Win a copy of Backtrack! (Competition Now Closed)

Thanks to Madman Entertainment, Cinema Australia are giving away three copies of Michael Petroni’s Backtrack starring Adrien Brody and Sam Neill. Psychologist Peter Bower’s life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers that the patients he has been seeing are ghosts. Risking his own sanity, Peter delves into his past to uncover a terrifying secret which…

Limited East Coast season announced for Australian psychological thriller, Backtrack

New Australian psychological thriller, Backtrack will screen exclusively for one-week across select Palace Cinemas from 16-22 June. The strictly limited one-week cinema release will be followed by digital and disc releases on August 3, a non-traditional pattern designed to make the film available to a broader audience across all channels without delay.  Producer Jamie Hilton said, “We’re excited to…

CinéfestOZ Film Prize jury announced including Sarah Snook and Wayne Blair

CinéfestOZ is delighted to announce the CinéfestOZ Film Prize jury who will decide on the winner of the Festival’s second annual $100,000 Film Prize. Jury Chair, Festival Patron and acclaimed Australian actor, David Wenham will be joined on the jury by actress Sarah Snook (Predestination, These Final Hours), writer/actor/director Wayne Blair (Redfern Now, The Sapphires), actor/casting director Annie Murtagh-Monks (Director of Skills & Engagement at…

Finalists announced for $100,000 CinéfestOZ Film Prize 2015

CinéfestOZ has announced the five finalists in contention for its second annual $100,000 Film Prize. Backtrack, Now Add Honey, Pawno, MIFF@CinefestOZ film Putuparri and the Rainmakers and The Daughter have been shortlisted for Australia’s biggest film prize, to be announced at the festival on Saturday, 29th August. The Film Prize is awarded to the producer of an Australian feature…