Ross Grayson Bell stands behind a chair, hands rested on the high point of its iron frame. He is slight and compact, with a powerful smile. Dressed in mauve and purple, with clipped silver-brown stubble, his look is casual but cool. The most exciting thing about Fight Club, he says, is the scene in the […]
In episode 4 Thomas Mai speaks with Ross Grayson Bell, producer of Fight Club on how to work with the studios and how to be an independent producer. Is TV the future for producers and should we all be writing screenplays?
Feast Festival @FeastFestival Ross Grayson Bell produced Fight Club – hear him on @891adelaide at 3.40pm & see the film tomorrow (Nov 29) 2pm @MercuryCinema to be followed by a Q&A.
Ross joins film critic, Andrew L. Urban, on stage for a lively discussion about the film THE IMITATION GAME as part of Andrew’s popular, Sydney University MOVIES NOW course. This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 9th year, Movies Now offers participants ‘private movie premieres’ prior […]
The Australian producer of the Brad Pitt classic FIGHT CLUB is coming to Adelaide Feast Festival for a special screening of his cult film. When the film came out in 1999, few people knew what to make of it. Fifteen years on, it holds its ground as a timeless statement of anger and alienation, beautifully […]
In good news for aspiring novelists, Faber Writing Academy and Allen & Unwin are this month running a five-day intensive workshop titled Start Your Novel In A Week. Award-winning Australian novelist Kathryn Heyman will be heading the workshop, joined by special guest Ross Grayson Bell. In addition to being the producer of the cinema classic […]
UK producer Kevin Loader joins comedy drama B Model, to be directed by actor Rachel Griffiths. Now that it is likely to be set up as a UK/Australian co-production, prolific UK producer Kevin Loader (In the Loop, Hyde Park on Hudson, Le Week-End) has become part of the team behind the comedy drama B Model, […]
Last Friday saw the opening night of the Feast Film Festival in Adelaide and one of the films on the program is OUT IN THE LINE UP, a documentary exploring the taboo of homosexuality in surfing. Director Ian Thomson joined us in the studio to talk about the difficulties they faced in producing the documentary […]
Radio National – The Masterpiece – FIGHT CLUB Interview The radio interview I did for Melanie Tait at Radio National on FIGHT CLUB broadcasts today at 3:45pm. Click on the link below for the podcast.
It was hailed as a watershed moment for Australian television writing. “Some of the finest small screen storytelling this country has ever seen,” wrote Crikey. “Worthy of a standing ovation,” said the Sydney Morning Herald. The first series of Redfern Now screened in 2012, and took out the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Drama as […]