Roderick MacKay’s The Furnace to go into production next month

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Director Roderick MacKay will make his feature film debut with The Furnace with TIFF rising star, Ahmed Malekand Australia’s David Wenham to headline the cast. Set in Western Australia’s 1890s gold rush, The Furnace is an unlikely hero’s tale, navigating greed…

New Dirt Music clip sweeps in

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  A new clip has dropped for Dirt Music ahead of the film’s world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The stunning landscape of Western Australia is the backdrop for an impassioned tale of love and grief in…

34 films in competition for the 2019 AACTA Awards

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the thirty-four feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards – Australia’s highest screen accolade. In an industry first, The King, a Netflix Original, has been…

Is Reflections in the Dust going to sweep the 2019 AACTA Awards?

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  “Who doesn’t want to see The Clown dethrone Bryan Brown?” Having released in cinemas earlier this year to surprisingly rave reviews, Reflections in the Dust just doesn’t seem to go away. In coming weeks, the film is slated…

Happy Android sheds new light on mental health awareness

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Tubby the Robot has charmed film festival audiences around the world, and now his powerful story will be shared across Australia. Happy Android, the award-winning documentary from Brisbane filmmaker Jaina Kalifa, will screen on ABC TV’s Compass program on Sunday,…

Ian Hale joins Wingman Pictures International

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Wingman Pictures International has entered a new chapter with veteran film executive Ian Hale joining the company as a partner with CEO Matt Norman. Ian Hale has been a familiar face in the Perth and Australian film industry…

H is for Happiness wins CinefestOZ $100,000 Film Prize

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  CinefestOZ Film Festival has announced H is for Happiness as this year’s winner of the highly coveted $100,000 Film Prize. H is for Happiness, directed by John Sheedy and produced by Julie Ryan, Tenille Kennedy and Lisa Hoppe,…