THE FILM

THE HOUSE OF LOVE - COMING 2023

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In the late 80s when House Music reigned as the sound of a new generation, an old exhibition hall in Sydney became the dance floor to the world. This is the story of the Hordern Pavilion. This is the story of The House Of Love.

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

MARK MURPHY

Mark Murphy has been a long-time participant in Sydney’s nightlife community. DJ/Promoter/Publican/Writer/DJ Shop owner and avid dance community stalwart, Mark has been a major party-goer and player since the late 80s. He was there at the Hordern in the late 80s and became a leading figure in Australia’s dance music scene in later years. He lived and breathed the scene through the highs of the House boom to the lows of the lock-out laws. He is a true historian of the scene.

 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY


LUKE RODELY

Luke Rodely is a Sydney based freelance cinematographer with work encompassing TV, online & music. He began his career in music radio at Sydney’s FBi 94.5 and triple j and has since then discovered his passion is to bring inspiring stories to life through cinematic storytelling. In 2020 Luke has worked on the Aria Awards (Zig ZagTV), The Voice (ITV/Nine) and a range of music and advertising campaigns.

 
THE PEOPLE WHO MADE IT HAPPEN
CREDITS

Kerry Hewson, Katie Little, Australian Queer Archives & Nick Henderson, Joy Ng & The Bearded Tit, Zoe Simmons & The Imperial Hotel, Dane Gorrel & Club 77, Dillon Shaw & Universal, Axel Moline, Richard Kelly, William Yang, Jamie Dunbar, Robert Rosen, Peter Elfes, Sonny Vandevelde, Tom Fishpaw, Branco Gaica, Lost Gay Sydney, Sydney Rave History, Powerhouse Museum, Playbill Venues & the Hordern Pavilion, Rob Davis, Mark Bundy, Kylie Gordon, Brian Walsh, Christine Webb, Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Sydney Festival, RAS, Glenn R Lewis, Abel El’toro, Tim Gruchy, Adam Moffat, Toby Royce, Dave Fernandes (website), David Horne (artwork), Luke McCauley and all the amazing interviewees.



GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

THE LEGENDS OF DANCE

 Jac Vidgen (R.A.T.), Paul Holden (Bacchanalia), Ron Oram (Black), Steven Price (Black), Steve Gordon (Bacchanalia), Wayne Gait-Smith (R.A.T.), Danny Ooh Yeah (Bacchanalia), Simon Reptile (R.A.T.)…more to be added…

HOUSE MUSIC ALL NIGHT LONG!

THE HOUSE OF LOVE ON SPOTIFY