Interview: Alex Lorian

Subject 36 is the story of a woman who studies strangers obsessively, until one of her subjects changes everything. “I’ve never done anything like what Gwen does in this film, but some of her unhealthy and antisocial behaviour, and her fears and insecurities are drawn from my experiences as a teenager and young adult.” Interview…

Cinema Australia Podcast #26 | Craig Anderson

Red Christmas stars scream queen Dee Wallace as a matriarch who has invited her children to celebrate one last Christmas in their family home before it’s sold. Amid celebrations and domestic drama, they receive a visit from a mysterious stranger. Disfigured and cloaked, they feel sorry for him until they discover his extreme religious motives…

Interview: Shari Sebbens

  “Change the date but also change the system. My worry as an Aboriginal Australian is that after the apology happened everybody assumed that Aboriginal people had equality in this country and it’s just not true.” Actor Shari Sebbens has only four feature film credits to her name, but it feels like she’s been around…

Interview: Gregory Erdstein and Alice Foulcher

  It’s been awhile since a small, independent Aussie film (made for just $60,000) received such consistently good reviews averaging around four stars. We can’t remember another low budget comedy receiving this much media attention from outlets like The Herald Sun, The Guardian and Triple J. Such is the power of Erdstein and Foulcher’s micro…

Interview: Claudia Pickering

“Improv is so important because you have to be present and honest. You have to be reacting honestly to things at all times instead of being a bullshit artist.” Interview by Matthew Eeles How has the film been received so far? Man, the screenings have been so good. During the Q&As I’ve found that people…

Interview: Shannon Ashlyn & Ben Mortley

Your partner comes home and they tell you they’ve cheated on you. It’s a situation we all fear and how we respond can either define us or break us. New Australian drama Zelos explores the issue, and the unexpected life changes people are faced with in this situation, through the eyes of Bernard and Shannon, played…