Brisbane production house Hoodlum has multi-platform in its DNA. The most recent project to come from the team was Secrets and Lies. I visited the set to find out how the production comes together.
Did you know Australian TV networks rejected the concept for Wilfred when it was initially pitched to them? The series has since gone on to complete four seasons in the US and is about to be remade in Russia. I spoke to one of the producers behind the format and several other Aussie shows getting heat in international markets.
Wearing my Encore hat, I spent two days on the Gold Coast behind the scenes of Big Brother. I spoke to the crew about how this year’s series came together and what happens to them when it wraps.
I spoke to The Great Gatsby director Baz Luhrmann about making the film and dealing with criticism.
Brooke has been a guest on multiple TV programs. Here is her showreel.
I was a late comer to the phenomenon of multi-day music festivals and so I put together this guide for my fellow uninitiated.
During 2010 and 2011 I quietly worked on a little side project called Generation L. Having worked in online video for several years, I know the quest to “go viral” can be a challenging one.
Hi. I’m Brooke Hemphill, a Sydney based writer, presenter and producer. You may remember me from such newspapers as the Sydney Morning Herald where I wrote Table for Eight, a weekly dating feature. Or perhaps you recall Sexperts, the online Fairfax Digital series I presented. These days I’m working with the good people of mUmBRELLA where I’m the editor of …
While it may be the norm for blokes to pay women for sex, the same can’t be said for the reverse. Brooke Hemphill meets the Aussie guys who have sex for a living. Julian is 39. If you saw him in a bar you’d probably look twice. He has dark hair, blue eyes and a muscular build. He oozes confidence and knows how to hold a conversation.
Read an excerpt from the 3,000 word piece on the cuddle hormone Oxytocin written for Women’s Health magazine.