Screen Producers Australia Awards finalists announced including The Infinite Man, Downriver & Holding the Man

Screen Producers Australia today announced the finalists in the 15th Screen Producers Australia Awards. The Awards are the primary litmus test of industry excellence, and the only awards voted by production businesses working in the industry. The Screen Producers Australia Awards celebrate great Australian screen productions; honour the skill, accomplishment, and imagination of our Production Businesses; and aim to…

Trailer of the Day: Downriver

James has served time for drowning a little boy when he was a child, although the body was never found in the river. A visit from his victim’s mother upon parole sends him on a quest to find the truth. With little time and danger at every turn, James risks his freedom and his life to…

Melbourne International Film Festival First Glance: Downriver and Holding the Man to premiere

The Melbourne International Film Festival revealed a sneak peak of its 2015 program today and it’s got the Cinema Australia team very excited. Some highlights of the program include Grant Scicluna’s Downriver, Neil Armfield’s highly anticipated Holding the Man, and short film The Nice House, following  2015 Australian of the Year and domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty. The…

Three feature films including ‘Downriver’ to benefit from Film Victoria funding

Downriver may have already met its crowd-funding target with punters having pledged just over $40,000, but the film was given a deserving boost recently by Film Victoria. Grant Scicluna’s mystery drama will share in just over a million dollars funding support through Film Victoria’s Assigned Production Investment program. Other feature films to share in the funding will be Lynn-Maree Milburn’s…