Interview: Essie Davis

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES It’s only February, but 2020 has already been a big year for Essie Davis.  When I called the Cloudstreet and The Babadook actor she had just returned to Australia from London where she was…

Flickerfest brings its electrifying short films to Perth

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. PERTH – THURSDAY 27TH – SATURDAY 29TH FEBRUARY, 7.45 PM – CAMELOT OUTDOOR CINEMA Celebrating its 29th year in 2020 Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA Recognised short film festival, ensuring that we continue to present A-list short film programmes…

Here’s where you can see Escape and Evasion

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Escape and Evasion will enjoy a wide release around Australia from March 5. Storm Ashwood’s psychological action thriller will screen at 28 locations around the country including Tasmania. Sadly, WA audiences will miss out on seeing the explosive film on the…

New trailer for Miranda Nation’s psychological thriller Undertow

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Miranda Nation’s Undertow will release nationally on March 5, a week after its original release date of February 27. A MIFF Premiere Fund film, written and directed by Nation and produced by Lyn Norfor (Hot Mess), Undertow stars Olivia DeJonge (Elvis, The Visit), Laura Gordon (The…

Melbourne TV screening for Last Breath

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Australian execution drama Last Breath will have its television premiere when it screens on Melbourne’s Channel 31 tonight. Set in a grim waiting cell with just a chair, Last Breath is about the moment before each character is brought to the gallows…

Ding Dong I’m Gay commences principal photography

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Queer and sex-positive web comedy Ding Dong I’m Gay Season One begins filming in Sydney today, with principal production investment from Screen Australia and financed with support from Screen NSW. After moving to Sydney and coming out, Cameron was certain he would be…