Competition: Buoyancy

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Thanks to Umbrella Entertainment, we’re giving away double passes to see Buoyancy. Buoyancy is the stunning debut feature from Australian writer/director Rodd Rathjen, already causing ripples around the world. Inspired by real events, Buoyancy tells the story of 14yo…

More Australian premieres announced for MIFF including Measure for Measure and Below

The MIFF Premiere Fund delivers seven world and Australian premieres to the 68th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), including Paul Ireland’s gritty reimagining of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure staring Hugo Weaving and Maziar Lahooti’s highly anticipated directorial debut, Below. The Premiere Fund, which provides minority co-financing to new Australian quality theatrical (narrative and documentary) feature films that then premiere at MIFF, has invested in more than…

Causeway Films announce Buoyancy

by Matthew Eeles Causeway Films has recently received funding from Film Victoria and Screen Australia for its new film, Buoyancy. Buoyancy will be shot entirely on location in Cambodia and Thailand and follows the journey of an innocent boy who is enslaved on a Thai fishing trawler. The boy soon realises his only hope of freedom…