Mike Heynes

In the Shadow of Wellywood (2019)

40 min 29 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

The viewer is invited to watch an odyssey-like animated movie studio tour and audition led by celebrity action figures found in Newtown op shops and bargain stores.

The construction of a micro-cinema environment acknowledges Heynes’ love-hate relationship with Hollywood and Wellywood’s marketing, merchandising, and special effects.

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