Psychological horror Sweet River commences shooting

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Production is underway in the Byron Bay and Tweed Heads region on the new psychological horror Sweet River, starring UK actor Lisa Kay (Heartbeat, Indian Summers), Martin Sacks (Blue Heelers, Underbelly) and Genevieve Lemon (Top of the Lake, The Dressmaker). Kay…

Trailer of the Day: On Halloween

Written, Produced and Directed by Timothy Boyle Starring Giselle van der Wiel, Aaron J March, Robert Harrell, James Pratt, Ivan Topic, Daniel Musial, Patch May, Brandon Paterson, Ezekiel Simat, Conor Fogarty, Anna Bauert with Terry Serio and Telen Rodwell A journalist goes in search of the truth after a series of brutal deaths and disappearances…

Judas Collar Exclusive: How to make a film starring camels

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Western Australian writer/director Alison James and WA producer Brooke Tia Silcox have released their critically-acclaimed, award-winning short film, Judas Collar online for a limited ten-day release as part of the film’s 2020 Oscars campaign. Judas Collar is one…

Sunday Shorts: Ascendant

Directed by Josh Zammit Written by Josh Zammit and Samuel Loveridge Produced by Samuel Loveridge and Josh Zammit Starring Harry Greenwood In a bleak industrial future, a lone man wanders a recently abandoned greyhound track, chasing former glory, only to be confronted by what he finds. Director’s Statement Development on Ascendant began in early 2014.…

Bilched is about to hit cinemas – Here’s where you can see it

New Australian dramedy Bilched will be released nationally from November 21. Directed by Jeremy Cumpston and written by Hal Cumpston, Bilched is wild ride through the last days of High School with anti-hero Hal alongside his slacker/jock mates. Amongst the hilarious universal teenage stupidity and chaos of the penultimate end-of-school house party, it becomes glaringly obvious…

Review: Locusts

Locusts Directed by Heath Davis Written by Angus Watts Starring Ben Geurens, Jessica McNamee, Nathanil Dean, Andy McPhee, Justin Rosniak, Steve LeMarquand, Damian Hill and Alan Dukes. “Playing like some mongrel hybrid between Wake in Fright and Get Carter, Davis’ latest turns familiar narrative earth – alienated scion returns to a hostile hometown and old…