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,…

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…