Interview: Alex Lykos

Cinema Australia Original Content: Unsatisfied with his first feature film experience on Alex & Eve, writer, director, producer and actor Alex Lykos explains how he took complete control of his new Australian romantic comedy, Me & My Left Brain. “The whole process of the making of Alex & Eve did cause some infighting behind the…

Interview: Damon Gameau

Cinema Australia Original Content: Did you enjoy this interview? Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles caught up with director Damon Gameau to discuss his new documentary 2040. What could the future look like if we embraced the best solutions…

Interview: Ben Hackworth

Did you enjoy reading this interview? Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  “It’s not heavy on plot. It’s all about character, and these characters are complex and real,” Australian director Ben Hackworth tells Cinema Australia about Celeste. Since the early 2000s Hackworth has directed…

Interview: Louise Alston

Cinema Australia Original Content: Game On Since graduating from AFTRS Louise Alston has produced television, worked in theatre and directed two feature films – All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane and Jucy, which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2010. Despite this success, Alston still had to prove her value to…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #34 | Imogen Thomas

Cinema Australia Original Content: In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, host Matthew Eeles is joined by director Imogen Thomas to talk about her heartwarming new film, Emu Runner. Emu Runner tells the story of nine-year-old Indigenous girl, Gem Daniels (newcomer Rhae-Kye Waites), who lives in a remote Australian town. As she copes with…

Interview: Anthony Maras

Cinema Australia Original Content: Australian filmmaker Anthony Maras has delivered one of the year’s best films, and one of Australia’s great feature film debuts. We caught up with Maras to discuss the brutally violent and frighteningly real, Hotel Mumbai. “You have to put on your emotional armour for this film.” Interview by Matthew Eeles Hotel Mumbai…