Holy fandom! World premiere announced for new documentary Batman & Me

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. New obsession documentary Batman and Me will have its premiere at the virtual Melbourne Documentary Film Festival in July. Directed by Michael Wayne, Batman and Me lifts the veil on a fandom rarely seen in Australia. Wayne cleverly amplifies…

New trailer! Brock: Over the Top

Seemingly out of nowhere, the first trailer has dropped for new Australian documentary, Brock: Over the Top. Directed by Kriv Stenders, Brock: Over the Top is a feature length documentary that not only chronicles the extraordinary life of Australia’s greatest racing car driver, Peter Brock, but peels away the surface to reveal the profoundly human…

Trailer of the Day: The Weather Diaries

Wirtten and Directed by Kathy Drayton Produced by Tom Zubrycki Sydney filmmaker Kathy Drayton muses on what the future holds for her musician daughter amidst the threats of climate change and mass extinction. The flying foxes that soar across Sydney each evening face many challenges: impacted by heatwaves, evicted from urban parklands, struggling to survive…

Ambitious VR series ecosphere releases via Facebook’s Oculus

PHORIA, an award winning immersive technology studio, today announced the worldwide online release of ecosphere, their groundbreaking VR nature documentary series produced in partnership with Facebook’s Oculus, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Silverback Films. The series is narrated by Emmy Award winning actress and WWF Ambassador, Anna Friel, and will be available…

Hang onto your undies! The Fracketty Frack trailer is here

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. The first trailer has dropped for new sci-fi comedy web series, Fracketty Frack. Set in the Northern Territory, Fracketty Frack is a satirical look behind the curtain of politics, corporate greed, land ownership and activism revolving around the fracking controversy. Part satire, part…

Ready for some serious scares? This groundbreaking Australian horror film will be performed live online

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Horror fans and cinephiles around the world will be treated to a unique and groundbreaking online viewing experience next month. Award-winning director Michael Beets (Virtual Reality film The Unknown Patient), will premiere In the Shadow it Waits live online with the film…

First trailer released for romantic drama Dirt Music

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES The first trailer and poster have dropped for Dirt Music, the latest film adaption of a book by Fremantle-based author, Tim Winton. Filmed throughout Esperance and the Dampier Peninsula in Western Australia, Dirt Music follows Georgie (Kelly Macdonald)…