Keep on Keepin On

Alan Hicks wins David and Joan Williams Fellowship

Filmmaker Alan Hicks has been announced as the winner of the David and Joan Williams Documentary Fellowship for 2015. Hicks has been awarded $50,000 to aid his future projects. The David and Joan Williams Fellowship is the most substantial fellowship awarded annually to Australian documentary filmmakers. “The Williams Fellowship is all about encouraging theatrical documentary…

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Keep On Keepin’ On (USA, 2014)

Documentary Keep On Keepin’ On is rather naive in the way it was made. Director Alan Hicks and his cinematographer Adam Hart had never really worked on any similar projects before, so they just kept on shooting until they could piece together a film. It took five years for them to make Keep On Keepin’…

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The Iris Interview: Keep On Keepin’ On director Alan Hicks at Sydney Film Festival

An incredibly insightful and deep look into something so very positive and important. This is how I would describe my chat with Alan Hicks, an Australian drummer and surfer who moved to New York at the age of 18 before happening to fall under the wing of one of the most prominent figures in jazz…

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