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Tim Burns

Against the Grain: More Meat Than Wheat (Tim Burns, 1980) prod. Tim Burns for Nightshift Films, wr. Tim Burns & Michael Callaghan, dp Louis Irving, ed. Peter Bailey, Chris Cordaux, Melissa Woods; Michael Callaghan, Sandy Edwards, Joy Burns, Letham Burns, Mary Burns, George Sutton; young idealist visits WA to visit family; low budget political drama; Eastman colour, 16 mm, 76 min.

WHY CARS? - CARnage! (Tim Burns, 1977) 73 min. available from youtube.

[In 1980] ... Tim Burns is off to New York to make The World Trade Centre versus the Empire State Building, a black and white thriller, with Nightshift. Sandy Edwards, who both appears in and was still photographer on the shoot of Against the Grain, has prepared a photographic documentation of the process of the making of the film, to complement the screenings. This expose of the real story, called The Still Camera Never Lies, will be in the foyer of the Paddington Town Hall Cinema from January 8-14, and then at the Coop from January 16. Who's doing what, Filmnews, 1 December 1980: 2.

References and Links

Tim Burns 3rddegree website.

Tim 3rddegree Burns films in youtube.


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