Interview: Jill Bilcock

A Cut Above When Cinema Australia caught up with Jill Bilcock the Australian film editing legend was in the middle of cutting Mystify: Michael Hutchence, Richard Lowenstein’s documentary about troubled INXS frontman Michael Hutchence. “Right now I’m looking at the scrawlings of Michael,” Bilcock told Cinema Australia. “I’m reading all his lyrics, and things he wrote…

Celebrate 25 years of Strictly Ballroom with Paul Mercurio

Cinema Australia will be hosting a special Q&A screening of Strictly Ballroom in Perth, which will include a Skype Q&A with the film’s star, Paul Mercurio. A great opportunity for young actors, dancers and filmmakers alike to discover more about the making of this incredibly popular Australian film. GET YOUR TICKETS HERE! Scott Hastings is a champion caliber…

Review: Cast it away

Imagine coming across a destructive car accident. It’s absolute chaos and there is debris everywhere. Both cars are written-off and it’s unclear whether anyone has survived. You can’t look away. That’s The Boy Castaways, a new film and directorial debut from esteemed theatre director, Michael Kantor. Now imagine your relief when you realise the firemen…