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…

Interview: Sophie Hyde

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 caught up with director Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays) to discuss her new film, Animals. Directed by Hyde, written by Emma Jane Unsworth based on her acclaimed novel of the same…

Interview: Jennifer Kent

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Writer and director Jennifer Kent talks us through the making of her horrific and deeply affecting masterpiece, The Nightingale. You can read our full review of the film here. “I really wanted the violence…

Interview: Marta Dusseldorp

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Here’s a note for anyone researching Marta Dusseldorp’s career: Regardless of what her IMDb filmography tells you, Marta did not star in 52 episodes of children’s animated television series, Sea Princesses. “I didn’t ever…