Donna Walker-Mitchell
is an Australian journalist based in Los Angeles.

By this author

news August 06, 2016

Golden dreams: Penny Taylor, 35, basketballer

Dual Olympic silver medallist and 2006 world champion and WNBA champion with Phoenix Mercury, Penny Taylor has her sights set on gold in Rio.

news July 16, 2016

Jacki Weaver in Hollywood

Actress Jacki Weaver had to wait until her 60s for worldwide acclaim. Now, the offers from Hollywood keep flooding in.

news June 11, 2016

Bruna Papandrea’s journey from Elizabeth to Hollywood

The Australian-born Hollywood producer putting women’s stories at the centre of film and television.

news March 12, 2016

Australian links to FBI drug-smuggling bust

As the alleged leader of an illegal sports gambling and international drug-smuggling ring awaits trial in the US, four Australians are also accused of having links to the network.

news November 21, 2015

Director Ryan Coogler on his Rocky spinoff ’Creed’

Influential young director and screenwriter Ryan Coogler on bringing Rocky back to the big screen in Creed.

news August 29, 2015

The Gift of Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton talks about The Gift and how he got from sleeping out the back of Phillip Noyce’s house to Hollywood success.

news May 16, 2015

Mad Max creator George Miller’s return to auteur space

Filmmaker George Miller re-enters the dystopian world that first shot him to fame.

news March 14, 2015

Tim Burton sketches artist Margaret Keane in Big Eyes

Tim Burton leaves behind his usual dark canvas to frame a colourful true story of art-world artifice in the film Big Eyes.