Interview: Essie Davis

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES It’s only February, but 2020 has already been a big year for Essie Davis.  When I called the Cloudstreet and The Babadook actor she had just returned to Australia from London where she was…

Interview: Richard Roxburgh

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES Richard Roxburgh is no stranger to Western Australia. When I spoke to Roxburgh recently, the very popular and highly-respected Australian actor was in the middle of a press day for his new family film GO!, his fifth WA-shot…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #42 | Owen Trevor

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Back in August 2019 I caught up with GO! director Owen Trevor at CinefestOZ in Busselton. Most of GO! was shot in Busselton so there was no better place to have a chat. Originally, I filmed the interview but because I’m…

Interview: Genevieve Bailey

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Following her smash hit I Am Eleven, Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey was inspired to find more diverse and positive portrayals of men exploring their emotional selves. Her new film, Happy Sad Man, gives an unforgettable voice to…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #40 | Mike Green

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast host Matthew Eeles is joined by independent filmmaker Mike Green to discuss his new thriller, Outback. Mike Green previously worked on award winning short film Mother, starring Maya Strange and the great Eddie…

Cinema Australia Podcast #39 | James Di Martino

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles is joined by writer and director James Di Martino to discuss his feature film debut, The Faceless Man. The Faceless Man follows Emily (Sophie Thurling) who is struggling to adjust…

Interview: Rachel Griffiths

Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles caught up with actor, writer, producer, director, Oscar-nominee and Golden Globe and AFI winner Rachel Griffiths to discuss her new film, Ride Like a Girl, based on the inspirational true story of Melbourne Cup winning Jockey, Michelle Payne. As a little girl, Michelle Payne dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne…