West of Sunshine, set in Melbourne’s west, makes its mark at Venice – The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian writer-director Jason Raftopoulos was overcome by the five-minute standing ovation that greeted his debut film West of Sunshine after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. “It was a completely overwhelming experience,” he said. “So much of filmmaking is conducted in a bubble you never truly know what you have until it’s shown.…

WFAN host Craig Carton ran ticket Ponzi scheme to pay gambling debts, feds say – NJ.com

NEW YORK — WFAN host Craig Carton and a New Jersey man ran a “Ponzi-like” ticket-sales fraud scheme to cover their personal debts that defrauded investors out of million of dollars, authorities said Wednesday.  Carton, 48, and Michael Wright, 41, of Upper Saddle River, are charged with securities fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy, the U.S. Attorney’s…

West of Sunshine, set in Melbourne’s west, makes its mark at Venice – Daily Advertiser

West of Sunshine, set in Melbourne’s west, makes its mark at Venice exit Australian writer-director Jason Raftopoulos was overcome by the five-minute standing ovation that greeted his debut film West of Sunshine after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. “It was a completely overwhelming experience,” he said. “So much of filmmaking is conducted…