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…

Interview: Roz Hammond

Cinema Australia Original Content: Reaching New Heights by Matthew Eeles The Heights is ABC’s new 30 episode serial drama. It’s their own take on popular, long-running shows like Neighbours and Home and Away, although targeted at a much more mature audience. As well as many newcomers, The Heights stars a handful of famous Australian faces including Roz…

Interview: Trevor Jamieson

Cinema Australia Original Content: As a boy growing up in the Goldfields of Western Australia, Trevor Jamieson dreamed of playing Fingerbone Bill and following in the footsteps of his idol, David Gulpilil. Jamieson got the chance not once, but twice, portraying Mike ‘Storm Boy’ Kingley’s mentor in both the Barking Gecko stage play and director Shawn…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #32 | David Fairhurst

My guest on this episode is David Fairhurst – the writer, director, co-producer and co-editor of the claustrophobic, mind-bending psychological thriller Reaching Distance. Logan, a cynic with a photographic memory, follows his sister’s killer onto a night-rider bus. As the line between past and present begins to blur on the journey, Logan uncovers he has…

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,…