Australia Independent Film Festival 2020 winners announced

The 2020 Australia Independent Film Festival located in the heart of the Brisbane CBD spanned two sensational days across three incredible screening sessions at the iconic Elizabeth Picture Theatre. Operating under an approved Covid safe plan the festival sold out both International Shorts and Australian Short film sessions. During the festival Brisbane film lovers enjoyed…

Get to Know: Riley Sugars

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Welcome to the first ever Get to Know – a new feature where we put a series of simple questions to an up-and-coming screen industry talent. Recently released online, Riley Sugars’ latest short film Rabbits…

Benefited director Clare McCann launches Sydney Women’s International Film Festival

Australian filmmaker Clare McCann has announced the launch of her new film festival, Sydney Women’s International Film Festival with the inaugural event set to launch on November 27 at United Cinemas Opera Quays. Festival director McCann conceived SWIFF to help address the gender imbalance in the film industry, and partnered with Marketing Director, Suzie Watt, to…

Just announced! WA Screen Fund expanded to include post-production, digital and visual effects incentive

During an Industry Panel at CinefestOZ, Screenwest announced the State Government Supported Western Australian Screen Fund guidelines are now live on the Screenwest website and will include a rebate incentive of up to twenty percent for post-production, digital and visual effects (PDV) work completed for screen projects within Western Australia.  The WA PDV Rebate is…

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…