5 things you need to know about Chocolate Oyster

Cinema Australia Original Content: Set in Sydney, Chocolate Oyster follows twenty-somethings Ellie (Anna Lawrence) and Taylor (Rosie Lourde), who live in Bondi apartments they can’t really afford, and pursue their dreams in a city that seems intent on thwarting them. Taylor chases a dance career by day and works as a waitress at night, while…

Web Series Wednesday: Coffee Zombie

Cinema Australia Original Content: Concept, Produced & Directed by Suhasini Seelin Concept, DOP and Edited by: Wilari Tedjosiswoyo Starring: Suhasini Seelin Guest Starring: Harlene Hercules and Gary Lee Supported by: The City of Melbourne Arts grants (artist in residence) program Article by Suhasini Seelin & Paulina Carvajal An average Australian drinks at least one cup…

Sunday Shorts: Wrong Turn

Cinema Australia Original Content: Written and Directed by Bailey Watts and Peter Danks Produced by Kallan Baita Starring Rupert Raineri, Savannah Lamble and Patch May “We wanted to illustrate the point that you don’t have to piss off to the bigger cities to create projects like this.” Article by Bailey Watts and Peter Danks Wrong Turn…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2019

2019 is set to be a huge year for Australian cinema with so many great films set for release. Here’s nine films sitting high on our must-see list for the year. It should be noted that our list from last year featured a bunch of films that weren’t released including The Nightingale, Little Monsters and…

► Sunday Shorts: After She’s Gone

Written and Directed by Richard Jamze Produced by Payton Harkonen Starring Blake Le Burniy, Kat Tait and Charlotte Stent Before its cancelation, the dangerous ‘Amber Pill’ was created to help users see their loved ones again. If you had the last pills made, would you take them? When their only daughter suddenly dies, a grieving mother…

World movie posters of Australian director Charles Chauvel

by Andrew Blair Charles Chauvel was a pioneer director of Australian films between the 1920s and 1950s. His films were shown locally and overseas. I have been interested in Chauvel’s films for over 30 years, and have been researching how these films have been advertised around the world. Advertising in the early years of films was…

Focus on Flickerfest: Jump

Hey, isn’t that guy on the bench the Wallet Wizard? He is the Wallet Wizard. But’s he’s also a damn fine actor named Michael Whalley who Cinema Australia readers will remember from The Pretend One which we’ve been banging on about for the last year. The film about the imaginary friend? That’s right. In Jump he…