Trailer of the Day: Gallipoli

Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia proudly present a celebration of Australian film – past present and future – through a program of monthly screenings. One of the great Australian films, Peter Weir’s Gallipoli is a sprawling story of mate-ship, loyalty and national identity. It also marks a very special time in Australian cinema where scale,…

First Look! Stunning new poster revealed for Scott Mannion’s The Defector

by Matthew Eeles Stunning new artwork has been revealed for The Defector. Hand painted with a digital brush by local concept artist Jeremy Love (Alien: Covenant, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) – and inspired by Belgian poster artist Raymond Elseviers – the striking artwork is a suitable fit for the ambitious Australian short film. “Our intention was…

Roadshow and Rough Diamond form new production company

John Edwards, one of Australia’s most successful and prolific TV producers, will join Roadshow Films, Australia’s pre-eminent entertainment group, to form Roadshow Rough Diamond, along with his son, former ITV Studios and Endemol executive, Dan Edwards. The new production company will create original long-form television and feature film content for domestic and international audiences from July…

Chris Pahlow’s Play It Safe set to launch online

“I left the screening irrevocably changed. I got outside and asked my friend why nobody had made a film like it in Melbourne, where characters just talk and act like normal people. So a few years later I decided to do just that.”  Play It Safe, the debut feature film from award-winning Melbourne filmmaker Chris Pahlow, is set to…

Write off – Nominees announced for the 2015 AWGIE Awards

Eight Australian telemovies or television mini-series are battling it out for top honours in this year’s AWGIE Awards for performance writing. Awards for the best original and best adapted screenplays for Australian feature films have nine top-flight nominees. There are 13 nominations in the five theatre categories. The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) says nominations in…