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OCTOBER 2016

HEAR FROM FOUNDING DIRECTOR OF MAKE ARCHITECTURE
MEL BRIGHT
, AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY FILM DIRECTOR
JEN PEEDOM AND EDITOR OF INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE BELLE TANYA BUCHANAN; FRAME FROM THEIR PERSPECTIVE.

JEN PEEDOM

Jen Peedom is a BAFTA nominated director, known for her gripping, intimate portraits of people in extreme circumstances. Her credits include the internationally renowned documentaries MIRACLE ON EVEREST, LIVING THE END and SOLO, which played in major festivals and won numerous awards including an AFI for Best Documentary (Australia’s Oscars). More recently, her feature documentary SHERPA, premiered at the 2015 Sydney Film Festival as the first Australian documentary ever selected for the Official Competition. It received rave reviews on the international festival circuit, including Telluride, Toronto, London Film festivals, winning multiple awards including the Grierson Award for Best Documentary at the BFI London Film Festival, the Australian Film Critics Circle Award, the Australian Directors Guild Award, several audience awards and a BAFTA nomination in 2016.

In 2010, Jen was the inaugural recipient of the David & Joan Williams Documentary Fellowship which recognizes and rewards creative ambition, intellectual rigour and innovation in documentary cinema. Jen is currently in production on a theatrical feature documentary MOUNTAIN, which is a cinematic and musical collaboration with the world-renowned Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO), and British writer, Robert Macfarlane. The film will premiere at the Sydney Opera House in 2017. It will also screen as a standalone film in cinemas internationally.

Watch the Sherpa trailer here.

Watch the Mountain trailer here. 

MEL BRIGHT

Mel Bright is the owner and founding director of MAKE architecture, an emerging practice that has already gathered a collection of built work that displays a striking conversation with Melbourne architectural heritage. With their work predominantly in residential builds, alterations and extensions, the careful and strategic understanding of occupational use is complimented by an intrinsic interest in material specificity.

MAKE look opportunistically and thoughtfully at their projects with the ambition that they do more, offer more; for the client, the neighbourhood and the broader site context. They see every project as an opportunity to contribute positively to the fabric of its place. Believers in quality not quantity, MAKE look for delight and efficiencies in the design of our buildings and focus on ways that these buildings can make our lives better.

TANYA BUCHANAN

Tanya Buchanan is the editor of Australia’s leading premium interior design magazine, Belle. With over twenty years’ experience in the publishing industry, including eight years at Belle, Tanya is a passionate supporter of the Australian interior design industry. Each issue of Belle takes readers inside the world’s most beautiful and dynamic interiors, showcasing cutting-edge trends and covetable objects for the home, as well as decadent events, creative talents who are making their mark, and the latest travel and design hot spots.