Trailer of the Day: Digital Athletes: The Road to Seat League

Digital Athletes: The Road to Seat League Written and Directed by Josh Hale Produced by Josh Hale, Stephen Simmons, Vito Leo Starring Stuart Lumsden, Kyle McCallion, Reece Madam, Keyth Williams, Krystal Shuttleworth, Vito Leo, Tiahni Wilton and Karyn Verco This hilarious mockumentary follows an ambitious event promoter as he tries to launch a new national championship based around video gaming. Inviting the five top gamers…

NFSA to celebrate The King

Next month, NSFA are celebrating Graham Kennedy, with a short season featuring some of his most memorable big screen roles. Kennedy was Australian television’s first superstar – The King. But he was also a serious film actor and, according to TV writer Mike McColl-Jones, ‘it plagued Graham that he was characterised as a television clown,…

Eligibility changes at AACTA and new award announced

AACTA have announced a few policy changes for feature film eligibility making it easier for films to get AACTA recognition. A new award has also been announced for Best Online Video or Series. You can read the statements from AACTA below. Feature Film Eligibility Policy Changes Following extensive industry consultation, AACTA has announced a new…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #22 | Romi Trower

In the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast host Matthew Eeles is joined by director Romi Trower to discuss her new film, What If It Works?. Adrian (Luke Ford), an irrepressibly chirpy tech nerd, suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Grace (Anna Samson), a beautiful street artist, suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder (aka Multiple Personality Disorder).…

Interview: Sara West

Interview by Matthew Eeles A lot of noise is being made both at home and overseas about Australia’s current crop of young up-and-comers like Odessa Young, Angourie Rice, Katherine Langford and Levi Miller. But don’t for one second forget about Sara West. Trust us, she’s gonna be huge. Sara is waiting for the water in…

Actor Focus: Tim Kano

“I had recently returned to Melbourne when I got the Neighbours audition, so it was like the stars aligning.” Interview by Joanne Kmaid What inspired you to spread your wings outside New Zealand, your hometown? During my childhood my parents travelled a lot, so I’d often go with them. I went to primary school in…

Trailer of the Day: Gallipoli

Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia proudly present a celebration of Australian film – past present and future – through a program of monthly screenings. One of the great Australian films, Peter Weir’s Gallipoli is a sprawling story of mate-ship, loyalty and national identity. It also marks a very special time in Australian cinema where scale,…