon for Burning House. It featured actors including Tony Nikolakopoulos (left), Daniel Frederiksen (main photo), Trevor Major, John McCullogh, Brendan […]

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