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Retro Review: Celia

“Celia has never been as well regarded as it ought to be, especially given the lack of recognised Australian films about children that aren’t children’s films.” Written by David Morgan-Brown Along with Newsfront and The Devil’s Playground, Celia is another superb directorial debut from an Australian filmmaker, showing a very mature vision through the film’s style…

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Peninsula Short Film Fest returns for 2017

The Sphere Peninsula Short Film Fest is Victoria’s largest public short film screening and will be held for the sixth year running in Rosebud from Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 February 2017. Promising filmmakers will showcase their work in front of a panel of luminaries who will award individuals in a total of nine…

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Trailer of the Day: Never Forget

Never Forget Written, Produced and Directed by John Bling Starring Van Nguyen, Ivan Bradara, Tam Dinh, Wesley Forke, Karla Hillam, Andrea McCannon, Andy McPhee and Ann Truong Kim, a young Australian nurse, is about to start her new life with her boyfriend. In the middle of proposing to her, she gets the biggest news of her life; her father who she hasn’t seen since she…

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First trailer drops for Tori Garrett’s Don’t Tell

A powerful new trailer has dropped for Tori Garrett’s highly anticipated Australian film, Don’t Tell boasting an all-star cast including Jack Thompson, Aden Young, Rachel Griffiths, Sara West, Jacqueline McKenzie, Gyton Grantley, Susie Porter, Martin Sacks and Robert Taylor. Don’t Tell is the story of a young woman who fought back after enduring sexual abuse at a prestigious private…

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Interview: Sarah Jayne – Plus an exclusive look behind the scenes of Friends, Foes and Fireworks

Brave, bold, passionate filmmakers thinking outside the box, turning a simple idea into one of the most interesting filmmaking concepts in recent memory. We don’t hear enough of these stories coming out of the Australian film industry. Sarah Jayne and her partner, Ivan, are in post-production on their new film, Friends, Foes and Fireworks – a fully improvised comedy/drama set…

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Interview: Ronnie Minder

“Seeing my name on the Oscars website next to many of my composing heroes such as Alan Silvestri, Mark Isham, John Williams and Hans Zimmer, was an amazing feeling,” Swiss-born, Australian based composer Ronnie Minder told Cinema Australia. His first feature film score for Matthew Holmes’ The Legend of Ben Hall is one of 145 scores to…