Indigenous comedy series KGB greenlit by ABC

Screenwest, Screen Australia and ABC Indigenous have announce KGB, a comedy web series created by Western Australian indigenous filmmaker brothers, Luke and Dan Riches, has been greenlit by the ABC thanks to Screenwest’s Indigenous Online Initiative – Originate. Set in Perth’s notorious KGB (Koondoola, Girrawheen, Balga), the series follows two rookie detectives, tough guy Jack…

JUST ANNOUNCED! Feature films in competition for 2017 AACTAs

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the nominees for Best Feature Length Documentary as well as the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards. Reinforcing a strong year for Australian documentary and following changes to the nominations process to introduce a Documentary Branch, AACTA has announced five nominees…

Jasper Jones (Competition Now Closed)

Thanks to Madman Entertainment we’re giving away ten in-season double passes to Jasper Jones, the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western Australia. Shot in Australia’s South West and adapted from Craig Silvey’s best-selling Australian novel, Jasper Jones features a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving,…

Young cast shine in the new Jasper Jones trailer

Madman Entertainment today has released the trailer and additional stills for the highly anticipated film Jasper Jones. Adapted from the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey, Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery…

Your first look at Jasper Jones is here!

Madman Entertainment has just dropped the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Jasper Jones, the film adaptation of the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey. Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery Road, Goldstone).…

CinefestOZ Film Prize Finalist #4: Jasper Jones – Tickets and screening details here

CinefestOZ Film Prize Finalist, Jasper Jones, directed by Rachel Perkins, is set to make its Western Australian premiere at CinefestOZ’s glittering opening night at Orana Cinemas Busselton on Wednesday 24 August at 6pm. Adapted from Craig Silvey’s best-selling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and…