Friday on My Mind

In 2014 Giles became the regular host of the Friday on My Mind talk series, a highly respected weekly live audience event where practitioners across film, television & new media discuss their work & ideas.

Presented by the Australian Film Television and Radio School, the event provides cinephiles, industry, students and film-lovers with the opportunity to hear from leaders in their field discussing their craft at a technical level. 

The event is run under the Chatham House Rule, so no recordings are available - though an edited transcript will be published in good time - allowing for an informal, full and often extremely frank conversation between Giles and his guests.

Future Guests

Nashen Moodley, Sydney Film Festival Director - So you think you can run Sydney Film Festival 23rd May

Chris Taylor, Nathan Earl, Josh Tyler, creative team - "Plonk! goes the funding model" 30th May

TBC 6th June

Su Armstrong, producer - Around the Block producer's adventures around the world 20th June

Past Guests

Alex Proyas, director - "From Garage to Gods" 14th March

Lego people, creative team - "Animal Logic and Lego Movies" 28th March

Josh Lawson, actor + director - "Laughing all the way to the top" 11th April

Alister Grierson, director - Kokoda, Parer's War and the tricks and traps of war films 2nd May

Sophia Turkiewicz - Once My Mother a journey home to find how, and who, Mum is 9th May 

Craig Pearce - Strictly Writing, the Bazmark screenwriter reveals his sequin secrets 16th May