5 minutes with Jackson Tozer

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. The St Kilda Film Festival kicks off this Friday night, with Riley Sugars’ hilarious comedy short, Hatchback, featuring in the prestigious opening night lineup. A few weeks ago Cinema Australia caught up with Hatchback director Riley Sugars,…

5 minutes with Riley Sugars

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Regular Cinema Australia readers may remember this publication spruiking Riley Sugars’ last short film, Rabbits – a heavy-hitting family drama set in late 1960’s Australia. If you watched the film, you will be excited to know that Sugars’…

[Exclusive] Criss Gidas writes about her new boxing drama, Canvas

Cinema Australia Original Content: Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Criss Gidas is a passionate writer, director, and producer based on the Gold Coast. Born in Melbourne, Criss was raised to Greek immigrant parents and holds dual citizenship. After studying and working in both London and across Australia, Criss was selected to be a part…

Watch Bus Stop Films’ new short film Valiant right here!

Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Inclusive short film exploring relationships, consent and dating for people with disability premieres on Valentine’s Day.  Valiant, a new ground-breaking short film created by people with disability premieres online today with the message that everyone, including those with disability, has the right to intimacy, love and healthy relationships. Jointly made…

5 minutes with Miley Tunnecliffe

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Filmmaker Miley Tunnecliffe has released a trailer for her powerful short film, In Australia, which will screen at Flickerfest this weekend. In Australia follows Grace (Karin Kowi), whose choice to leave her husband (Ben Mortley) after he…

Everything you need to know about The Lake of Scars

Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… An ancient site, a ticking clock, and the unlikely allies calling for change. In a corner of Australia exists a place of astounding natural beauty, archaeological significance, and age-old culture. But the Indigenous scarred trees and artefacts found here are at risk – until an unlikely intergenerational partnership comes…

5 things you need to know about Gold

Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… by MATTHEW EELES There’s a lot to get excited about when it comes to the highly-anticipated Gold. Firstly, it’s one of the first major Australian films of the year to be released virtually simultaneously in cinemas and on a streaming service – in this film’s case, Stan. It also stars…

My five favourite Australian films of 2021

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. I’m a little late to share my favourite Australian films from 2021, but better late than never as they say. I managed to see over 70 Australian feature films and documentaries last year, as well as an endless stream of short…

5 minutes with Myles Pollard

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Myles Pollard might be best known for his performances in much-loved television shows like McLeod’s Daughters and Home and Away, but more recently Pollard has proved he’s more than just an actor by directing two short films – Christine and the…