Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #40 | Mike Green

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast host Matthew Eeles is joined by independent filmmaker Mike Green to discuss his new thriller, Outback. Mike Green previously worked on award winning short film Mother, starring Maya Strange and the great Eddie…

Cinema Australia Podcast #39 | James Di Martino

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles is joined by writer and director James Di Martino to discuss his feature film debut, The Faceless Man. The Faceless Man follows Emily (Sophie Thurling) who is struggling to adjust…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #38 | Steven Vidler

It’s been 22 years since Steven Vidler directed Blackrock, a teenage drama about the rape and murder of a young schoolgirl starring Heath Ledger in his first feature film role. Since them the AFTRS and VCA graduate who also holds a research PhD in screenwriting from Macquarie University, has had a long and successful acting career starring…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #36 | Andrew Garton

Cinema Australia Original Content: In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast host Matthew Eeles chats with filmmaker Andrew Garton about his new documentary Forged From Fire which charts the valleys and peaks of the heartwarming project known as The Blacksmiths Tree. On Black Saturday, 7 February 2009, townships north-east of Melbourne were engulfed by firestorms.…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #35 | Stevie Cruz-Martin

Welcome to another episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. In this episode I’m joined by Stevie Cruz-Martin to discuss the beginnings of her career, her creative relationship with writer, actor and producer Daniel Monks and of course, Pulse. Pulse is the story of a gay disabled teenage boy who is devastated when he is neglected…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #34 | Imogen Thomas

Cinema Australia Original Content: In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, host Matthew Eeles is joined by director Imogen Thomas to talk about her heartwarming new film, Emu Runner. Emu Runner tells the story of nine-year-old Indigenous girl, Gem Daniels (newcomer Rhae-Kye Waites), who lives in a remote Australian town. As she copes with…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #32 | David Fairhurst

My guest on this episode is David Fairhurst – the writer, director, co-producer and co-editor of the claustrophobic, mind-bending psychological thriller Reaching Distance. Logan, a cynic with a photographic memory, follows his sister’s killer onto a night-rider bus. As the line between past and present begins to blur on the journey, Logan uncovers he has…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #30 | Geraldine Hakewill, Michael Whalley and Tony Prescott (The Pretend One)

In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, actors Geraldine Hakewill and Michael Whalley and director Tony Prescott discuss their incredible new film, The Pretend One. An adult woman’s imaginary friend from childhood, Hugo, finds his existence threatened when a real person becomes the woman’s love interest. The Pretend One will have its world premiere…