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Trevor Haysom: Veteran feature film producer…

Interview – 2013

Prolific producer Trevor Haysom has collaborated with some notable emerging filmmakers including Gregor Nicholas and the late Brad McGann. His feature film credits include In My Father’s Den, After the Waterfall, Tracker, and User Friendly. Haysom has also produced several documentaries for television, including Pacific 3 2 1 Zero, and Peter Peryer: Portrait of a Photographer

In this ScreenTalk, Haysom talks about:

  • Dealing with his first feature User Friendly not being a great success
  • Not needing to change much of the script for Brad McGann’s short film Possum
  • Why the film received a mixed response in Germany
  • How a dream influenced In My Father’s Den
  • The sadness of dealing with McGann’s illness and death after the film was a success
  • Difficulties bringing the script for After the Waterfall together
  • Getting international co-production Tracker to the big screen
  • The challenges of being a filmmaker in the digital era
This video was first uploaded on 9 December 2013, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.
Interview, Camera and Editing – Andrew Whiteside