Interview: Matt Nable

Cinema Australia Original Content: Cinema Australia caught up with actor and screenwriter Matt Nable to discuss his violent new Australian bikie drama, 1%. “There are many types of violence. I called upon some of the things I had seen and heard as a kid. When you’re in that environment it becomes the norm.” Interview by…

Interview: Luke Sullivan

Cinema Australia Original Content: Luke Sullivan isn’t afraid to tell it how it is. The 23 year old filmmaker refuses to hold back when it comes to expressing his personal feelings about the Australian film industry and the vexing politics that have a stranglehold around creative filmmaking freedoms in this country. Out of these frustrations,…

Interview: Stephen McCallum

Cinema Australia Original Content: Director Stephen McCallum has launched his feature film career with 1%, a violent and ferocious family drama set inside the world of a brutal bikie gang. Boasting an impressive lineup of Australian acting talent including Ryan Corr, Aaron Pedersen, Abbey Lee and Simone Kessell, 1% was written by Matt Nable who…

Interview: Mark Grentell

Cinema Australia Original Content: Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles caught up with director Mark Grentell to discuss his new Australian comedy, The Merger. The Merger is a funny, feel-good movie about the Bodgy Creek ‘Roosters’ – a failing footie club who are forced to team up with some local Refugees – and end up winning more…

Interview: Marion Pilowsky

Cinema Australia Original Content: After decades working overseas, the multi-talented Marion Pilowsky has returned home to direct her first feature, The Flip Side starring Emily Taheny, Vanessa Guide, Luke McKenzie and Eddie Izzard. We caught up with Pilowsky to discuss her new comedy. “I wanted it to be completely relatable. I didn’t want the women in the film to be waking…

Interview: John Howard

Cinema Australia Original Content: We caught up with actor John Howard to discuss his new film, The Merger, directed by Mark Grentell (Backyard Ashes). The Merger is a hilarious, honest and heartwarming Australian comedy based on comedian Damian Callinan’s critically acclaimed solo show of the same name. Here’s the synopsis: The township of Bodgy Creek has seen…

Interview: Dylan River

Cinema Australia Original Content: Endurance, strength, determination, success, broken bones, mechanical destruction, battered egos and death. This is the Finke Desert Race – one of the world’s most difficult off-road courses which runs from Alice Springs to Aputula in the Northern Territory. It’s also the focus of a new documentary, Finke: There and Back, directed by motorbike…