55 Vonne Patiag: The In-Between
Vonne Patiag takes a strange look at the behind the scenes drama during a short film production, involving voodoo shamans and a hate-criming pineapple. Vonne is a Writer and Director working in theatre and film. His most recent short film ‘Window’ had its World Premiere at St. Kilda Film Festival 2016 where it won Best Short Film in its category. It’s gone on to screen at festivals around the country. In 2015, his short film ‘Yang’ had its World Premiere at A Night Of Horror, Australia’s Leading Genre Film Festival and his short film ‘The Dead Man’s Face Was My Own’ won Best Film, Best Cinematography and Best Editing at the Made In The West Film Festival. He was recently announced as a recipient of the Hot Shots Plus 2017 funding round from Screen Australia for his online series ‘Boy (Space) Friends’, focusing on issues of masculinity, racism and queer identity in Western Sydney, and he has just wrapped production on Tomgirl, a short film about Filipino Bakla culture in Blacktown. Queerstories is an LGBTQIA+ storytelling night programmed by Maeve Marsden, with regular events in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. For Queerstories event dates, visit www.maevemarsden.com, and follow Queerstories on Facebook. The new Queerstories book is published by Hachette Australia, and can be pre-ordered on Booktopia. To support Queerstories, become a patron at www.patreon.com/ladysingsitbetter And for gay stuff, insomnia rant and photos of my dog Frank follow me - Maeve Marsden - on Twitter and Instagram.