Long Tail: an object lesson in the reach for eternal sales

What is the mortal life for a documentary about the man who spent his life writing the word Eternity on Sydney streets?
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Image: production still from the film.

Eternity, at 56 minutes, directed by Lawrence Johnston and produced by Susan MacKinnon, was made twenty years ago. It is still making sales with old-fashioned DVDs in envelopes, and is about to be rerun on Australian television. NITV will broadcast it on Wednesday June 30th, at 9pm.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.

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