Interview: Damon Gameau

Cinema Australia Original Content: Did you enjoy this interview? Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles caught up with director Damon Gameau to discuss his new documentary 2040. What could the future look like if we embraced the best solutions…

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…

Interview: Warwick Thornton (Video)

We put the call out to our readers to put forward their questions for Sweet Country director Warwick Thornton. We asked him a handful of those questions and the director was more than happy to answer. Cinema Australia’s Matthew Eeles sat down with Thornton to discuss a range of topics including working with his son…

Sunday Shorts: The Noose

Article written by Phillip Middleton Although I haven’t personally lost anyone close to me to suicide, people I know have collectively lost a mind-boggling number of friends and family. Pondering the apparent insanity of this led to the creation of The Noose, which is an attempt to make sense of that critical moment when someone…

Web Series Wednesday: Academy

Academy Directed by: James Lundie Written by: Steven Carnuccio Produced by: Anthony Kassis, Steven Carnuccio and Rachel Lauren Baker Starring: Scott Broadfoot, Steven Carnuccio, Lauren Lofberg and Lachlan Edmonds-Munro Production Companies: Dark Horse Initiative and Undisputed Films Digital Platform: http://www.darkhorseinitiative.com/academy Article by Steven Carnuccio I graduated from the University of New South Wales back in 2014…

Submissions are now open for Next Gen Short Film Festival 2018

Next Gen Short Film Festival is back at The Backlot Perth in February 2018 as part of Fringe World. This award-winning festival celebrates short films made by emerging WA filmmakers. Next Gen is an event for emerging filmmakers that regularly screens short films on the big screen at The Backlot Perth and provides an opportunity…

The Crowdfunders: They Can’t Hear You

As a non-profit website dedicated to the support and promotion of Australian made films, Cinema Australia rarely gets the opportunity to throw cash at crowdfunding projects. Trust us, if we had the money we’d be executive producers on almost every new Australian film calling for supporters through the myriad of crowdfunding platforms available on the interwebs. That’s…