5 minutes with Jackson Tozer

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. The St Kilda Film Festival kicks off this Friday night, with Riley Sugars’ hilarious comedy short, Hatchback, featuring in the prestigious opening night lineup. A few weeks ago Cinema Australia caught up with Hatchback director Riley Sugars,…

Cinema Australia Podcast #79 | Renée Webster

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. How to Please a Woman writer and director Renée Webster joins the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. Renée’s recent directing work includes series one and two of the drama serial The Heights for Matchbox Pictures and…

5 minutes with Riley Sugars

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Regular Cinema Australia readers may remember this publication spruiking Riley Sugars’ last short film, Rabbits – a heavy-hitting family drama set in late 1960’s Australia. If you watched the film, you will be excited to know that Sugars’…

Cinema Australia Podcast #78 | Joel Jackson

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Welcome to a very special episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. As regular listeners will know, discussions on this podcast are usually centred around a particular film, and it’s not often I take listeners on a deep…

Cinema Australia Podcast #77 | Jane Castle

Cinema Australia Original Content: Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Filmmaker Jane Castle joins the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast to discuss her new documentary, When the Camera Stopped Rolling.   The daughter of trailblazing Australian filmmaker, Lilias Fraser, Jane tells the epic tale of her mother’s extraordinary life, her career and their…

Interview: Damon Gameau

Cinema Australia Original Content: Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Actor-turned-documentary filmmaker Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film, 2040) is currently on a national tour with his latest think-piece, Regenerating Australia – a 17-minute short film based on a four-month interview process with a diverse group of Australians who shared their hopes and dreams for the country’s future. Set on…

Interview: Ivan Sen

Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… It was October 2013 and Cinema Australia was in its infancy. I had been building my online Australian film publication for less than a month when I was offered an interview with Ivan Sen to talk about this new movie he was promoting called Mystery Road. I remember the weather…

Interview: Ryan Kwanten

Cinema Australia Original Content: Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… “What a lovely guy.” Those were the first words I said to myself as I ended my Zoom call with Ryan Kwanten. The Australian-born, internationally adored actor has an air of hippy about him – His beard is long, and his hair is scruffy. He’s…