Exclusive! Your first look at The Slaughterhouse Killer

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Cinema Australia readers have been treated to an exclusive first look at new Australian horror film, The Slaughterhouse Killer. Shot in Tasmania with a local cast and crew, The Slaughterhouse Killer is directed by Sam Curtain who previously directed the ultra…

Sunday Shorts: Blood Orange

► WATCH THE FULL FILM BELOW Article written by M.P. Wills (Director, Blood Orange) To me, Blood Orange was really inspired by slow cinema, especially the early Asian films of the 80s, and 90s. What struck me most as a kid growing up and watching those sorts of films was their use of visual economy; how…

Direct to digital for Ben Lawrence’s Hearts and Bones

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Hearts and Bones is heading direct to digital platforms from May 6. Ben Lawrence’s new Australian drama follows war photographer Daniel Fisher (Hugo Weaving) who has returned home to the news of his partner’s pregnancy. While preparing for his latest exhibition, a…

Production begins on new Australian horror Encircled

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES Production has commenced on new horror/thriller, Encircled. With strict social distancing measures in place, the team behind the new film will collaborate remotely and utilise an online process to commence VFX creation and conduct script readings, casting and…

Watch GCFF 2020 SIPFEST Short Film Festival right here!

The Gold Coast Film Festival has moved two of its flagship events – SIPFest (which you can watch below) and Screen Industry Gala Awards – online following the cancellation of the 12 day annual festival. SIPFEST, the free beachside short film festival presented by Surfers Paradise Alliance, will showcase it’s 13 short films online this…

Screen Australia and SBS to develop three digital originals

Three online projects from the 2019 Digital Originals initiative will share in $65,000 of development funds from Screen Australia and SBS. A Beginner’s Guide to Grief, Freewheelers and Iggy & Ace 5eva were selected from the 10 projects workshopped last year and will now be developed further with the intention of at least one going…