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David Mitchell and Aleksandar Hemon: Resurrecting The Matrix


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This digital event is available to stream on demand from 6.30pm AEST, Monday 30 May until 5.00pm AEST, Friday 10 June

David Mitchell and Aleksandar Hemon are the screenwriting duo behind the fourth Matrix film: The Matrix Resurrections. They are also celebrated fiction writers in their own right. Mitchell is the bestselling author of nine novels, including the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Cloud Atlas (which was adapted to film by Lana and Lilly Wachowski in 2012). Hemon is a Macarthur Genius Grant recipient, journalist and award-winning author of novels including The Lazarus Project.

In this Postcards From Abroad digital conversation, the two friends and collaborators join screenwriter and journalist Maria Lewis to discuss their approach to screenwriting, and the experience of being handpicked by Lana Wachowski to co-write the feverishly anticipated, trilogy-busting latest instalment of her iconic franchise.

This event will be close captioned.

The online bookseller for this event is Hill of Content Bookshop.

This event takes place online and is available on demand from Monday 30 May 6.30pm AEST,  until  Friday 10 June 5pm AEST.

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Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon is the author of The Lazarus Project, The Making of Zombie Wars, and a few other books of fiction and nonfiction. With David Mitchell and Lana Wachowski he has worked on the scripts for the Netflix show Sense8 and The Matrix Resurrection. He produces music as Cielo Hemon, and teache... Read more

David Mitchell

David Mitchell is a widely-acclaimed novelist. His novels, which include Ghostwritten and Cloud Atlas, have won many awards and established his reputation as a master prose stylist. His latest book is The Bone Clocks. David was born in 1969 and grew up in West Country in the UK. His first novel, Gho... Read more

Maria Lewis

Maria Lewis is a best-selling author, screenwriter and pop culture etymologist. Her eight-book Supernatural Sisters series has been published internationally by Little Brown and includes the Aurealis Award-winning The Witch Who Courted Death. As a screenwriter, she has worked on projects for Netflix... Read more


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