Interview: Joel Jackson

Actor Joel Jackson puts his heart and soul into playing Marcus Stamm in Greg McLean’s harrowing survival thriller, Jungle. “I don’t know if Marcus’ family will see this picture, or what they will think, but you become hyper-aware of paying your respects to somebody who went through these things in real life.” Interview by Matthew Eeles…

Interview: Nichola Balestri

Young Perth actress Nichola Balestri gives a standout performance in Ben Elton’s new comedy, Three Summers which even impressed her co-star and Australian acting legend, Michael Caton. Here, Nichola fills us in on her journey so far and her ambitions going forward. Interview by Matthew Eeles When did you first become interested in acting? I’ve…

Interview: Donna McRae

Lost Gully Road will have its world premiere at Monster Fest this month. We caught up with the director of the new Australian supernatural thriller, Donna McRae. Interview by Matthew Eeles Can you tell us about yourself and your filmmaking journey so far. I came into filmmaking as an actor. I graduated from drama school and…

Interview: Matthew Goldsworthy and Julian Barbor

Marital Problems is a solid little Australian dramedy. With a great script and an impressive cast, Marital Problems is the surprise film of the year. Here, Cinema Australia caught up with the film’s creators to discuss bringing their micro-budget indie to life. Interview by Matthew Eeles How did you two come to work on Marital…

Interview: Alex Lorian

Subject 36 is the story of a woman who studies strangers obsessively, until one of her subjects changes everything. “I’ve never done anything like what Gwen does in this film, but some of her unhealthy and antisocial behaviour, and her fears and insecurities are drawn from my experiences as a teenager and young adult.” Interview…