The ReturnPhilosopher, Author
"We look at the world once in childhood, the rest is memory. "
"As far back as I can remember it’s just been about making pictures - for better or worse, that’s what it’s always been for me."
Margaret PomeranzFilm Critic, TV Presenter, Ambassador
"I am passionate about our Australian screen heritage, and I’m aware of how fragile it is."
Marc NewsonIndustrial Designer
"If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original, because there's no one else like you."
Warwick ThorntonFilm Director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Artist
"In storytelling, there has to be a truth. Even if its fictitious it has to be truthful to what you feel and who you are."
Laura BrownEditor in Chief, Instyle Magazine (U.S.)
"In fashion you have to have dreams."
David WilliamsonPlaywright, Screenwriter
"I had an obsessive interest in telling stories from a very early age."
"I was born Australian, but I'm more Francis Bacon than Mel Gibson - who is the antithesis of me. Actually, I always wanted to be the Mick Jagger of cinema - but I think I'm more Keith Richards, by force of habit perhaps."
Emma SummertonFashion Photographer
"No, I don’t like having my photo taken. I like being in charge. I don’t like being told what to do."
Daniel AskillFilmmaker, Artist
"I just started making little movies at night in my bedroom."
Catherine BabaStylist, Creative Consultant, Costume Designer, Muse
"More is never enough."
Damon YoungPhilosopher, Author
"Swimming is less a simple asylum from the world and more a heightened reminder of my place in it."
Ryan Lobo & Ramon MartinFashion Designer, Tome NYC
"It was an unspoken agreement - we just knew that one day when we did it, it would be together."