Interview: Unjoo Moon

I Am Woman is Unjoo Moon’s narrative feature directorial debut. The film tells the inspiring story of singer Helen Reddy, who wrote and sang the song “I Am Woman” that became the anthem for the women’s movement in the 1970s. We recently caught up with Moon to discuss I Am Woman, working with Reddy to…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #47 | Justin Dix

Justin has been at the forefront of the Australian horror and science fiction film industry for many years as the founder and owner of special effects company Wicked of Oz Studios. Justin has over fifteen years’ experience as a top Special Effects Makeup Designer, Art Director and Production Designer, working on big-budget American productions alongside…

Interview: Shannon Murphy

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In August last year I committed the ultimate interviewer sin; I took something I read on IMDb as gospel. During an interview with Australian actor Marta Dusseldorp, I asked about her role in children’s television…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #46 | Isabel Peppard and Josie Hess

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, host Matthew Eeles is joined by award-winning director, animator and visual artist Isabel Peppard and award-winning horror, comedy, documentary and porn filmmaker Josie Hess. These two very…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #44 | Ben Lawrence

Cinema Australia Original Content:  Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Australian filmmaker Ben Lawrence joins the Cinema Australia Podcast to discuss his new film, Hearts and Bones. Ben Lawrence is an internationally award-winning director and photographer. His short films have screened at Edinburgh, Clermont-Ferrand, Los Angeles, San…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #43 | Miranda Nation

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Welcome to the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. We all know it takes a very large team of people to make a movie. And while everyone involved works tirelessly behind the scenes, more often than not,…

Interview: Essie Davis

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES It’s only February, but 2020 has already been a big year for Essie Davis.  When I called the Cloudstreet and The Babadook actor she had just returned to Australia from London where she was…

Interview: Richard Roxburgh

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES Richard Roxburgh is no stranger to Western Australia. When I spoke to Roxburgh recently, the very popular and highly-respected Australian actor was in the middle of a press day for his new family film GO!, his fifth WA-shot…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #42 | Owen Trevor

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Back in August 2019 I caught up with GO! director Owen Trevor at CinefestOZ in Busselton. Most of GO! was shot in Busselton so there was no better place to have a chat. Originally, I filmed the interview but because I’m…