Monster Fest returns! New poster and programmers revealed

Monster Fest, Australia’s premier festival of cult, horror and the fantastic, returns for its sixth edition November 24-27, 2016 at the Lido Cinemas in Melbourne, with support from Screen Australia and Film Victoria – and they’ve just unveiled a poster to die for. Illustrated by Canadian artist Matt Ryan Tobin, the 2016 poster ties in with this…

Cast and crew to walk the red carper for the Australian premiere of The Dressmaker

Liam Hemsworth will return to Australia this October to celebrate the release of the new comedy-drama The Dressmaker, alongside co-stars Judy Davis, Hugo Weaving and Sarah Snook. The Australian Premiere of The Dressmaker will be held on Sunday October 18 at Village Cinemas Crown in Melbourne where the stellar cast will be joined on the red carpet by their highly-acclaimed filmmaking team,…

$2.1M funds a swag of Victorian film and TV projects

Eleven Victorian productions are set to hit the screens at home and abroad thanks to the latest round of funding from Film Victoria announced today by Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley. Announcing the $2.1 million Andrews Labor Government investment, Mr Foley said the eleven supported projects will begin production in the coming months, generating…

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…