Action called on Blue Dog

Filming is underway in Western Australia’s Pilbara region on Blue Dog, the second movie in the Red Dog franchise. Joining the canine ‘Blue Dog’ are distinguished Australian actors Bryan Brown (Australia, Beautiful Kate) and John Jarratt (Wolf Creek), alongside newcomer Levi Miller (Pan, Terra Nova) and UK actor Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, Fury, Black Hawk Down). Culture and the Arts Minister…

John Jarratt’s Stalkher to hit cinemas this August!

Australian cinema’s scariest bad guy, John Jarratt, has placed himself behind and in front of the camera in his directorial debut, STALKHER, an inappropriately funny, dark, romantic thriller, set for theatrical release in late August, distributed by The Backlot Films. Written by Kris Maric and co-directed by Kaarin Fairfax (well, Jarratt spends half the film tied to a chair, doesn’t he?),…

Scare Campaign becomes first Australian feature film to offer fans an immersive virtual reality experience

Jumpgate VR, in collaboration with Cyan Films, have created a virtual reality experience for the upcoming Cairnes brothers feature, Scare Campaign – the first time an Australian feature film has used the technology to engage fans. A 90-second teaser trailer has just been released for Scare Campaign: The VR Experience, which is available via Jumpgate’s…

$2.1M funds a swag of Victorian film and TV projects

Eleven Victorian productions are set to hit the screens at home and abroad thanks to the latest round of funding from Film Victoria announced today by Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley. Announcing the $2.1 million Andrews Labor Government investment, Mr Foley said the eleven supported projects will begin production in the coming months, generating…

Simon Stone’s The Daughter to premiere at Sydney Film Festival

Simon Stone’s dramatic feature will open the Official Competition of the festival. Roadshow Films, in conjunction with producers Jan Chapman and Nicole O’Donohue, are pleased to announce that Australian film The Daughter has been selected for Official Competition at Sydney Film Festival. The feature film directorial debut of acclaimed theatre-maker Simon Stone will have its…