Psychological horror Sweet River commences shooting

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Production is underway in the Byron Bay and Tweed Heads region on the new psychological horror Sweet River, starring UK actor Lisa Kay (Heartbeat, Indian Summers), Martin Sacks (Blue Heelers, Underbelly) and Genevieve Lemon (Top of the Lake, The Dressmaker). Kay…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #32 | David Fairhurst

My guest on this episode is David Fairhurst – the writer, director, co-producer and co-editor of the claustrophobic, mind-bending psychological thriller Reaching Distance. Logan, a cynic with a photographic memory, follows his sister’s killer onto a night-rider bus. As the line between past and present begins to blur on the journey, Logan uncovers he has…

Trailer of the Day: Reaching Distance

The theatrical trailer for the new Australian psychological drama Reaching Distance has been released, ahead of a national screening and Q&A tour, starting this week in Sydney. Only a few tickets are left for the screening and Q&A at Event Cinemas George Street on Wednesday October 17, with cast members Matt Day and Frederick Hama joining…

Here it is! The brand new 1% trailer rides in

1% has a brand new trailer ahead of its screening at this year’s Sydney Film Festival. Easily the most anticipated Australian film of the year, 1% is written by Australian acting legend Matt Nable and is directed by first-time feature filmmaker Stephen McCallum. 1% stars Ryan Corr, Abbey Lee, Matt Nable, Simone Kessell, Eddie Baroo and…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018

by Matthew Eeles It’s that time of year again when our inbox becomes flooded with emails questioning our decision to choose only nine Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018. For new readers, it’s something we’ve done every year since launching Cinema Australia. Why nine? Why not ten? We couldn’t tell you. Looking…