Special guest lineup announced for CinefestOZ

Australian film fan? You’re going to want to get to this year’s CinefestOZ. This year’s talent list is an added drawcard in the lead up to the full program release on July 28 and begins with internationally acclaimed and Academy Award nominated writer and director, Scott Hicks, who will attend in the role of this year’s Film Prize…

Director Jeffrey Walker joins the Cinema Australia Podcast

Seven years on and Dance Academy finally gets the big screen treatment. by Matthew Eeles In front of the camera, Jeffrey Walker is arguably best known by generations of Australians as the cheeky Bronson in the quirky children’s television show, Round the Twist. But behind the camera, Walker is an established director responsible for some of…

Dance Academy: The Movie (Competition Now Closed)

Thanks to Studiocanal, we’re giving our readers the chance to win one of ten in-season double passes to Dance Academy: The Movie, in cinemas April 6. The feature film is based on the incredibly successful two-time Emmy nominated Australian TV series of the same name, that saw a group of teenagers through the ups-and-downs of elite dance training…

Trip the light fantastic to the new Dance Academy trailer

Australian film fans are being treated to two exciting releases today. While Red Dog: True Blue rolls into cinemas around Oz, a new trailer has dropped for the upcoming Dance Academy movie. Tara Webster was destined to become one of the top dancers of her generation before a devastating injury crippled her career. In her quest to…

FIRST LOOK! New video and images drop for Dance Academy

STUDIOCANAL and Werner Film Productions release the first images and a behind-the-scenes video today for Dance Academy. The much-anticipated film is an adaptation of the incredibly successful two-time Emmy nominated Australian television series of the same name. Picking up eighteen months after the television series finale, the much-loved characters have moved on from the ups-and-downs…

Red Billabong secures distribution with Pinnacle Films – New pics revealed!

Australian action/creature feature Red Billabong has officially joined forces with Pinnacle Films to distribute the film theatrically and on home release throughout Australia and New Zealand. Pinnacle Films are distributors for previous Australian films such as Predestination, Healing and Return to Nim’s Island, and more recently Dinosaur Island and the John Jarratt thriller Stalkher. Thus Red Billabong…