5 things you need to know about Chocolate Oyster

Cinema Australia Original Content: Set in Sydney, Chocolate Oyster follows twenty-somethings Ellie (Anna Lawrence) and Taylor (Rosie Lourde), who live in Bondi apartments they can’t really afford, and pursue their dreams in a city that seems intent on thwarting them. Taylor chases a dance career by day and works as a waitress at night, while…

Trailer of the Day: Chocolate Oyster

Chocolate Oyster Written and Directed by Steve Jaggi Produced by Christine Luby Starring Anna Lawrence, Rosie Lourde, Ryan Harrison, Aaron Glenane, Stephanie King, Tyler Atkins, Laura Bunting, Stephen Multari, Samuel Wilson, Kallista Kaval and Digby Webster Chocolate Oyster is an examination of the challenges facing two young women, Ellie (Anna Lawrence) and Taylor (Rosie Lourde), each running…

Video Interview: Aaron Pedersen

Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles sits down with actor Aaron Pedersen to discuss his new film, Killing Ground. Aaron also gives us the skinny on the new Mystery Road TV series directed by Rachel Perkins and starring Judy Davis and Colin Friels. This interview also includes two clips and a trailer for Killing Ground. A special…

Interview: Damien Power

“The worst violence is left off screen and left to the viewer’s imagination. I knew that audiences would be able to fill in those blanks in a worse way than I would ever want to show.” Damien Power’s Killing Ground is brutal, violent and unforgiving. Here, Power talks us through the process of making one of…

Digital release announced for Megan Riakos’ Crushed

by Matthew Eeles Crushed is getting a digital release in Australia, New Zealand and North America on 1st November 2016. Megan Riakos’ Australian mystery thriller will be available across multiple platforms including iTunes and Google Play. “It’s been a long journey from the first draft to our digital release, so a massive thank you is in order to…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2016

What a year 2015 was for Australian cinema. Box office records were smashed thanks to Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller’s contemporary interpretation of his 1979 classic, and Jocelyn Moorhouse’s The Dressmaker. Each film was headlined by international heavyweights including Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet respectively. It was a massive year for indi-filmaking in Australia…

Watch: The brand new Crushed teaser trailer is a fine drop

The first teaser trailer for Megan Riakos’ highly anticipated Australian mystery thriller Crushed has dropped along with screening dates via Fan Force. Crushed is the story of a young woman who returns home to her family vineyard after her father dies in an accident on the winery. But when his death is ruled a murder and her mother becomes…