Film & TV

Feb 21, 2014

Follow Friday: @VictoriaCocks1 and @kirstysan, digital adventurers

Filmmakers Victoria Cocks and Kirsty Stark have harnessed the power of Twitter to call attention to their TV series Wastelander Panda. Their experiemt was a success, with the ABC commissioning six episodes.

Matthew Clayfield

Journalist, critic, screenwriter and playwright

The opening shots are like something out of a Western. A seemingly endless sky. A row of lopsided power lines. Saltbush. On the soundtrack, the wind whistles across the plain, while a sombre, sonorous voiceover intones:

“My father once told us that water didn’t always burn. That you could drink it as it was falling. But that was long before his time, before the earth took its last breath and, with it, began to die.”

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2 thoughts on “Follow Friday: @VictoriaCocks1 and @kirstysan, digital adventurers

  1. AR

    I wish i knew how to access this tekky stuff – sounds fascinating.

  2. paddy

    Loved the 3 first eps.
    Can’t wait for the six-part series on iView.

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