Australian premiere announced for Warwick Thornton’s Sweet Country – First stop Venice

Warwick Thornton’s latest feature Sweet Country has been selected in Official Competition at the Venice Film Festival in September and will have its Australian premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival in October, it has been announced. Inspired by real events and starring Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Ewen Leslie, Thomas M. Wright, Natassia Gorey-Furber, Anni Finsterer, Matt Day and…

Adelaide Film Festival Hive Fund #3 recipients announced

Acclaimed Australian artists Matthew Sleeth, Emma Magenta and Bruce Gladwin are set to collaborate with screen creatives Maggie Miles, Robert Connolly, Andrew Bovell, Julie Eckersley and Ester Harding on three exciting, bold new projects announced to receive funding in the third and final round of the successful HIVE FUND initiative. An Adelaide Film Festival initiative…

Trailer of the Day: Sam Klemke’s Time Machine

In 1977, Sam Klemke started obsessively documenting his entire life on film. Beginning decades before the modern obsession with selfies and status updates, we see Sam grow from an optimistic teen to a self-important 20-year-old, into an obese, self-loathing thirty-something and onwards into his philosophical 50s. The same year that Sam began his project, NASA…

Filmmakers! Submissions now open for the Adelaide Film Festival

Filmmakers will be given the opportunity to submit their films to one of Australia’s most exciting film festivals beginning tomorrow. The Adelaide Film Festival will run October 15-25 and describes itself as being ‘Australia’s premier film event launching new films, art and interactive projects to national and international audiences’ and is in Variety magazine’s list of “50…