Shooting The Dustwalker’s alien dust storm in outback WA

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by Sandra Sciberras (Director, The Dustwalker) The Dustwalker is my second film working with visual effects in a way that I hadn’t before and in ways that I would do again, and again if I have the…

New Trailer! Hugo Weaving, Tilda Cobham-Hervey and Stephen Curry are under surveillance in Lone Wolf

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Following a postponed August 2020 release, Jonathan Ogilvie’s new Australian thriller Lone Wolf will have its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. A brand new Lone Wolf trailer has also been released via the IFFR YouTube channel. Set in contemporary…

Friends and Strangers world premiere set for IFFR

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. James Vaughan’s feature film debut, Friends and Strangers, will have its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The new Australian film will screen as part of the Tiger Competition – IFFR’s trade mark competition that celebrates the innovative and adventurous…

New world premiere dates confirmed for This is Port Adelaide

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. As a staunch supporter of the mighty West Coast Eagles, I’d love to be reporting on a new Eagles documentary. But I’ll just rewatch the one we got last year following our heart pounding win over Collingwood in the 2018 Grand…

Perth audiences set for live Q&A with filmmaker Robert Connolly

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Cinema Australia was lucky enough to see an early screening of The Dry, and it’s already one of our favourite films of next year. Perth audiences will be treated to a special Q&A screening of The Dry on January 3, that will…

Sundance reels in Sally Aitken’s Playing with Sharks

Playing with Sharks, the feature documentary from director Sally Aitken and producer Bettina Dalton, has been selected to screen at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Documentary Competition section. The WildBear Entertainment production is one of only 10 films from around the world to be chosen for this prestigious and highly competitive…

Hold onto your seats! The new Occupation: Rainfall trailer is one hell of a ride

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Occupation: Rainfall, the spectacular new Australian alien invasion blockbuster, produced entirely independently, will release in Australian cinemas on 28 January 2021. The film will open across more than 120 screens, reaching a wide audience of sci-fi adventure lovers and will be distributed…

Cinema Australia Podcast #55 | Roderick MacKay

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, host Matthew Eeles is joined by The Furnace writer and director, Roderick MacKay. To escape a harsh existence and return home, a young Afghan cameleer partners with a mysterious bushman…