New Australian web series Sisters is now available to stream online!

The first season for Genna Chanelle Hayes’ new series Sisters has been released online via Youtube. Starring Tariro Mavondo, Gemma Forsyth, Marlikka Perdrisat, Genna Chanelle Hayes, Mark Coles Smith, Martin Sacks, Travis Jeffrey, Natasha Wanganeen and Denise Richards, Sisters explores the deep friendship between four unique Australian twenty-something girls as they navigate modern society and…

New trailer! Genna Chanelle Hayes’ unifying web series empowers women

Genna Chanelle Hayes’ Unifying New Series Empowers Women The first teaser has been released for Genna Chanelle Hayes’ new series Sisters. Sisters explores the deep friendship between four unique Australian twenty-something girls as they navigate modern society and evolve through love, loss, cultural differences, sexuality, faith and trauma. The series stars Tariro Mavondo, Gemma Forsyth,…

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…

First teaser drops for refugee drama Akoni

Genna Chanelle Hayes’ debut feature film Akoni has completed production in Sydney this week, and the first teaser has been released. Akoni boasts an all-star Australian and English cast including Mark Coles Smith, Kit Esuruoso, John Brumpton, Genna Chanelle Hayes, Simon Elrahi, Jack Ellis, Marlikka Perdrisat, Rashidi Edward, Christopher Stollery and Pippa Grandison. Akoni is written, directed…

Mark Coles Smith and Marlikka Perdrisat join the cast of Akoni

Genna Chanelle Hayes’ debut feature film Akoni will re-commence production in Sydney this week, and the film has added award-winning actor Mark Coles Smith and emerging young talent Marlikka Perdrisat to its cast. Coles Smith recently won a Helpmann Award for his work on the Belvoir play A Drover’s Wife. Marlikka Perdrisat is an indigenous…

West End star to lead Australian cast in Akoni

West End star and English-­born Kit Esuruoso will star in the upcoming feature film Akoni alongside a stellar Australian cast including John Brumpton (2016 AACTA Best ActorNominee), Mal Kennard (2016 Silver Logie Nominee), Genna Chanelle Hayes, Pippa Grandison, Rashidi Edward and Simon Elrahi. Akoni tells the story of a Nigerian refugee who survives an attack by…