Michael Cross

As part of our DIFF coverage, Bob Perfect chats to local director, Michael Cross. Michael’s film, Rockstardom, is about a small town singer/songwriter Brendon Shields and is one that most DIY readers will probably want to check out at this year’s festival.   DIY: First off how did you come across Brendon Shields? Michael: I had a meeting with his publisher, we’d been friends years before but I hadn’t seen him for nearly 15 years... Read More

The DIY Guide to DIFF

This post should really be titled: Movies we want to see at DIFF with a whole lot of kick-ass trailers that will get you wishing you were in a cinema and not behind a computer screen. But we prefer to slap the word “guide” onto everything because Vice does it. So the 33rd Annual Durban International Film Festival starts tomorrow. I’ll pause here so you can find a fresh pair of shorts. Moving on. We here at DIY are, as always, pretty... Read More