9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018

by Matthew Eeles It’s that time of year again when our inbox becomes flooded with emails questioning our decision to choose only nine Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018. For new readers, it’s something we’ve done every year since launching Cinema Australia. Why nine? Why not ten? We couldn’t tell you. Looking…

Sunday Shorts: No Hawaiian

Words by Ben Chisholm (Director) The making of “No Hawaiian” came about after driving past the local pizzeria. I had the Simpsons song “You don’t win friends with salad” running through my head from the previous nights episode, but after seeing the store, I changed the lyrics to “You don’t put pineapple on pizza”. This…

Aaron Jeffery, Kat Risteska, Ben Chisholm and Erin Connor join the cast of Occupation

Independent Australian action sci-fi movie Occupation has ramped up filming with the casting of four key roles. Joining the fight for survival are Logie-Award winning actor Aaron Jeffery (Wentworth, McLeod’s Daughters), Kat Risteska (Home and Away, Dance Academy), Ben Chisholm (Red Billabong, The Legend of Ben Hall) and Erin Connor (The Suicide Theory). Now in the third week of a…

First feature trailer drops for Luke Sparke’s Red Billabong!

Within the first ten seconds of the Red Billabong trailer we see a shot gun, an army, a giant fucking monster tearing apart a car, a passionate embrace, a character struggling in dark water, a bloodied carcass, more shooting, and a beautiful horse. But it doesn’t stop there… We’ve been teased an action-packed, heart-pounding, first look for…

Red Billabong Exclusive: New images from Luke Sparke’s Aussie thriller revealed!

Australian films are famous for villains; Wolf Creek’s Mick Taylor, Snowtown’s John Bunting, Lola from The Loved Ones and who could forget Animal Kingdom’s Janine Cody terrifyingly portrayed by Jacki Weaver – a performance that earned the legendary Australian actress an Academy Award nomination. Unfortunately not all of them hit the mark, especially the creatures, critters and varied wildlife gashing and slashing…