New behind-the-scenes images from Rachel Ward’s Palm Beach

Entertainment One have revealed two behind-the-scenes images from Rachel Ward’s drama-comedy Palm Beach, currently shooting on Sydney’s northern beaches. Palm Beach is a drama-comedy about a group of lifelong friends reuniting to celebrate a special birthday, with Palm Beach providing a stunning backdrop for the unfolding drama. The good times roll with loads of laughter, lavish…

Perth! Heath Davis’ Broke is heading your way

Earlier in the year, Revelation Perth International Film Festival held a screening on Heath Davis’ Broke to a sellout crowd. If you missed it you’ll be happy to know another screening is being held next month at Event Cinemas, Innaloo on Wednesday, 12 October at 6.30pm. Ticket details below. An ageing rail worker, Cec, finds…

Heath Davis’ Broke announced as next Australian Revelations title

Revelation Perth International Film Festival, in association with Cinema Australia, presents Australian Revelations as a celebration of Australian film via monthly screenings. New Australian film Broke will have its Western Australian premiere at Australian Revelations on 26 April. Gambling, footy and the sometimes lonely environments of the suburbs form the backdrop of this terrific new Australian dramatic feature. Selected for screening at multiple festivals around…

Go for Broke! We chat with director Heath Davis as the brand new trailer drops for his new film

The first trailer has dropped for Australian filmmaker Heath Davis’ Broke. It’s well edited, full of drama and boosts our anticipation for what’s sure to be one of the best films of the year. Davis has managed to lure in an impressive cast for his feature film debut including Steve Le Marquand, Claire van der Boom, Brendan Cowell, Steve Bastoni and screen veteran Max…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2016

What a year 2015 was for Australian cinema. Box office records were smashed thanks to Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller’s contemporary interpretation of his 1979 classic, and Jocelyn Moorhouse’s The Dressmaker. Each film was headlined by international heavyweights including Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet respectively. It was a massive year for indi-filmaking in Australia…

Interview: Jim Lounsbury

Interview by Matthew Eeles: Who first came to you with the idea of bringing commercial partners like Nikon and Reid Cycles on board and what was your first reaction? To be honest – coming from a photography background – I first wrote the script about photographers. It was somewhat autobiographical in a sense that there’s this guy moving from…

Interview: Eamon Farren

“Essentially, it’s great to be able to go to the cinema and watch a movie and know that you’re going to be in for a story where you don’t necessarily know what’s going to happen.” Interview by Matthew Eeles: This is Jim Lounsbury’s debut as a feature film director. How does he compare to some…

EXCLUSIVE! Your first look at Heath Davis’ Broke

Cinema Australia readers have been given an exclusive first-look at Heath Davis’ new film Broke starring Steve Le Marquand, Claire Van Der Boom and Brendan Cowell. You can get your first look at the film below. An ageing rail worker, Cec, finds his former footy hero turned washed up gambling addict, Ben “BK” Kelly passed out one evening and decides to take…