► Trailer of the Day: Undermined – Tales from the Kimberley

Directed by Nicholas Wrathall Written by Nicholas Wrathall and Stephanie King Produced by Nicholas Wrathall and Stephanie King, Albert Wiggan and Mark Jones Australia’s vast and unspoiled Kimberley region is under threat, with mining, pastoralism and irrigated agriculture driving an unprecedented land grab. Undermined – Tales from the Kimberley investigates the politics of an area now branded “the…

► Here’s your first look at Ben Hackworth’s Celeste

A brand new trailer has dropped for Ben Hackworth’s Celeste along with the announcement that the film will be released in cinemas on 25 April. Celeste is the second feature from director Hackworth and stars Radha Mitchell (The Romanoffs), Nadine Garner (The Blake Mysteries), Thomas Cocquerel (In Like Flynn) and Odessa Young (A Million Little Pieces). The…

Action called on Unsound

by Matthew Eeles Upcoming Australian film Unsound has started filming in Sydney. Directed by Ian Watson (Janet King) from a script by Ally Burnham (Nice Package), Unsound follows the journey of a disillusioned musician whose romantic spark is ignited by a young, trans man as they work together to save his community nightclub for the deaf. The…

Trailer of the Day: Blackwater

Writer, Director, Producer, Editor Iain Fulton Starring John Regan, Chris Turner, Venessa Bristow, Justin Herreman, Ric Carlsson, Dugald Graydon, Asabi E Goodman, Nigel Riley, Johnny Norris, Jesse Aquiningo, Graham K Furness, Daniel James, Jason Muller and Timothy Quinlan A small mining camp in Dakota Territory 1899 named Blackwater is a peaceful and prosperous community. Held…

Focus on Flickerfest: Stranger

Cinema Australia Original Content: So, what’s it about? A charming yet guarded (and mostly shirtless) wanderer drifts confidently through a bar and motel of an Australian outback mining town until he finds himself questioning his own identity, after making a real connection with a damaged motel maid. Sounds edgy. Who made it? Peter Skinner directed and wrote…