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.…

Interview: RJ Mitte

Cinema Australia Original Content: Standing up for Sunny will be the fifth Australian feature film released this year featuring a disabled actor in a major role including Reflections in the Dust, Pulse, Kairos and Ride Like a Girl. While the other four films are heavy on drama, Standing up for Sunny reminds us to laugh…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #35 | Stevie Cruz-Martin

Welcome to another episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. In this episode I’m joined by Stevie Cruz-Martin to discuss the beginnings of her career, her creative relationship with writer, actor and producer Daniel Monks and of course, Pulse. Pulse is the story of a gay disabled teenage boy who is devastated when he is neglected…