Feature Films in competition for the 6th AACTA Awards revealed

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards – Australia’s highest screen acknowledgement. AACTA also today launched the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Official Screenings Program, a four- week program that brings Australia’s leading screen professionals together with screen fans…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #12: Abe Forsythe

In the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, Matthew Eeles chats with director Abe Forsythe about his new film Down Under. Down Under Directed by Abe Forsythe Written by Abe Forsythe Starring Lincoln Younes, Rahel Romahn, Michael Denkha, Fayssal Bazzi, Alexander Herriman, Juston Rosniak and Chris Bunton Synopsis A black comedy set during the aftermath of…

Perth! See Down Under on us!

Thanks to STUDIOCANAL Australia, Cinema Australia in association with Film & Television Institute and Revelation Film Festival are giving away 25 x double passes to an advance preview screening of Down Under at Luna SX in Fremantle at 6.30pm on Monday, 8th August. READ OUR REVIEW HERE. A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla…

Review: Down Under

Down Under Written and Directed by Abe Forsythe Produced by Barbara Gibbs, Jodi Matterson, Greg McLean and Stuart Quin Starring Lincoln Younes, Rahel Romahn, Michael Denkha, Fayssal Bazzi, Alexander England, Damon Herriman, Justin Rosniak, Chris Bunton, Harriet Dyer, David Field, Marshall Napier, Josh McConville and Dylan Young “Smart, hilarious, brutal and confronting, Down Under is one of the…

Release date confirmed for Abe Forsythe’s Down Under

StudioCanal has announced that Abe Forsythe’s second feature film, Down Under, will hit Australian cinemas August 4, 2016. A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, Down Under is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide. Sincere, though misguided, intent gives way to farcical ineptitude as this hilarious…

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…

Your first look at Abe Forsythe’s Down Under

The first image for filmmaker Abe Forsythe’s second feature film, Down Under, has just been released. A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, Down Under is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide. Sincere, though misguided, intent gives way to farcical ineptitude as this hilarious yet…