Holding the Man Cinema Australia FEATURED

Melbourne International Film Festival First Glance: Downriver and Holding the Man to premiere

The Melbourne International Film Festival revealed a sneak peak of its 2015 program today and it’s got the Cinema Australia team very excited. Some highlights of the program include Grant Scicluna’s Downriver, Neil Armfield’s highly anticipated Holding the Man, and short film The Nice House, following  2015 Australian of the Year and domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty. The…

FEATURED St Kilda Film Festival The Summer of ABC Burns Cinema Australia

Nominations announced for the 2015 St Kilda Film Festival – $10,000 cash prize up for grabs

Australia’s longest-standing and publicly owned short film festival, St Kilda Film Festival, has today announced this year’s award nominees who are in the running for more than $50,000 worth of cash and prizes across 16 categories. As an ACADEMY AWARDS® qualifying event, the winners of this year’s Best Short Film and Best Documentary are eligible for consideration in the OSCARS® Short Film and OSCARS® Documentary…

Hamartia Cinema Australia

Emma Humphreys’ Hamartia to premiere in Perth

Hamartia, the second feature film by Perth filmmaker Emma Humphreys, will premiere at The Backlot Perth on July 8. Featuring a cast of West Australian actors and entirely W.A. made, Hamartia is Emma Humphreys’ second feature after her 2011 debut Inner Circle, an official selection of the Arizona International Film Festival. Hamartia tells the story of a…

Sydney Underground Film Festival Cinema Australia Featured

Made a film? Only a few days left to submit your Sydney Underground Film Festival entries

The Sydney Underground Film Festival programs unique, quality independent films that transgress the status quo and challenge the conservative conventions of filmmaking. The festival is devoted to renewing local interest in independent and experimental film as part of an international underground film culture and aims to change an ingrained culture of cinematic complacency and revitalise an…

Blue Dog Cinema Australia Featured

Action called on Blue Dog

Filming is underway in Western Australia’s Pilbara region on Blue Dog, the second movie in the Red Dog franchise. Joining the canine ‘Blue Dog’ are distinguished Australian actors Bryan Brown (Australia, Beautiful Kate) and John Jarratt (Wolf Creek), alongside newcomer Levi Miller (Pan, Terra Nova) and UK actor Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, Fury, Black Hawk Down). Culture and the Arts Minister…