Top cast join Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding

Kerry Fox (Cloud Street), Ursula Yovich (Australia), Shari Sebbens (Redfern Now), Huw Higginson (A Place To Call Home) and Elaine Crombie (Black Comedy) are set to join Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires) when production begins this month on Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding. Top End Wedding is co-written by Tapsell and Joshua Tyler (Plonk) and tells…

Cinema Australia Podcast | Black Label #1: Alex Proyas

Welcome to the very first Black Label episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. We’ve decided to make this episode special, and not a continuation of our previous episodes, because this one stands alone in terms of theme. We’re not discussing a new Australian film, but instead speaking with an Australian filmmaker about his incredible career.…

An array of Australian shorts on offer as Flickerfest celebrates 21 years at Camelot Outdoor

Celebrating 25 years of hot shorts, Flickerfest – Australia’s leading Academy® Accredited and BAFTA recognised short film festival – is now on tour, following the annual festival that showcases the best short films from Australia and the world in competition and other special programmes. Flickerfest is bringing the National Tour back to Perth for the 21st year of touring to…

Win 100 Bloody Acres & Satellite Boy on DVD!

THEY’RE NOT PSYCHO KILLERS… THEY’RE JUST SMALL BUSINESS OPERATORS 100 Bloody Acres is the creepy yet hilarious story of brothers Reg and Lindsay Morgan’s struggling organic blood and bone fertiliser business. The use of dead car crash victims in the mix has been a huge boon to business but it’s been months since their last find and an…

Focus on 2014: Paper Planes in 3D

PAPER PLANES in 3D STARRING Sam Worthington, Anthony LaPaglia, Ed Oxenbould DIRECTED BY Robert Connolly WRITTEN BY Robert Connolly & Steve Worland CINEMATOGRAPHY Tristan Milani STATUS In Production CINEMA AUSTRALIA SAY Robert Connolly expressed so much excitement for this film when we spoke to him mid 2013, especially about filming in WA. Robert told us, “I…

Poor return for Aussie features at the local box-office in 2013

It seems only a few Australians were willing to handover their hard-earned cash to see an Australian film in 2013. According to website Box Office Mojo the earliest flick to feature in the top 250 films is Mark Lamprell’s Goddess at number 93 with a total gross of $1,631,548. Robert Connolly’s The Turning came in second…