Eddie Izzard, Emily Taheny and Hugh Sheridan get The Call Back

Acclaimed British actor, comedian and writer Eddie Izzard will star in The Call Back, the feature debut of writer/director Marion Pilowsky (My Last Five Girlfriends, Sleuth), which begins filming in Adelaide later this month. The Emmy Award-winning Izzard has developed a stellar reputation as a film, television and stage actor, with recent credits including Victoria…

Marion Pilowsky to call action on her feature film debut The Call Back

“This is a film about finding your true home, love, sex, food and bloody good Shiraz, as well as being my own personal ode to Australia.” Producer, writer and director Marion Pilowsky (My Last Five Girlfriends, Sleuth) will make her feature directorial debut with comedy The Call Back after securing production investment funding from Fox International…

Ozflix set to launch on Australia Day

Ozflix, a new video-on-demand service dedicated to streaming every Australian film ever made, is set to launch at 6:00pm on Australia Day, 26th January, 2017. Acclaimed by Australia’s most influential directors, producers and actors, Ozflix will begin streaming with around 250 Australian films and three free original content shows, with more free content to be announced. “There are…

25 feature films in competition for the 4th AACTA Awards announced

Anticipation around the 4th AACTA Awards increased today with the announcement that 25 Feature Films will compete in the 4th AACTA Awards. The 25 Feature Films In Competition for the 4th AACTA Awards are: 52 Tuesdays; AROUND THE BLOCK; The Babadook; Backyard Ashes; Canopy; Charlie’s Country; Fell; Felony; Galore; Healing; I, FRANKENSTEIN; The Infinite Man; The…

Interview: Rolf de Heer

Australian directors don’t come more committed than Rolf de Heer. For two and half years he’s worked twelve hour days and seven day weeks throwing everything he has at his new film, Charlie’s Country – his third collaboration with longtime friend, David Gulpilil. During a recent Q&A at Luna Leederville his dedication was starting to…

Rolf de Heer: A look back

Our readers were quick to let us know how much they enjoyed our recent feature, David Gulpilil: A look back. Gulpilil’s impressive body of work was profiled through a collection of trailers from his films and still remains one of this sites highest read articles. You can check it out here. With the release of Rolf…

Charlie’s Country Q&A with Rolf de Heer

Luna Leederville will be holding a very special Q&A session with acclaimed director Rold de Heer. de Heer will be discussing his new film Charlie’s Country starring David Gulpilil. Join for us for a Talking Pictures Q&A session with award winning director Rolf de Heer who willbe our special guest on Wednesday 16 July at…

Release dates for 6 new Australian films

Galore – 19 June, 2014 Directed by: Rhys Graham Starring: Ashleigh Cummings, Lily Sullivan, Toby Wallace and Aliki Matangi In the tradition of Somersault, writer/director Rhys Graham (Murundak: Songs of Freedom) explores the heartrending, chaotic, immense world of teenagers in his narrative feature debut GALORE. It’s a sweltering summer before the final year of school. Best friends…

David Gulpilil: A look back

Legendary Australian actor David Gulpilil has won best actor for his acclaimed performance in Rolf de Heer’s Charlie’s Country. The film is screening in Cannes as part of the Un Certain Regard part of the festival and received a standing ovation during its premier a couple of days ago. We’ve compiled a collection of trailers to films…