Here’s your complete list of Australian films screening at this year’s Gold Coast Film Festival

This year’s Gold Coast Film Festival boasts an impressive lineup of new Australian films. Opening this year’s festival is Mairi Cameron’s The Second, written by My Mistress scribe Stephen Elliot. It’s a tight psychological thriller starring Australian acting veterans Racheal Blake, Susie Porter, Vince Colosimo and Martin Sacks. Hot off the heels of its successful…

Ready to get Bakered? Breath Q&A tour announced

Roadshow Films has announced the national publicity tour and Q&A screening program for Australian coming-of-age drama, Breath. Following a screening at the Gold Coast Film Festival on Thursday April 19, director Simon Baker will bring the film back to the people of Western Australia with the WA premiere screening in Albany on Saturday April 21.…

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…

Simon Baker’s Breath finally gets a trailer!

The first trailer has finally dropped for Simon Baker’s highly anticipated new Australian film, Breath. Check it out below and let us know what you think. Based on Tim Winton’s award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer…

Screenwest announces Seph McKenna as new Chief Executive Officer

Screenwest announces Seph McKenna as new Chief Executive Officer Screenwest Chair Janelle Marr has announced the appointment of Seph McKenna as the new Chief Executive Officer of Screenwest. “I am delighted to announce that Seph McKenna has accepted our offer of appointment for a five-year term,” Mrs Marr said. Mr McKenna, the current Head of…

Screenwest announce West Coast Visions funding recipients

Screenwest, via the State government, have announced the recipients who will receive the $750,000 in West Coast Visions funding for 2016-17. One of Screenwest’s largest funds, the program aims to uncover, inspire and develop local talent and skills. The project in receipt of the funding is the feature film, 1%, with Western Australian director, Stephen McCallum, writer Matt Nable and…