Filmmaker Focus: Matthew Maio Mackay

Cinema Australia Original Content: “Filmmaking is not a phase. This is something I want to pursue long-term, especially writing and directing in film, television and theatre.” Matthew Maio Mackay is a young Australian filmmaker whose credits include Book Club, Bestia, Smothered, A Tale of the Laundry Game, Love and Blood and Tooth 4 Tooth. Interview by Joanne Kmaid If you could…

Retro Review: Idiot Box

Directed by David Caesar Written by David Caesar Starring Ben Mendelsohn, Jeremy Sims, John Polson and Graeme Blundell Written by Gavin Bond Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. While Aussie actors the likes of Margot Robbie and Chris Hemsworth have conquered Hollywood, it seems, virtually overnight, one…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2020!

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. 2020 is set to be a massive year for Australian cinema, and we’re excited to see absolutely everything! Before you read our list below, you should know that we’ve already seen a bunch of films due for release this year including True…

Director Glenn Triggs has announced an intriguing new film project

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES The Comet Kids and Apocalyptic filmmaker Glenn Triggs has announced his new, independent feature film project, Dreams of Paper & Ink. The film’s plot is being kept under wraps for now, but the Melbourne-based…

5 things you need to know about True History of the Kelly Gang

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES Over the last few days I’ve been powering through Peter Carey’s multi-award winning book, True History of the Kelly Gang preparing myself for the Stan. Original movie which officially drops in January next year. Justin…

Exclusive Clip! Kairos

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Cinema Australia readers have been treated to an exclusive clip from Paul Barakat’s Kairos. Chris Bunton packs a formidable punch in this trailblazing Australian drama – a rare film that places both a performer and a character…