There’s a new Two Hands TV series in development

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Screen Australia has announced 12 feature films, 13 television dramas and three online projects will share in $975,000 of Story Development funding. The projects include a television series inspired by the 1999 film Two Hands from director Gregor Jordan, and a family feature…

[World First] Review: Streamline

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Directed by Tyson Wade JohnstonWritten by Tyson Wade JohnstonProduced by Blake Northfield, Nathan Walker and Jay DouglasStarring Levi Miller, Laura Gordon, Robert Morgan, Tasia Zalar, Jake Ryan, Jason Isaacs, Steve Bastoni, Hunter Page-Lochard and Sam Parsonson “A…

Who is Wanita Bahtiyar? Find out by watching the new I’m Wanita trailer here!

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. The unconventionally brilliant new Australian documentary I’m Wanita will have its Australian Premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) on 7 August with director Matthew Walker and the film’s unforgettable star Wanita Bahtiyar in attendance*. Confirmed for national release on September 23, I’m Wanita is the story of a chaotic,…

Shelter ups commissioning slate with new Australian productions exclusive to streamer

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Shelter, the Australian-based streaming service dedicated to all things architecture, home and design, has commissioned four new factual series to be available in all territories, exclusively on Shelter.  Shelter launched globally in July 2020 with Shelter Original series Inspired Architecture, a…

Traditional Owners fight to protect the Martuwarra Fitzroy River in Stephanie King’s Voices of the River

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Documentary web series Voices of the River will be released next week, featuring ten Traditional Owners fighting to protect the Martuwarra Fitzroy River from large-scale water extraction. Following acclaim on the international festival circuit, Voices of the River will premiere next…

Features, shorts, masterclasses – VFest is go!

Capricorn Film Festival will present a virtual screen festival this August called VFest. VFest will celebrate Queensland and international stories by screening home-made feature films, international and Australian-made experimental short films, as well as a series of discussions and masterclasses hosted by Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles. “Cinema Australia is proud to partner with Capricorn Film Festival…

New trailer and release date for Gracie Otto’s Under the Volcano

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Under the Volcano, the untold story about the studio that changed the world from an isolated island paradise, will be on available on digital release in Australia on September 21. Directed by Gracie Otto (The Last Impresario) and produced by Cody…

Focus on MDFF: Mental as Everything

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. “Why would you want to create and output anything in a different industry, in this case as a hobby filmmaker? Isn’t the life of a musician challenging enough?” As a musician who also creates in mediums other…

WA Made Film Festival’s smartphone filmmaking competition returns

DISCLAIMER: Cinema Australia founder and editor Matthew Eeles is also the festival director of the WA Made Film Festival. Get Smart! Presented by Buy West Eat Best is back!  The WA Made Film Festival has officially announced the return of its Get Smart! Presented by Buy West Eat Best smartphone filmmaking competition.  Get Smart! Presented by Buy West…