Interview: Luke Sullivan

Cinema Australia Original Content: Luke Sullivan isn’t afraid to tell it how it is. The 23 year old filmmaker refuses to hold back when it comes to expressing his personal feelings about the Australian film industry and the vexing politics that have a stranglehold around creative filmmaking freedoms in this country. Out of these frustrations,…

Trailer of the Day: On The Move

In a world first collaboration between three Asian movie powerhouses (China, South Korea and Australia) comes an adaptation of Lao She’s Chinese classic, Rickshaw Boy. It is comprised of 3 self-contained short film segments directed by a group of filmmakers from across two continents and three languages in a world first co-production of its kind.…

Kelly Macdonald and Garrett Hedlund join David Wenham as shooting begins on Dirt Music

Principal photography commences this week on Gregor Jordan’s (Two Hands, Buffalo Soldiers) Dirt Music, adapted from Tim Winton’s award winning and Man Booker shortlisted novel by Jack Thorne (The Aeronauts, Wonder). Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominee Kelly Macdonald (Puzzle, No Country for Old Men, Boardwalk Empire) and Garrett Hedlund (Mudbound, Tron: Legacy) have been…

Interview: Stephen McCallum

Cinema Australia Original Content: Director Stephen McCallum has launched his feature film career with 1%, a violent and ferocious family drama set inside the world of a brutal bikie gang. Boasting an impressive lineup of Australian acting talent including Ryan Corr, Aaron Pedersen, Abbey Lee and Simone Kessell, 1% was written by Matt Nable who…

SciFi Film Festival announces Sarah Houbolt as the inaugural recipient of The Chris Murray Award

The SciFi Film Festival has announced the establishment of The Chris Murray Award, an honour designed to recognise an industry figure of singular vision whose determination and achievements provide inspiration to those who follow. The inaugural recipient will be actress Sarah Houbolt, star of Luke Sullivan’s Reflections in the Dust, which will have its Australian…

Trailer of the Day: Sugar Cube

Written and Directed by Luke Jacobson Produced by Luke Jacobson and Harriet Wallace-Mead Starring Matt Marasco and Tess Dobré Sugar Cube is an Australian rom-com feature film about coffee, cocktails and rejection. As James, the local barista, is sure his feelings will be rejected by his best friend Sarah, he struggles to see his gender prejudices and the damage…