Sci-fi short Bunker: The Last Fleet to premiere at St Kilda Film Fest

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Aussie sci-fi short Bunker: The Last Fleet will have its domestic premiere at the St Kilda Film Festival in June. The screening kicks off a packed tour of the international festival circuit for the film, with screenings including Revelation Perth International…

Cinema Australia Podcast #78 | Joel Jackson

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Welcome to a very special episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. As regular listeners will know, discussions on this podcast are usually centred around a particular film, and it’s not often I take listeners on a deep…

Back to Back Theatre’s Shadow will have its Australian premiere at Sydney Film Festival

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Australia’s internationally acclaimed Back to Back Theatre, a professional theatre company with an ensemble of actors with disabilities at its core, is thrilled to announce that Shadow, the company’s debut feature film will have its Australian Premiere at Sydney Film Festival on June 15. This…

[Exclusive] Criss Gidas writes about her new boxing drama, Canvas

Cinema Australia Original Content: Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Criss Gidas is a passionate writer, director, and producer based on the Gold Coast. Born in Melbourne, Criss was raised to Greek immigrant parents and holds dual citizenship. After studying and working in both London and across Australia, Criss was selected to be a part…

Development funding approved for new films from Garth Davis, Sophie Hyde, Rhys Graham, Craig Boreham and more

Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Screen Australia has announced over $1 million of development funding for 15 television dramas, 11 feature films and five online projects. These include science fiction drama Immersion from Lion director Garth Davis; a queer family drama from writer/director Sophie Hyde called Jimpa; plus successful online series Girl, Interpreted expanding into…

Cinema Australia Podcast #77 | Jane Castle

Cinema Australia Original Content: Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Filmmaker Jane Castle joins the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast to discuss her new documentary, When the Camera Stopped Rolling.   The daughter of trailblazing Australian filmmaker, Lilias Fraser, Jane tells the epic tale of her mother’s extraordinary life, her career and their…

Interview: Damon Gameau

Cinema Australia Original Content: Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Actor-turned-documentary filmmaker Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film, 2040) is currently on a national tour with his latest think-piece, Regenerating Australia – a 17-minute short film based on a four-month interview process with a diverse group of Australians who shared their hopes and dreams for the country’s future. Set on…