Filmmaker Focus: Matthew Maio Mackay

Cinema Australia Original Content: “Filmmaking is not a phase. This is something I want to pursue long-term, especially writing and directing in film, television and theatre.” Matthew Maio Mackay is a young Australian filmmaker whose credits include Book Club, Bestia, Smothered, A Tale of the Laundry Game, Love and Blood and Tooth 4 Tooth. Interview by Joanne Kmaid If you could…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #43 | Miranda Nation

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Welcome to the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. We all know it takes a very large team of people to make a movie. And while everyone involved works tirelessly behind the scenes, more often than not,…

A frightening new trailer has dropped for horror anthology Deadhouse Dark

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. This new trailer for horror anthology Deadhouse Dark may be the most frightening Australian film trailer you’ll see all year. Deadhouse Dark, from producers Enzo Tadeschi (The Tunnel, Event Zero) and Rachele Wiggins (Beast No More), is Australia’s only 2020 Caneseries Horror Short…

Interview: Essie Davis

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES It’s only February, but 2020 has already been a big year for Essie Davis.  When I called the Cloudstreet and The Babadook actor she had just returned to Australia from London where she was…

Exclusive first look at the new In Corpore trailer!

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES The first trailer has been revealed for new anthology feature film, In Corpore. In Corpore features four anthological stories about couples under strain, loyalties tested, and what happens when one partner’s desires deviate from…

Flickerfest brings its electrifying short films to Perth

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. PERTH – THURSDAY 27TH – SATURDAY 29TH FEBRUARY, 7.45 PM – CAMELOT OUTDOOR CINEMA Celebrating its 29th year in 2020 Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA Recognised short film festival, ensuring that we continue to present A-list short film programmes…