Russell Mulcahy – Music Video to Hollywood
WED 7 FEBRUARY, 7PM | Arc Cinema | Free, booking essential
Known for his work in film – Razorback (1984), Highlander (1986), Swimming Upstream (2003) and television – Queer As Folk, Skin, Teen Wolf – Aussie filmmaker Russelll Mulcahy cut his teeth on music video, shooting clips for The Sex Pistols, Duran Duran, The Human League, Supertramp, The Rolling Stones and Elton John. His clip for The Buggles Video Killed The Radio Star was the first music video to play on MTV in 1981. In Australia to edit In Like Flynn, his much-anticipated biopic of Aussie Hollywood King Errol Flynn (featured in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery Nov 10 2017 to March 4 2018), Mulcahy talks to his work across screens both large and small.