Screenwest Announces 2019 Brian Beaton Award Recipients

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Screenwest has announced Brooke Silcox and Mat de Koning and Sam Lara and Cathy Henkel as the recipients of the 2019 Brian Beaton Award. The 2019 Brian Beaton Award Recipients will receive $8,000 in production, development and outreach campaign funding…

Student films triumph in Uncharted Waters

Edith Cowan University’s emerging filmmakers have ventured into uncharted territory, producing their first ever space movie, a bank heist comedy and a war story featuring a female protagonist. The ambitious films are among six short dramas which will premiere at The WA Screen Academy Gala: Uncharted Territory, hosted by WAAPA graduate Hayley McElhinney (Channel 9’s Doctor,…

Rise of the Eco-Warriors hits the road

Multiple award-winning filmmaker Cathy Henkel will take her latest documentary, Rise of the Eco-Warrior on a road trip during March. Beginning in Byron Bay and wrapping up in Perth all sessions will be accompanied by a Q&A session with the director. Rise of the Eco-Warriors follows a group of adventurous young people as they leave…