Trailer of the Day: Fish Out of Water

Written and Directed by Israel Cannan Produced by Tom Hudson, Pete Fletcher and Israel Cannan Over 4,400 people have summited Mount Everest, less than 55 have rowed the North Atlantic Ocean. Fish Out of Water follows the extraordinary journey of two ordinary men attempting to cross over 3000 miles of North Atlantic Ocean, from New York to…

Happy Android reveals moving human drama 

The touching story of an Australian performer whose alter-ego is a talking robot will have its world premiere at the prestigious Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival next month. Happy Android is a new 25-minute documentary from award-winning Brisbane filmmaker Jaina Kalifa. It focuses on Melbourne street performer Paul Cooper, who has entertained audiences around the world for…

Trailer of the Day: Benefited

Written and Directed by Clare McCann Produced by Cherry Productions Starring Clare McCann, Ryan Bown, Tim Ross and Cristian Borello From humble beginnings the award winning screenplay of Benefited garnered much attention helping to bring together a wonderfully talented cast and crew. Everyone involved has worked tirelessly to bring this story to life to help…

Trailer of the Day! Cobby: The Other Side of Cute

Written and Directed by Donna McRae and Michael Vale Produced by Donna McRae Despite being our closest relative, chimpanzees are one of the species we least understand. The chimpanzees that we see in entertainment and advertising are without exception infants. As a result, our impression of them is indelibly marked by their “cuteness”, but the fate of these…

Exclusive Clip! ACMI screening announced for RocKabul

Cinema Australia have been given access to an exclusive clip from new Australia documentary RocKabul ahead of the film’s Victorian premiere. Australian filmmaker Travis Beard spent seven years in Afghanistan – originally as a photojournalist until he came across the underground expat music scene. Deep in that scene he met four young Afghan men that wanted…

New trailer! Genna Chanelle Hayes’ unifying web series empowers women

Genna Chanelle Hayes’ Unifying New Series Empowers Women The first teaser has been released for Genna Chanelle Hayes’ new series Sisters. Sisters explores the deep friendship between four unique Australian twenty-something girls as they navigate modern society and evolve through love, loss, cultural differences, sexuality, faith and trauma. The series stars Tariro Mavondo, Gemma Forsyth,…