Sunday Shorts: Placidyl

It’s David Lynch meets The Stepford Wives in this dark allegorical comedy about a woman with a misshapen head, and the under-lurkings of a town secret buried deep. Placidyl (Or The Dairy of a Madwoman) asks the big questions; What is it to be an outcast with a triangle-shaped cranium? How can society be as…

The Crowdfunders: Black Ghost

As a non-profit website dedicated to the support and promotion of Australian made films, Cinema Australia rarely gets the opportunity to throw cash at crowdfunding projects. Trust us, if we had the money we’d be executive producers on almost every new Australian film calling for supporters through the myriad of crowdfunding platforms available on the interwebs. That’s…

Focus on MDFF #2: Tunnel Vision

Director Ivan Hexter writes exclusively for Cinema Australia about his documentary, Tunnel Vision which is screening at this year’s Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. Article Written by DP Ivan Hexter Documentaries are usually created by filmmakers who fully embrace their subjects. They are driven by a passion to tell a story about someone or something that…

Watch! Sunday Shorts: Grid Face

Grid Face Directed by Naveed Farro Starring Athan Bellos Grid Face highlights the issues regarding creative freedom by following a man leading a double life as an architect and a graffiti writer. Written by Naveed Farro Grid Face is a short film that follows an architect, Felix, who is leading a double life as a graffiti writer. Constantly…

Actor Focus: Nelly Yoa

“I grew up in Sudan, a war-torn country with no hope or future. The struggle, poverty and uncertainty has motivated me to spread my wings.” Interview by Joanne Kmaid With a new AFL career, how do you find time for acting? It’s really difficult at times due to training sessions and other media commitments, but when…