5 things you need to know about The Flood

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Set during WWII, The Flood is the story of Jarah’s coming-of-age in a brutal and lawless land – growing from a sweet child to a strong, independent and ferocious woman taking on Australia’s corrupt and bigoted system one bad guy at…

Anthony Hayes strikes Gold with Zac Efron and Susie Porter

Stan has announced the Stan Original Film Gold will start filming in South Australia this month and will premiere on Stan in 2021. The Stan Original film Gold will star Zac Efron (The Greatest Showman, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile) – making it his first project since arriving in Australia earlier this year. AACTA Award-winning actor…

Netflix acquires groundbreaking WA indigenous doco, Our Law

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Netflix has acquired Australia and New Zealand streaming rights to Western Australian Indigenous documentary, Our Law, which will premiere on the streaming platform from this Sunday. The impressive Netflix sale is a first for producers Taryne Laffar of PiNK PEPPER and…

Pixar-inspired Bird Drone takes flight

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Impressive Western Australian emerging filmmaking trio Clare Toonen, Hannah Ngo and Radheya Jegatheva have won $70,000 production funding to produce their Pixar-inspired short film, Bird Drone, thanks to Elevate+, a new iteration of Screenwest’s annual Elevate program. Bird Drone is an…

LGBTQ feature film In Corpore world premiere announced

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In Corpore will have its world premiere via Lido at Home this month. Internationally-flavoured anthological drama/LGBTQ feature film In Corpore tells the stories of four separate relationships, each varied in their labels, each unfolding in different parts of the world. In Melbourne the…

Win Paper Champions and Koko: A Red Dog Story!

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Thanks to our friends at Umbrella Entertainment, we’re giving away copies of two great new Australian films, Paper Champions and Koko: A Red Dog Story. Produced by Nelson Woss (Red Dog) and Lauren Brunswick (Top Knot Detective), Koko: A Red Dog…

New Australian psychological thriller Sweet River to premiere on Netflix

The new Australian psychological thriller and Scream-Fest International Film Festival winner, Sweet River – distributed by Filmink Presents – will make its debut in Australia and New Zealand as a Netflix Film.  In the haunting Sweet River, Hana (Lisa Kay, Heartbeat, Vera, DCI Banks and Indian Summers) returns to the sleepy town of Billins, nestled deep in the…