The 1975 television series The Naked Civil Servant transformed the life of its creator - fifty-something part-time life model and novelist Quentin Crisp. The story about his life as a homosexual growing up in wartime Britain made Quentin a household name. However, having finally gained the celebrity he craved, he is shunned. So he accepts an invitation to speak in New York. With his flamboyant style, rapier sharp wit, and honest, but seemingly perverse world view he's an instant hit, and New York proves to be Quentin's natural home.
To Russia, With Love: The Great Radio War tells the story of the Cold War from a most unusual perspective: Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: a radio station for the countries behind the Iron Curtain.
Mark Davis is a senior journalist for SBS television's flagship current affairs program, Dateline. His approach as an independent journalist, shooting as a one-man band with a flexible agenda, has helped Mark deliver compelling, intimate stories not often seen. The ability to move quickly and cheaply gave Mark his first break - a piece on the then unknown Taliban for Foreign Correspondent.
The good times roll when Colin and Pete win the assignment to cover Lollapalooza, where they interview and hang with the hottest names in music.
Stephen McDonell is the ABC's China correspondent based in Beijing. This episode examines the ups and downs of a frantic year for Stephen, covering diverse events from the traumatic aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake to the circus of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
When the cinematic genius Stanley Kubrick died, he left behind in his St Albans mansion 1000 boxes filled with, what? Journalist Jon Ronson is the first person ever to be invited to the house to rifle through the boxes. This is a film about that extraordinary journey.
Krish gets jealous and angry when she is scooped by Tika, who lands the plum assignment to cover Jay-Z's arrival on the red carpet for the launch of 'Reasonable Doubt'. Krish copes by vocalising her personal mantra, "I am the star and I shine" and by writing it on post-it-notes.
Looks at roles given to women in Hollywood over the years and the development of 'chick flicks'. Writers, critics and studio executives including Nora Ephron, Molly Haskell and Linda Obst, discuss the rise of chick flicks.
A five part documentary series that follows the unpredictable and at times dangerous world of Australian journalists working around the world. Sophie McNeill is one of the new breed of video journalists. Armed with a small digital camera, Sophie gathers compelling stories across the globe as a one-woman band - researching, filming and directing stories on her own.
There's no need to fear, Underdog is here! The superhero canine with a gift for rhyme returns in an all-new live-action re-imagination of the classic cartoon, Underdog. After an accident in the mysterious lab of maniacal scientist Dr Simon Barsinister, an ordinary beagle unexpectedly finds himself with unimaginable powers and the ability to speak. Armed with a fetching superhero costume, Underdog vows to protect the beleaguered citizens of Capitol City and, in particular, one beautiful spaniel named Polly Purebread. When a sinister plot by Barsinister and his overgrown henchman Cad threatens to destroy Capitol City only Underdog can save the day.
The writers head to one of the most coveted gigs on the summer calendar - the Roskilde Music Festival in Denmark. It's their first group assignment, but will they learn there is no 'I' in team?!
Aussie Peter Maiden confronts his lack of journalism experience head-on, discovering that writing is not all beer and skittles. Tika's hard work pays off with her article on The Roots getting published. One of the top contenders, Russell, reveals he is bi-polar and is beginning to be overwhelmed by the situation.
First assignments are a rude awakening when hip-hop princess Krish has to interview hip hop artist El-P, and Russell has to figure out how to secure interviews with Lupe Fiasco and Ghostface Killah.
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