WHICH CITY PLAYS HOST TO 75% OF ALL FILM PRODUCTION IN QUEENSLAND?
It is the Gold Coast, home of Vox Talent.
Can you name some movies that have been made on the Gold Coast?
Pirates of the Caribbean 5
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – Fox 2000 Pictures
Fool’s Gold – Warner Bros. Pictures
Nim’s Island – Walden Media
Sanctum 3D – Universal Pictures
Terra Nova T.V Series – Amblin Entertainment
The Ruins – DreamWorks SKG
The Railway Man – Australian production
Bait 3D – Australian production and the list continues…
CAN YOU NAME AT LEAST FIVE AUSTRALIAN ACTORS AND ACTRESSES WHO HAVE MADE IT BIG IN HOLLYWOOD?
> Nicole Kidman > Cate Blanchette
> Heath Ledger > Rod Taylor
> Hugh Jackman > Guy Pearce
> Mel Gibson > Sam Worthington
> Russell Crowe > Naomi Watts
>Chris Hemsworth >Liam Hensworth
> Geoffrey Rush
DID HUGH JACKMAN ALWAYS PURSUE ACTING SERIOUSLY?
Hugh Jackman obtained a BA first, then after decided to study acting full-time. He stated, “It wasn’t until I was 22 that I ever thought about my hobby being something I could make a living out of. As a boy, I’d always had an interest in theater. I found the courage to stand up and say,‘I want to do it’.”
WHO WAS THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN ACTOR TO WIN AN OSCAR?
Peter Finch was awarded Best Actor for the 1976 film, Network.