Tasma Walton set for CinefestOZ jury duty

CinefestOZ has revealed leading Australian actress Tasma Walton (Mystery Road) will be attending the 2018 CinefestOZ Film Festival and will join Sigrid Thornton on the Film Prize Jury, tasked with deciding the winner of the $100,000 Film Prize. Western Australian-born Walton will also attend the festival as IndigifestOZ Retrospective guest. Tasma Walton is acclaimed actress with an…

Liam Graham cast in ABC’s The Heights (Exclusive)

by Matthew Eeles Perth actor Liam Graham has been cast in ABC’s Perth-shot drama, The Heights. Graham, whose credits include the well-received comedy series The Legend of Gavin Tanner, award-winning short film Council and feature film OtherLife, will have an ongoing role in the series as Tyler. “Being cast in The Heights has been an…

John Sheedy’s H is for Happiness set to film in Western Australia

Screenwest and Screen Australia have announced Australian feature film H is for Happiness will be shot in and around Albany in Western Australia’s Great Southern region later this year. The Cyan Films’ production which tells the heart-warming story of family and friendship received major production investment from Screen Australia in association with WA Regional Film…

Interview: Jemma van Loenen

Australian Flyweight champion, Bianca ‘Bam Bam’ Elmir aims to be the first Australian to win a World Amateur Boxing Championship. A Lebanese Muslim from suburban Australia, ‘Bam Bam’ smashes the stereotypes of her family, society and her sport, to prove she is the best in the world. In the wake of a twelve month drug ban, a series…

Sigrid Thornton to Chair CinefestOZ Film Festival 2018 Film Prize Jury

CinefestOZ has that award-winning Australian feature film, television and theatre actor Sigrid Thornton has accepted the role of Jury Chair for the 2018 Festival. Throughout her career Sigrid has been awarded numerous film, television, theatre awards and nominations including Silver and Gold Logie, AFI, Mo and IF awards and is widely acknowledged as an icon…