Competition! Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

After receiving soaring reviews and widespread critical acclaim during its August theatrical run, the feature documentaryJimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy,is finally available to own from this Wednesday, 14 November. Australians now have the chance to view the documentary at home and learn how the once unknown boy, James Dixon Swan, became the Aussie icon we know…

Web Series Wednesday: The Mother Load

New web series creator calls bullshit on herself Written and Directed by Loani Arman Produced by Melissa Crabtree Starring Bernie Van Tiel, Chloe De Los Santos, Thomas Larkin and Christen O’leary Article written by Loani Arman My ambition as writer & director of The Mother Load was always to put cultural diversity and women at the forefront of the…

Trailer of the Day: For A Good Cause

A razor-sharp satire about the trials of a junior editor in a toxic media agency is making waves online, with more than 12k YouTube views registered since the pilot episode launched last Monday. For A Good Cause was created by emerging writer and director Tony Walsh (The Bus Knight, Sodium Squad) with funding from Screen…

Eric Bana and Robert Connolly team up for The Dry

Actor Eric Bana (Munich, Romulus, My Father, Chopper) has been cast as the lead role of Aaron Falk in the feature film adaptation of Jane Harper’s bestselling and award-winning novel The Dry, producers Made Up Stories announced today. Robert Connolly (Balibo, Paper Planes, Deep State) is set to direct from a script written by Connolly…

Retro Review: In Search of Anna

by David Morgan-Brown A breezy and not-too-dramatic road movie was not an unwelcome entry in the Australian New Wave near the end of the ‘70s, particularly given the number of searing and serious socio-political films that had been previously released in the decade such as Wake in Fright, The Last Wave, The Chant of Jimmie…

Web Series Wednesday: After Nightfall

Written and Directed by Wayne Tunks Produced by Nicholas Price and Wayne Tunks Cinematography by Nicholas Price Editing by Paul Anthony Nelson Sound Design by Peter “PJ” Johnson Composing by Tony Ling Starring Tristan Clark, Prudence Holloway, Jasper Lee Lindsey, Robert Miniter, Jacinta Moses, Bronte Parkin, Nick Sinclair, Anton Smilek, Wayne Tunks and David Woodland…