Sunday Shorts: Complex

Article by Davo Hardy In the four years since its release, my 26-minute film about two young men sharing an apartment has been the gift that keeps on giving. What makes it stand out? The bloke subletting the apartment is a nudist. Complex is a comedic celebration of non-sexual social nudity (with a sex scene…

Release date announced for Brothers’ Nest

Label Distribution will release Clayton Jacobson’s Brothers’ Nest across Australia on 10 May. Brothers’ Nest had its world premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas last month, receiving rave reviews with The Hollywood Reporter commenting that the film is “an Aussie spin on the kind of bloody farce we expect from Ben Wheatley or the Coens… a…

Occupation set to invade Brisbane – New poster revealed!

Brisbane audiences are set to get an exclusive advance screening of Occupation as Luke Sparke’s new Sci-Fi/Action film secures the opening night spot of Monster Fest’s annual Brisbane event Friday, May 25 Experience first contact in the last place you would expect: Occupation is the highly anticipated new film featuring an outstanding cast of Australian and international names including Dan…

Australian premiere announced for Jason Raftopoulos’ West of Sunshine

by Matthew Eeles Jason Raftopoulos’ new Melbourne-shot drama West of Sunshine will have it’s Australian premiere at this year’s Sydney Film Festival. West of Sunshine is an exhilarating piece of Australian cinema, depicting Jim’s (Damien Hill) rocky relationship with his stepson (Hill’s real-life stepson Ty Perham), whilst navigating the collapse of his family and managing…

Trailer of the Day: Strange Colours

Directed by Alena Lodkina Written by Alena Lodkina and Isaac Wall Starring Kate Cheel, Justin Courtin and Daniel P. Jones Milena travels to a remote opal mining community to see her estranged, ill father. Lost and alone, she falls into his bewildering world, where men escape society and share ideals of freedom. Melbourne-based filmmaker Alena Lodkina delivers…

Top cast join Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding

Kerry Fox (Cloud Street), Ursula Yovich (Australia), Shari Sebbens (Redfern Now), Huw Higginson (A Place To Call Home) and Elaine Crombie (Black Comedy) are set to join Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires) when production begins this month on Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding. Top End Wedding is co-written by Tapsell and Joshua Tyler (Plonk) and tells…