MIFF returns with an epic lineup of Australian films

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia. Following a disruptive 2020, this year’s film festival season is in full swing! Revelation Perth International Film Festival is about to kick off in Perth. Sydney Film Festival recently gave audiences a sneak peak at its 2021 program. CinefestOZ is gearing…

Production kicks off on The Red Shoes: Next Step

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia. New teen coming-of-age dance drama The Red Shoes: Next Step has commenced production today in Sydney,.  From the creators of the family fantasy adventure The Legend of the Five, The Red Shoes: Next Step stars two-time gold medalist ballet dancer Juliet…

Principal photography has wrapped on Davo Hardy’s Public Eye

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia. Davo Hardy’s fifth feature film, Public Eye, has wrapped principal photography. The prolific and highly-accomplished writer and director has now started post-production, expecting to release this new film theatrically by the end of the year. Written during…

The Reef: Stalked heads into production

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia. Production has commenced on survival thriller The Reef: Stalked from creature feature master Andrew Traucki. Traucki’s credits include The Reef, Black Water and Black Water: Abyss. Filming is underway in Bowen in The Whitsundays, with the region’s tropical landscape and beautiful reefs…

Crowdfunding campaign launched for sports doco Sharko

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Filmmaker Luke Graham has launched a crowdfunding campaign and teaser trailer for his new documentary, Sharko. The documentary will explore the life of Graham’s father – New Zealand Rugby League legend, Mark Graham. Sharko is the second feature length Rugby League…

Pandemic-themed The Neon Across the Ocean will have its Australian premiere at Revelation Film Festival

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. The Neon Across the Ocean, an independent pandemic-themed feature film by prolific Asian Australian writer and director Matthew Victor Pastor will have its Australian premiere at the 24th Revelation Perth International Film Festival. The film is the first instalment in Pastor’s 2020…

Craig Boreham’s Lonesome begins filming in Sydney

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Shooting has begun in Sydney on the independent feature film Lonesome – the second film from writer and director Craig Boreham following his acclaimed feature debut Teenage Kicks. Lonesome is the story of Casey, a closeted country lad running from a…

Retro Review: Road Games

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Directed by Richard FranklinWritten by Everett De RocheStarring Stacy Keach, Jamie Lee Curtis, Marion Edward, Grant Page Written by Gavin Bond Unabashed Aussie film fan Quentin Tarantino pronounced during one of his many interviews on the subject,…