Word of Mouth

Phyllis Foundis and Paul Mercurio chat on the Lip Lounge

Strictly speaking, a random tweet isn’t how a friendship with Paul Mercurio should start…

The year was 2015 and I was in Melbourne for the annual Screen Producers of Australia (SPA) conference. The event was a little bit thrilling since it capped off what had been a dream couple
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Phyllis Foundis and Anne-Marie Cavaco chat on the Lip Lounge

A chance carpark meeting inspired by fresh produce and cheesy grins.

The first time I met Anne-Marie, she’d been sitting in her car outside a supermarket late one night, watching me as I sat in my car. Creepy right? On the surface, sure. But, let’s add
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Phyllis Foundis with Magician Jack Daniels

The gentle art of legerdemain.

When it comes to wonder and believing in a thousand things you can’t explain, there’s nothing quite like ‘up close magic.’ Which is why when the opportunity to meet and interview a real, live, honest-to-goodness,
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You can light up the world. All you need are the flaps to do it. 

What I love the most about my show is how boundaries and preconceptions are detonated with every conversation I have. The impossibly beautiful, Sarah Jane Kelly is a case in point.  She glides onto the
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Lightning fast blog. Didn’t give it much thought – just heart.

Divine intelligence has a lovely habit of putting the right people in your path at the right time. And this is how I met Cheryl Craig. Actually – it was less of a meeting and
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Phyllis' father Dino Foundis

Why me, why now, why this show?

Every day, you and I, walk around with roughly one trillion stories inside us. This turns me on like you wouldn’t believe. Why? ’Cause our stories have untold power. They decimate barriers and prejudice and
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