Interview: Nichola Balestri

Young Perth actress Nichola Balestri gives a standout performance in Ben Elton’s new comedy, Three Summers which even impressed her co-star and Australian acting legend, Michael Caton. Here, Nichola fills us in on her journey so far and her ambitions going forward. Interview by Matthew Eeles When did you first become interested in acting? I’ve…

Trailer of the Day: Landfall

Landfall Written and Directed by Travis Bain Produced by Travis Bain, Shawn Brack Starring Rob Stanfield, Kristen Condon, Vernon Wells, Tony Bonner, Daryl Heath, Bailey Stevenson, Andy Bramble, Shawn Brack and Anthony Ring A young couple in tropical Australia is trapped in their beach house by three fugitives carrying a mysterious icebox containing unknown contents, and they must…

Interview: Donna McRae

Lost Gully Road will have its world premiere at Monster Fest this month. We caught up with the director of the new Australian supernatural thriller, Donna McRae. Interview by Matthew Eeles Can you tell us about yourself and your filmmaking journey so far. I came into filmmaking as an actor. I graduated from drama school and…

Namatjira Project an Australian Revelation

Australian Revelations will screen the Perth premiere of Namatjira​ Project this month. Albert Namatjira was the first Indigenous person – an Aranda man – to be made a citizen by the Australian Government. This was a time when Aboriginal people were still considered flora and fauna – some 170 years after white people arrived in…

Trailer of the Day: Saving Grace

Saving Grace Written, Directed and Produced by David Sullivan and Gareth Carr Starring Kirsty McKenzie and Carole Sharkey-Waters Saving Grace is a supernatural thriller based in a beautiful remote Australian waterfront house, providing stunning locations on a micro-budget. It’s a hitchcockian look at how your demons can follow you, no matter how far you go to escape your past.…