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…

Special guest lineup announced for CinefestOZ

Australian film fan? You’re going to want to get to this year’s CinefestOZ. This year’s talent list is an added drawcard in the lead up to the full program release on July 28 and begins with internationally acclaimed and Academy Award nominated writer and director, Scott Hicks, who will attend in the role of this year’s Film Prize…

August release date confirmed for Ali’s Wedding

Madman Entertainment have confirmed it will release Jeffrey Walker’s Ali’s Wedding on August 31 this year. Co-written by actor, writer and comedian Osamah Sami (Saved, Jack Irish) and Andrew Knight (Hacksaw Ridge, The Water Diviner), is based on a true story from Sami’s life. After a reckless lie sets off a catastrophic chain of events,…

Love is in the air in the new Ali’s Wedding trailer

Director Jeffrey Walker is kicking goals with two feature films being released in 2017. Madman Entertainment has today released the official trailer for Matchbox Pictures’ new feature Ali’s Wedding. The film will screen at festivals including the 2017 Sydney Film Festival ahead of a national cinema release. The award-winning screenplay, co-written by actor, writer and comedian…