Interview: Clayton Jacobson

Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles caught up with director Clayton Jacobson to discuss his brilliant new black comedy Brothers’ Nest. Not only has Jacobson delivered one hell of a film, he’s also given us one of the finest performances of the year. Brothers’ Nest is a gripping, seriously strange, seriously dark drama sure to go down…

Interview: Simone Buchanan

Actor and director Simon Buchanan talks about her career so far, Shame, Hey Dad! and Chris Sun’s horrific new creature feature Boar! “I felt this real sense of responsibility for this character.” Interview by Matthew Eeles I was interested to hear you’re currently directing Neighbours. I am. I’ve been working crazy hours and it’s been…

Director Nic Barker fills us in on Short Distance

Director Nic Barker has spent the last four year’s putting together his first feature film, Short Distance, a drama about the breakdown and build up of three interconnecting relationships set in inner city Melbourne. Here, Barker fills us in on the making of his new film which will be released for free on June 1…

Interview: John V. Soto

Director John V. Soto discusses his new Perth-shot Sci Fi thriller, The Gateway. John’s previous directing credits include The Reckoning starring Luke Hemsworth, Viva Bianca and Jonathan LaPaglia and Needle with Ben Mendelsohn.  Interview by Matthew Eeles Tell us a about ‘The many interacting worlds hypothesis’ and your research into it? Early on in the development process for…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #30 | Geraldine Hakewill, Michael Whalley and Tony Prescott (The Pretend One)

In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, actors Geraldine Hakewill and Michael Whalley and director Tony Prescott discuss their incredible new film, The Pretend One. An adult woman’s imaginary friend from childhood, Hugo, finds his existence threatened when a real person becomes the woman’s love interest. The Pretend One will have its world premiere…

Interview: Jill Bilcock

A Cut Above When Cinema Australia caught up with Jill Bilcock the Australian film editing legend was in the middle of cutting Mystify: Michael Hutchence, Richard Lowenstein’s documentary about troubled INXS frontman Michael Hutchence. “Right now I’m looking at the scrawlings of Michael,” Bilcock told Cinema Australia. “I’m reading all his lyrics, and things he wrote…