Web Series Wednesday: Single Ladies

Cinema Australia Original Content: Directed by Mimi Helm, Gemma Hall and Jacqueline Pelczar Written by Aaron Moss Starring Alexandra Nell, Megan Hollier and Jad Abid Single Ladies follows the misadventures of unlikely trio Catherine, Nina and Hashim as they try to save their sex positive radio show from the conservative owners of the station. Written by Mimi…

Exclusive Clip! Cerulean Blue

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  by Matthew Eeles Cerulean Blue will celebrate its world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival next month. Writer, producer and director Adrian Ortega says the idea for his engaging two-hander came directly from…

MDFF Exclusive: Looby

Cinema Australia Original Content: Article author: Sean Murphy, Producer “Tell him I said get fucked.” The response came as a surprise – why was this person so worked up when asked about Looby?  To me, Australian painter Keith Looby was a gentle old man; a softly-spoken family friend whiling away his days in a backyard…

Retro Review: Money Movers

Cinema Australia Original Content: Directed by Bruce Beresford Written by Bruce Beresford and Devon Minchin Starring Terence Donovan, Tony Bonner, Ed Devereaux, Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell, Candy Raymond, Jeanie Drynan and Bryan Brown. An armoured car company is the target of repeated heists. Company leadership is enforcing new measures in order to tighten security. The biggest…

Sunday Shorts: Tech, Support

Written and Directed by Nic Barker Co-written by and starring Jordan Barr and Darcy Kent Amanda is just trying to get the internet working, but hits a roadblock in the form of a sexist IT support worker on the phone. Article by Nic Barker Tech, Support is a semi-improvised comedic satire about the micro-aggressions that…

MDFF Exclusive! Director Christopher Basile on Kartika: 9 Ways of Seeing

Kartika: 9 Ways of Seeing is a 55-minute documentary film portraying the legendary Indonesian artist Kartika through the lens of Melbourne director Christopher Basile. Still actively painting and sculpting, Kartika is the 84-year-old daughter of Indonesia’s most celebrated modern painter Affandi (1904-1990). Although Kartika’s artistic talent was evident at an early age, she was born in…