Exclusive Clip! ACMI screening announced for RocKabul

Cinema Australia have been given access to an exclusive clip from new Australia documentary RocKabul ahead of the film’s Victorian premiere. Australian filmmaker Travis Beard spent seven years in Afghanistan – originally as a photojournalist until he came across the underground expat music scene. Deep in that scene he met four young Afghan men that wanted…

Four WA filmmakers compete for top award at Flickerfest

Four Western Australian filmmaking friends will soon compete for the top award at the prestigious Flickerfest Short Film Festival in Bondi. Their award-winning films Judas Collar and Calling have been recognised by local and international film festivals in the past year and now the two all-female writer/director/producer teams will be going head-to-head for Australia’s biggest short film…

29 Years & Eight Days announced

29 Years & Eight Days, one of four new films from Meal Tickets director Matt de Koning, has launched a funding campaign through the Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF). 29 Years & Eight Days is said to be an intimate portrayal of Perth artist Matt Doust, an internationally renowned portrait painter from Perth who died suddenly…

WA premiere announced for Meal Tickets

Mat de Koning’s critical acclaimed documentary Meal Tickets will have it’s WA premiere at this year’s Revelation Perth International Film Festival. Meal Tickets is a cautionary tale of life in the world of modern day rock ‘n’ roll, and its realities versus its aspirations. De Koning has captured the rollercoaster journey of a young Perth band,…

Meal Tickets to open the Sydney Indie Film Festival

Mat de Koning’s Meal Tickets will open this year’s Sydney Indie Film Festival. Sydneysiders and visitors to the Australian capital will be able to enjoy the coming-of-age Australian rockumentary at the festival on Monday, October 10 which will include a Q&A with producers Brooke Silcox and Dave Kavanagh. Tickets are free and all donations go to help the Free…