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…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #38 | Steven Vidler

It’s been 22 years since Steven Vidler directed Blackrock, a teenage drama about the rape and murder of a young schoolgirl starring Heath Ledger in his first feature film role. Since them the AFTRS and VCA graduate who also holds a research PhD in screenwriting from Macquarie University, has had a long and successful acting career starring…

Interview: Stan Grant

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  I’ve never been as moved by an Australian documentary as I was by The Australian Dream. It moved me because of the subject obviously, but I was also moved by it because I’m…

Interview: Bryan Brown

Cinema Australia Original Content: Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles caught up with Bryan Brown to discuss the Australian acting legend’s new film, Palm Beach. Palm Beach features an all-star cast of Australian screen legends including Golden Globe-nominated icons Bryan Brown (Australia Day), Sam Neill (The Daughter), Oscar nominee Richard E. Grant (Gosford Park), Greta Scacchi (The…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #36 | Andrew Garton

Cinema Australia Original Content: In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast host Matthew Eeles chats with filmmaker Andrew Garton about his new documentary Forged From Fire which charts the valleys and peaks of the heartwarming project known as The Blacksmiths Tree. On Black Saturday, 7 February 2009, townships north-east of Melbourne were engulfed by firestorms.…