Justice League: Mortal doco set to take flight again

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES “When will it be available? I really need to see that documentary.” “Have you found any Flash concept art?” “Bad ass!!!” Those were some of the comments left on Ryan Unicomb’s Instagram account after the Australian filmmaker dropped…

Funding announced for Indigenous documentaries

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Press Release Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department has today announced production funding for four documentary projects, with the agency’s contribution to the budgets totaling $745,000. The projects include Alick and Albert about the unlikely friendship between art activist Alick Tipoti and Prince…

Live stream of Cerulean Blue will include a filmmaker Q&A

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Cerulean Blue will be available to stream this Thursday, 26 March via Living the Stream. Living the Stream is a new Melbourne-based online entertainment platform created by local cinematographer Tom Chapman. Chapman created the site in the wake of mass isolation…

Filmmaker Focus: Matthew Maio Mackay

Cinema Australia Original Content: “Filmmaking is not a phase. This is something I want to pursue long-term, especially writing and directing in film, television and theatre.” Matthew Maio Mackay is a young Australian filmmaker whose credits include Book Club, Bestia, Smothered, A Tale of the Laundry Game, Love and Blood and Tooth 4 Tooth. Interview by Joanne Kmaid If you could…

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…