VOD release date announced for gritty revenge thriller, Rage

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Australian indie feature film Rage will release via Vimeo On Demand in Australia on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021.  After a violent home invasion leaves mild-mannered husband Noah (Matt Theo) in a coma and his wife Madeline (Hayley Beveridge) deeply traumatised, Noah…

WA short Sparkles to make world premiere at Flickerfest

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Western Australian short film, Sparkles has been selected to make its world premiere at Flickerfest International Film Festival, Australia’s only Academy® Qualifying & BAFTA recognised short film festival, which is being held 22 January – 31st January. The film will be…

Interview: Glendyn Ivin

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. It’s been 11 years since Glendyn Ivin’s last feature film, Last Ride. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been busy. Ivin is behind some of Australia’s most celebrated television shows like Gallipoli, The Beautiful Lie, Seven Types of…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2021

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. It’s that time of the year when we share with our readers nine of the most exciting and anticipated upcoming Australian films set to release this year. Each film includes a paragraph written exclusively for Cinema Australia…

Weekend Viewing: 4 Australian films new to VOD

If your New Year’s resolution was to watch more Australian films, then we’ve got you covered. Here are four Australian films new to VOD for you to watch this weekend. Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Bloody Hell Available: iTunes, Google Play and Xbox Read our review…

CinefestOZ launches brand new festival for Albany

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. With more film festivals than any other state celebrating local films, this news is further evidence that Western Australia truly is the home of Australian cinema. Our friends at CinefestOZ have announced that they’re heading further South with a brand new…

Interview: Stephen Johnson

Cinema Australia Original Content: High Ground director Stephen Johnson hopes that his new film will encourage audiences to rethink the Australian story. Cinema Australia caught up with Johnson to discuss his harrowing and confronting revenge western. Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. “It was more about trying to…

Revelation Film Festival opens international call for entries

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Revelation Perth International Film Festival is calling for entries for its 2021 edition and is looking for films of all forms, all durations, all subjects and all nationalities. This call for entries underpins the annual program slate and provides a unique…

Download the Cinema Australia 2020 Watchlist

How many Australian films did you watch this year? If the answer isn’t many, you can hardly blame yourself. Almost every Australian film scheduled for a 2020 release was disrupted by the pandemic. Film festivals around Australia did a great job to continue showcasing new Australian films either online, or physically, albeit with restricted audience…