Focus on MDFF: Mental as Everything

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. “Why would you want to create and output anything in a different industry, in this case as a hobby filmmaker? Isn’t the life of a musician challenging enough?” As a musician who also creates in mediums other…

Focus on MDFF: Finding Creativity

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Written by filmmaker Roger Ungers  When I think of creativity, I get this image of an artist, such as a painter, being entranced in a romantic moment of expression as they pour their heart and soul onto…

An introduction to The Neon Across the Ocean

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Set sometime in the not-too-distant future, after the worldwide crisis of 2020, Mandy is a 17-year-old Filipino Australian. In her final year of high school and dealing with her parents impending divorce, she navigates a world driven by a new normal…

Affordable, resourceful & sustainable living; and the world premiere of Permanent Camping 2

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Focus on MDFF: We Are Conjola

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. On New Year’s Ever in 2019, filmmaker Ash Brennan lost his house in the Conjola Park Bushfire which nearly killed his brother and many others who stayed to fight. From a Perth hotel room Ash saw the…

MDFF Review: Australia Burns… Silence of the Land

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Written and Directed by Shane McLachlan Review by Gavin Bond You have got to hand it to independent Aussie filmmaker Shane McLachlan. Not only did the Sydney based documentarian completely self-fund the production of this timely environmentally…

Jett star! Dia Taylor discusses her new rock drama

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia. by Matthew Eeles Back in 2017, Cinema Australia covered the very solid, micro budget, indie drama, Marital Problems. We shared the trailer and interviewed the film’s talented screenwriter Julian Barbor, and producer Matthew Goldsworthy. But an interview…

Retro Review: Road Games

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Directed by Richard FranklinWritten by Everett De RocheStarring Stacy Keach, Jamie Lee Curtis, Marion Edward, Grant Page Written by Gavin Bond Unabashed Aussie film fan Quentin Tarantino pronounced during one of his many interviews on the subject,…

Get to Know: Lawrence Murphy and Oscar Millar

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Lawrence Murphy and Oscar Miller are two WAAPA graduates who have made four short films together since graduating in 2020.  Their latest short film, Immortal, produced under their Lazy Films banner, follows a young beaten down scientist…