Director Hugh Sullivan with Josh McConville and Hannah Marshall. (Photo by Brendan Cain)

Interview: Hugh Sullivan

It’s a crime The Infinite Man wasn’t nominated for the $100,000 prize at this year’s CinéfestOZ film festival. Ironically, it was the most talk about film over the five day event and, with all due respect, was a far better film in every regard than Robert Connolly’s Paper Planes which took home the loot. When I asked…

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EXCLUSIVE! Your first look at Heath Davis’ Broke

Cinema Australia readers have been given an exclusive first-look at Heath Davis’ new film Broke starring Steve Le Marquand, Claire Van Der Boom and Brendan Cowell. You can get your first look at the film below. An ageing rail worker, Cec, finds his former footy hero turned washed up gambling addict, Ben “BK” Kelly passed out one evening and decides to take…

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Mack Lindon’s Rise gets a release date

Pinnacle Films will release Mack Lindon’s debut feature film Rise, based upon his own real life story, in cinemas across Australia on November 6, 2014. With exceptional performances by newcomer Nathan Wilson, Martin Sacks and Marty Rhone, Rise follows the story of a young nurse, Will McIntyre (Wilson), who loses his freedom after a one night stand leads…

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Benjamin Morton’s Rags wraps

Somewhere in a forest in Sydney the first of many screams were heard as production on new independent horror film “Rags” began filming only a few months ago. The project sees director Benjamin Morton and actress Jenna Bridge re-team after their award winning short film P.O.V’s success last year. The film follows a group of…

Angus Sampson in a scene from The Mule.

Angus Sampson and Leigh Whannell to tour The Mule – in Melbourne and Sydney only

TOUR TO PROMOTE THE UNIQUE ELEVATED DIGITAL RELEASE OF ANGUS SAMPSON & LEIGH WHANNELL’S AUSTRALIAN FEATURE; ‘THE MULE’ Entertainment One and The Mule filmmakers are thrilled to announce the Australian feature film The Mule will launch to Australian audiences on iTunes and other digital platforms on November 21, ensuring that the film can be seen immediately on any device, at any…

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Chopper’s big wins at MUFF

Mark ‘Chopper’ Read wins Best Supporting Actor at Melbourne Underground FIlm Festival – for his role in Start.Options.Exit. The late Mark ‘Choper’ Read, who passed October last year has taken out best supporting actor for his role as a volatile army disposal store clerk in the subversive independent Melbourne dark comedy Start.Options.Exit. According to Read’s…