Interview: Andrew Traucki

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In 2007, writer, director and producer Andrew Trauki burst onto the Australian film scene with Black Water – a low budget crocodile nightmare that had massive bite. Thirteen years later, Trauki has returned to the…

Australia Independent Film Festival 2020 winners announced

The 2020 Australia Independent Film Festival located in the heart of the Brisbane CBD spanned two sensational days across three incredible screening sessions at the iconic Elizabeth Picture Theatre. Operating under an approved Covid safe plan the festival sold out both International Shorts and Australian Short film sessions. During the festival Brisbane film lovers enjoyed…

Occupation: Rainfall – See the epic new trailer and our exclusive images!

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. The teaser trailer for Occupation: Rainfall, one of Australia’s biggest ever sci-fi films has today been released ahead of the film’s World Premiere screenings at Monster Fest 2020 on Friday 30 October in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Australian distributor Monster Pictures will…

New Australian horror Bloody Hell will hit cinemas in October

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Gold Coast-shot horror film Bloody Hell will hit Australian cinemas early next month. Described as Fargo meets Fight Club, Bloody Hell  is a quirky fun horror with levity set between Boise in Idaho and Helsinki in Finland and follows Rex…

World premiere double bill for two new Australian films at A Night of Horror

Two new Australian horror films are set to enjoy world premieres next weekend. Sam Curtain’s The Slaughterhouse Killer and Josh Reed’s We’re Not Here to Fuck Spiders will screen back-to-back on Saturday, 26 September during A Night of Horror International Film Festival – an annual horror film feast in Sydney. The Slaughterhouse Killer follows a young parolee, with girlfriend in tow,…

Web Series Wednesday: Love, Guns and Level Ups

Directed by Nicholas Cleary and Andrew Shanks Produced by Jodie Kirkbride Written by Andrew Shanks, Nicholas Cleary and Daniel Vink Starring Eduard Geyl, Lisa Fanto, Shabana Azeez and Walter Buckley “At its heart it’s a small and sweet love story, but that didn’t stop us from pitching it as Notting Hill with guns!” When an International…

Get to Know: Riley Sugars

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Welcome to the first ever Get to Know – a new feature where we put a series of simple questions to an up-and-coming screen industry talent. Recently released online, Riley Sugars’ latest short film Rabbits…

New Film Announced! Jub Clerc’s debut feature film is Sweet As

Sweet As, the debut feature film from writer/director Jub Clerc, has received major production funding from Screen Australia, with filming to take place in Western Australia. Inspired by Clerc’s own experiences growing up in the Pilbara and Kimberley regions of Western Australia, Sweet As is co-written by Steve Rodgers, with Arenamedia’s Liz Kearney (Paper Planes)…