We Don’t Need A Map – SBS (Opening film for Sydney Film Festival
We Don’t Need a Map is the Opening Night Film of the 2017 Sydney Film Festival.
Of course it is! The film explores the history and meaning of the Southern Cross and is sure to provoke a hearty debate … because it taps into the complex heart of who we are as Australians.
Featuring tracks by AB Original’s Adam Briggs and leading Aussie rock-punk acts such as The Drones, Frenzal Rhomb, The Saints and Rowland S Howard, the film is a bold statement from the first frame.
We Don’t Need A Map is produced by award winning film-maker Brendan Fletcher.
COMMISSIONED FOR NITV’S MOMENT IN HISTORY INITIATIVE.
NATIONAL BROADCAST – NITV /SBS 8:30PM JULY 23RD 2017.
EDUCATIONAL RELEASE – 2018Read More
Afghanistan – Inside Australia’s War (3 part ABC tv doc) – 2016
Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War draws on the raw experiences of our longest war – from private soldiers to Prime Ministers. In their own words and through their own extraordinary helmet-cam battle footage (much of it never seen before) Australian ground war warriors lay bare their hearts in a searing, profound 3 x 1 hour epic – not just how they fought, but why and to what end.
Production details:Read More
– Essential Media and Entertainment
– Writer/Director Victoria Midwinter Pitt
– Executive Producer Alan Erson
– ABC Commissioning Editor Matt Scully
Remember, I am – 2016
Remember, I am’ is a journey towards ownness, a weaving of threads, embracing of death, dissolving of illusions, traditions and norms, the breathing in of life for all it has to offer, an intimate exposé of fallen layers leading to an unremarkable revelation; the intimacy and fragility of the human voice, my own imperfect voice.
ORDER NOW!Read More
(Digital Download, CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, Full Score)
Interwoven – 2015
Commissioned by the Shearwater Festival -2015
“Interwoven” is about children as messengers, they remind us of the importance of caring for their future, of connecting to Country, of expressing that which must be deeply communicated urgently as we face the wilful and unprecedented destruction of this wondrous planet.”
– Concept & all Images by Rachel MounseyRead More
– Original Score, Video Editing and 2.5D Animation by Kristin Rule
– Poetry Written by Taungwurrung Artist Mick Harding & Adnyamathanha Elder Uncle Dennis Seymour
Spid-a-boo – 2015
“An unnamed Australian species of spider I discovered last year by accident a few hours drive from Sydney.” – J. Otto (Entomologist)
Director / Cinematographer – Jurgen OttoRead More
Original Score by Kristin Rule
Portrait of a Soldier (Trailer) – 2015
“The story of a girl-soldier coming of age,
amidst the bloodiest resistance fight of World War II”
Director – Marianna Bukowski (UK based)Read More
Trailer Music – ‘Affirmation’ by Kristin Rule
Original film score composed by Wayne Urquhart.
Online Edit by Dean Wyles at ENVY Post Production
‘Bliss’ – 5,000kms on a bicycle with a cello – 2014
In 2014, a Cellist and a Mechanarchist rode their Human Solar Powered Bicycle Rigs (each weighing 130kg, minus rider) around Vic, NSW, ACT, Qld, (Australia), covering 5000kms and powered entirely by the sun (and their legs ;).
All Music & Images by Kristin Rule
Music Soundtrack – ‘Bliss’, composed and recorded in a caravan in a remote NSW location during the tour.Read More
Grasslands – 2014
GRASSLANDS Creative Team
Concept, Director, voices: Rebecca Russell
Concept, Design: Ken Evans
Dancer: Janette Hoe
Cellist/ Composer: Kristin Rule
Video Art/ Projection: Dotahn Caspi
Lighting Design: Philip Lethlean
Costume design: Mel Drummond
Wardrobe Assistant: Janette Weatherspoon
Ecologist: Dale Tonkinson
Stage Manager: Bec Anderson
Creative Producer: Verity Higgins
Performer/Collaborator: Emmily Caspi
Season – 28 – 29th November 2014 in the grounds of The Lee Medlyn Home of BottlesRead More
Sticky – 2013
Animation Docudrama (20mins)
“Exiled from the tropical paradise where they evolved, a tiny population of remarkable stick insects dodged extinction by hiding under a single windswept bush on the world’s tallest sea stack for 80 years. Thanks to a dedicated team of scientists they’re now living safely in captivity, but when can they go home?”
Director / Producer – Jilli RoseRead More
Producer – Katrina Mazurek
Featuring – ‘Clarity’ by Kristin Rule
Bare Witness – 2012
“An electrifying multi-media play drawing on actual experiences of photographers and correspondents, Bare Witness catapults us into the world’s combat zones, exploding the way we view the world’s humanity through the fragmenting lens of the media.”
Writer – Mari Lourey,Read More
Director – Nadja Kostich
Original Score 2012 – Kristin Rule
Tasmania Tour – 2012
In 2012, Kristin and Andy set out on an ambitious 1000k Cello Bicycle Tour of Tasmania, where Kristin had been invited to play at the Cygnet Folk Festival. Here is a video of their journey…Read More
Hutch – 2012
“In a dark tunnel a woman cares for a small rabbit. As the rabbit grows their relationship becomes obsessive and transgressive. Puppetry, live music, song and gesture drive the piece through moments of tenderness, brutality, humour, and despair.”
Written and Performed by Rachael Wenona GuyRead More
Director – Nancy Black of ‘Black Hole Theatre Inc.’
Original Score – Kristin Rule
Memoirs of a Plague – 2011
Feature Length Documentary (77 mins)
“The ware against Locusts is as old as human civilisation. It is one of the universal stories we tell of our creation, laying deep within us. But where does the individual fit into this drama? What role does fate play and what role does science?
The film follows the director’s journey as he examines the complexity of the dramatic encounter between man and locust.
Do we live outside or inside nature, who is hunting who?”
Producers: Mizi Goldman & Robert NugentRead More
Writer/Director: Robert Nugent
Original Score: Kristin Rule
Album Launch Tour – 2010
(Ballarat, Melbourne, Dalesford, Castlemaine, Newstead, Talbot, Clunes)
300k Bicycle Cello Tour, November 2010
“Official First Tour featuring the new mode of Cello Transportation.”Read More
The Knife that Cuts a Tear – 2010
In 2010, Kristin release a studio album of live looping compositions entitled ‘The Knife that Cuts a Tear’.
“Kristin Rule’s release, ‘The Knife that Cuts a Tear’, is reaching deep into the hearts and minds of listeners from all walks of life. A composition graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts, Kristin has found her voice in the form of a cello and a loopstation. In performance, her original compositions are created live, layer by layer, mesmerising audiences with exquisite melodies, rich harmonies and beautifully raw sonorities.”Read More
Be Not Afraid – 2006
Kristin Rule’s 2006 debut album ‘Be Not Afraid’, was recorded live, in a Tin Shed, in the middle of the Australian Bush. A low budget Album, presented as a new beginning after a prolonged depression (resulting from the death of her father in 2002).Read More