The financial artwork behind Long Story Short

Jamie Hilton has a viable business making low-budget indy arthouse films. This is how he does it.

‘I was given some money for my bar mitzvah, and I went out and bought a camera.’ 

Fast forward to Jamie Hilton in his first year in the University of Technology Sydney media course.

‘They said, “Who wants to be the director?” and everyone puts up their hand and I waited, and then they said, “Who wants to be the cinematographer?” and everyone puts up their hand. 

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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.