New global streaming service SHELTER the premium home for architecture, design, lifestyle and outdoor living

SHELTER, a new curated global streaming platform for architecture, design, lifestyle and outdoor living content launches on July 31, bringing together quality films, television series and the exclusive Shelter Originals: Inspired Architecture series.  The innovative new platform has partnered with global magazines Design Anthology and Green Magazine among others, to host and present premium video content from these distinctive…

I Am Woman is now a Stan Original

From the producers of The Sapphires and The Invisible Man, I Am Woman was directed by Unjoo Moon and shot by Oscar®-winning cinematographer Dion Beebe. The Stan Original Film stars Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Danielle Macdonald and Evan Peters, and will premiere on 28 August, only on Stan.​ Stan, the unrivalled home of Australian original productions, today announced…

Full trailer for digital series Ding Dong I’m Gay comes out

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Wintergarden Pictures today unveils the official trailer for Season One of the hilarious new queer- and sex-positive digital series, Ding Dong I’m Gay, ahead of the July 22 series launch, when the first two episodes will be released for free.…

Emma Booth announced as CinefestOZ patron

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. CinefestOZ has named AACTA award-winning actress Emma Booth as a Patron of the festival.­­ The West Australian-born actress, best known for the award-winning Australian thriller Hounds of Love and TV series Glitch and The Gloaming, has been attending the…

MDFF Review: Strangers to the World

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Strangers to the World Directed by Grant Fraser Review by Travis Johnson The big problem that Strangers to the World faces is that it’s coming to us after the release of A Hidden Life last year. Both cover the…

MDFF Review: Batman and Me

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Batman and Me Director Michael Wayne Review by Travis Johnson If you spend any time in nerdy circles you get exposed to plenty of obsessive collectors. I know guys who have sunk unholy amounts of money into Lego, or NECA…

MDFF Review: Wongar

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Wongar Directed by Andrijana Stojkovic Review by Travis Johnson This observational documentary is a look into the life of the titular Serbian-Australian writer. Born Sreten Božić in what was then Yugoslavia, the man now known as B. Wongar fled his…

Psychological thriller Aversion is now in post-production

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Aversion – a psychological thriller, directed by award-winning filmmaker, Aaron Kamp – was filmed in Buckland Estate, Perth.  Perth based production company Seize The Day Studios has wrapped filming on its new short film Aversion filmed at Buckland Estate, just…

Making Small Island Big Song – An Oceanic Songline

Cinema Australia Original Content: Filmed over three years on 16 Island nations across the Pacific & Indian Oceans, this grassroots musical follows the ocean highways uniting ancient musical lineages. From Madagascar to Rapa Nui/Easter Island, Taiwan to Zenadth Kes/The Torres Strait. A heartfelt plea for environmental awareness and cultural preservation from those on the frontline…

Confirmed! CinefestOZ will return in 2020

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. It’s arguably the best film festival in Australia. CinefestOZ is an unrivalled celebration of Australian film that’s also home to Australia’s richest film prize – a $100,000 cash prize awarded to the best film as voted by a jury…