Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney cast in Storm Boy

A contemporary re-telling of the 1976 iconic family film, Storm Boy will begin principal photography this July across South Australia. Geoffrey Rush will star as Mike “Storm Boy” Kingley, who recounts his childhood adventures to troubled teen granddaughter Madeline in an effort to prevent her from making the same mistakes he made years before. He tells her the…

Love is in the air in the new Ali’s Wedding trailer

Director Jeffrey Walker is kicking goals with two feature films being released in 2017. Madman Entertainment has today released the official trailer for Matchbox Pictures’ new feature Ali’s Wedding. The film will screen at festivals including the 2017 Sydney Film Festival ahead of a national cinema release. The award-winning screenplay, co-written by actor, writer and comedian…

Action called on In Like Flynn

Production has begun on the Gold Coast for director Russell Mulcahy’s In Like Flynn. In Like Flynn follows the legendary screen actor, Errol Flynn, a young man whose double-edged magnetism inspires a rag-tag team of friends to set sail on a thrilling adventure in search of elusive New Guinea gold. In 1930, in the jungles of…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #24 | Jeremy DeCeglie

With only one other, rather unsettling film to his name, Perth-based director Jeremy DeCeglie has created a genuinely hilarious film with Can’t Win. Do Try which we speak about this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. Influenced by his best mate Jez (Christopher Millington), Gordan (Harry Quinlan) convinces his rather bitchy finance, Kelly (Adriane Daff), to…

Last call for CinefestOZ film entries

Film submissions for the prestigious CinefestOZ Film Prize, General Features and Short Films close on June 2. Now in its fourth year, the CinefestOZ Film Prize is Australia’s Greatest Film Prize! Filmmakers from across the nation have the opportunity to be selected to screen at the prestigious festival as a Finalist for the chance to…

The Big Pineapple winner announced!

Drumroll please! Jan Cattoni has won the 2017 Big Pineapple film funding award. Jan’s concept, titled Yuki, was chosen from a pool of 305 script entries to the inaugural competition. Jan wins a $50,000 cash prize which will enable her to write and produce the feature film in time to be screened at the April 2018 For…