“Nothing less than perfect” – A brand new Pawno trailer has dropped!

Pawno Directed by: Paul Ireland Written by: Damian Hill Produced by: Toothless Pictures Starring: John Brumpton, Maeve Dermody, Malcolm Kennard, Mark Coles Smith, Damian Hill, Tony Rickards, Kerry Armstrong, Naomi Rukavina, Daniel Frederiksen, Ngoc Phan, Brad McMurray, John Orcsik, Mark Silveira and Jesse Velik Pawno is a character driven film about change, hope and identity. Within a day,…

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…

The Crowdfunders: Pawno

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…

Trailer of the Day: Pawno

Pawno is a character driven film about change, hope and identity. Within a day, an eclectic ensemble intersect as lives are examined and motives explored. At its heart lies a simple love story, yet love is rarely simple. An aging pawn shop in Footscray is the pulse for an assortment of people attempting to survive, thrive…

Finalists announced for $100,000 CinéfestOZ Film Prize 2015

CinéfestOZ has announced the five finalists in contention for its second annual $100,000 Film Prize. Backtrack, Now Add Honey, Pawno, MIFF@CinefestOZ film Putuparri and the Rainmakers and The Daughter have been shortlisted for Australia’s biggest film prize, to be announced at the festival on Saturday, 29th August. The Film Prize is awarded to the producer of an Australian feature…

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…