Weekend Viewing: 4 Australian films new to VOD

If your New Year’s resolution was to watch more Australian films, then we’ve got you covered. Here are four Australian films new to VOD for you to watch this weekend. Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Bloody Hell Available: iTunes, Google Play and Xbox Read our review…

Review: Penguin Bloom

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Penguin Bloom Directed by Glendyn Ivin Written by Harry Cripps and Shaun Grant Produced by Emma Cooper, Steve Hutensky, Bruna Papandrea and Naomi Watts Starring Naomi Watts, Andrew Lincoln, Jacki Weaver, Rachel House, Griffin Murray-Johnston, Felix Cameron…

CinefestOZ launches brand new festival for Albany

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. With more film festivals than any other state celebrating local films, this news is further evidence that Western Australia truly is the home of Australian cinema. Our friends at CinefestOZ have announced that they’re heading further South with a brand new…

Interview: Stephen Johnson

Cinema Australia Original Content: High Ground director Stephen Johnson hopes that his new film will encourage audiences to rethink the Australian story. Cinema Australia caught up with Johnson to discuss his harrowing and confronting revenge western. Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. “It was more about trying to…

Revelation Film Festival opens international call for entries

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Revelation Perth International Film Festival is calling for entries for its 2021 edition and is looking for films of all forms, all durations, all subjects and all nationalities. This call for entries underpins the annual program slate and provides a unique…

A new trailer has landed for psychedelic sci-fi horror High Strangeness

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. A new trailer has dropped for, High Strangeness. Written and directed by Casper Jean Rimbaud and produced by Destiny West, who previous wrote, produced and directed The Unhallowed respectively, High Strangeness was shot in the small WA Wheatbelt town of Quairading. When…

Download the Cinema Australia 2020 Watchlist

How many Australian films did you watch this year? If the answer isn’t many, you can hardly blame yourself. Almost every Australian film scheduled for a 2020 release was disrupted by the pandemic. Film festivals around Australia did a great job to continue showcasing new Australian films either online, or physically, albeit with restricted audience…

Win a 2020 Australian film prize pack!

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. To round out the remainder of the year, we’re giving you the chance to win one of three Australian film prize packs including Escape and Evasion, Koko: A Red Dog Story, Paper Champions and Below. See entry details below. Escape and…