Australian release announced for Rosemary Myers’ Girl Asleep

Umbrella Entertainment has announced the Australian release of the internationally lauded, coming-of-age comic drama Girl Asleep on Thursday 8 September, with a series of advance Q&A events featuring key cast members taking place across the country. Based on the acclaimed production by Adelaide’s Windmill Theatre, Girl Asleep is a journey into the absurd, scary and beautiful…

Here’s your complete list of Australian feature films screening during MIFF

Bad Girl Written and Directed by Fin Edquist Starring Samara Weaving, Felicity Price, Benjamin Winspear, Sara West and Liam Graham Secrets and lies will change lives in this pulse-pounding psychological thriller. Sullen, defiant and on probation following her release from juvenile detention, 16-year-old foster child Amy Anderson struggles with her new life in the countryside…

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…