Sexting it up for Next 2.

64,000 downloads internationally and premiering on FOXTEL on 27/28th March... NEXT the dating series is on the way up...

Season 1 premiering on Fox 7pm 27/28th March, Aurora – make no mistake NEXT the dating series is on the way up.

  • These pics are memories of the shoot.  I don’t record things or keep a personal diary. I never have. Recently a mate gave me a diary for Christmas, what should I write I thought? Inside was a post-it note that said ‘Let 2017 inspire you’. I stuck it up in my bedroom. That post-it note was the best present I got last year because the message inspires me to do better, to change and grow.
  • ‘What I’ve got to say about love and relationships is etched into my work. You want to know more about me then watch something I’ve directed or read a piece I’ve written’ – Next 2 director Noel Anderson
  • Tell me when it kicks in – ‘I see a director’s role as the bloke that puts a spin on things and strengthens the project. He’s a cross between a therapist and and magician. NEXT 2 was a perfect vehicle for me and producer/actor Rob Lobosco to work on together. I know you’ll love it’ – hugs Noel x
    Lee McClenaghan and crew at Kindred Studios in Melbourne
  • Rob called me and asked me to make NEXT 2 sexier than the first season. I remember laughing because I had exactly the same idea for it. More sex, comedy and more personal drama. This picture is of Lee McClenaghan who plays Penny and some of the crew at Kindred Studios. We are preparing to shoot one of many white scenes in the series.
  • Coming up to get your hair done ✅ Everybody loves happy endings – Kane Stewart and Melissa Bear as Patrick and Kelly
  • ‘Everyone loves a good bloody Aussie wedding, it’s like a BBQ. Think of Charlene and Scott’s wedding on Neighbours,  over 20 million viewers tuned in to watch it. Well, I was channelling my very best Charlene the day I directed the wedding scenes. Enjoy all the white’ – Director Noel Anderson
Making the drama and magic
  • Director and cast cop out on set of Next 2
  • 64,000 downloads internationally including China, Canada, UK and America and premiering on FOXTEL on 27/28th March… season 1 of NEXT the dating series is on the way up…Picture features Rob Lobosco as Tobias, director Noel Anderson and actress Stephanie Schrieber as Sergeant Goldie.
When Britney met Tobias

Kirsty Snowden plays lovable American cafe owner Britney in the series. Britney is a hard boiled self made woman who has perfected the art of sexting  and men. She uses her age and experience with poise and determination to get exactly what she wants. ‘There’s a lot of woman like Britney out there’ director Anderson added. ‘Self contained woman with a strong sense of self respect but no husband. Online dating fills a void and gives them an occasional thrill.’

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    Sandra Casa as Eve and Lucy is played by Katherine Louise Grinlaw

    Love amongst the ruins – Unhappy older couple
  • ‘One of the joys working on the second series was directing Graham Murray and Dayle Walker who play the much older, unhappy couple. Today we are bombarded by images of young people in love, both on  film, TV and also in social media. It’s as if love doesn’t exist for older folk, as if older people don’t crave  intimacy like the young do. What I tried to do with the older couple was address this imbalance, telling their story through the eyes of the younger, Tobias and Penny. I wanted to remind viewers that we all crave intimacy, respect and love, no matter what age.’ – Noel Anderson 20/3/2018
I’m not going back I need a new app for my iPhone I’m sexting way too much
  • A safe place, no camera, no crew, just you
  • Everyone has their safe place. A place away from cameras and iPhones. A place where you can be yourself. Can we share our safe place with friends and partners or is it exclusively ours? What happens if someone we know finds our safe place? It’s one of the questions I asked while directing Next 2. Watch the series to find the answer.
  • What if you could escape to a place somewhere between heaven and hell, a safe place from reality. And what if the safe place suddenly just became hell and you couldn’t find your way back to heaven. Back to home. Dating apps let us dream safely but our dreams rarely become reality. People are never who they say they are online, we all have a different online persona.
NEXT 2 directed by Noel Anderson
‘Ride the wave on NEXT 2’

I’m at the Railway Hotel on Chapel writing this blog during their weekly Sunday event SHAG. I’m alone, the DJ is playing dance music, some old, some new tunes. I think about my own search for intimacy to the beat of music. I drink down my beer, low carbs. Then I think about Australian comedy and Next 2 – the dating series. Australian comedy is the hardest thing in the world to direct, because usually at it’s heart are serious life issues, just look at Muriel’s Wedding. Keep an eye out for NEXT 2 when it season 1 premieres on Channel 9 on the 27/28th March. Happy dating everyone.  And lots Happy endings too xx

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Director Noel Anderson with a well known Australain
Australian comedy is the hardest thing in the world to direct

Noel Anderson’s 15 Mins Of Fame Showreel

ABOUT – Noel Anderson- he completed NIDA’s Playwright Studio 1996, his written work includes: Hello Little Man (Melbourne Writer’s Social Anthology 2016), Kylie Kastle Throws A Party (performed in schools across Australia), Germ Warfare (Bondi Pavillion), Pulling Out (Best Writing Winner Midsumma Festival at Gasworks), Sammy and Dave (Stables Theatre), The Carer (Belvoir St Theatre), Andy Warhol’s Fifteen Minutes Of Fame (La Mama & the Jewish Museum of Australia with Warhol’s Geniuses Exhibition), Love Letters (Melbourne Arts Centre) Noel is currently working on his first feature film adaption of Sammy and Dave (Like Us on FB @sammyluvdave) and a musical about the life of a famous princess. You’ll never guess. You can follow Noel on Twitter: @Randyandy42