CinefestOZ $100,000 Film Prize finalists revealed – Here’s why we can’t wait to see these new films

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. There’s some big film festival news coming out of Western Australia this morning with CinefestOZ announcing its $100,000 Film Prize finalists. Gracie Otto’s Seriously Red, Matt Nable’s Transfusion, Jub Clerc’s Sweet As and Goran Stolevski’s Of An Age are all in the…

Student documentary Walk, Run, Strive scores BAFTA nomination

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. An inspirational short film about a young athlete with cerebral palsy has earned a group of Edith Cowan University (ECU) students a prestigious BAFTA nomination. The documentary, Walk, Run, Strive, produced by Sarah Williams, who has cerebral palsy herself, and written…

Interview: Tim Barretto

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Related coverage: Read our Bassendream review here. Remember the name Tim Barretto. The filmmaker and photographer has been making movies in Australia, Indonesia and India for over a decade, but his debut dramatic feature film, Bassendream, is his most impressive…

New Trailer! Lee Kernaghan: Boy From The Bush celebrates the life and music of an iconic Australian Country singer

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Maslow Entertainment has revealed the trailer, first look key art, and announced the release date for, Lee Kernaghan: Boy From The Bush, a new concert documentary celebrating the life and music of the iconic Australian Country singer, set to arrive in Australian cinemas…

Over 60 Australian documentaries will screen at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Punks, rebels, mavericks and renegades – The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival returns for its seventh edition this July with a quality program packed full of world class documentaries. Cinema Australia has compiled your complete list of Australian documentaries screening during the…

Zoe Pepper’s debut feature Birthright lands West Coast Visions 2022

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Screenwest has announced WA writer and director Zoe Pepper’s debut feature film, Birthright, produced by Cody Greenwood, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of Screenwest’s highly coveted West Coast Visions initiative. The selection continues the State’s impressive track record of supporting…

Cory Michael Dawson announces twisted crime thriller, Injurious

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. By Matthew Eeles Filmmaker Cory Michael Dawson has adapted his 2015 short film Injurious into a feature film which will start principal photography in August. Injurious follows Nathan Knight, played by Paul Moore (Rostered On), described as the worst lawyer money can buy.…

[EXCLUSIVE]: Hannah brings Joy to Christmess

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. By Matthew Eeles Production on Heath Davis’ latest feature film Christmess has officially wrapped. And I can’t promise that that will be the last pun I use throughout this article. Filmed in Campbelltown in Greater Western Sydney,…