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Cinema Australia Original Content:  Directed by Elizabeth Fermanis, Bec Peniston-Bird, Amie Batalibasi, Carl Stella, Simon Trevorrow, Grant Scicluna Written by Nikki Tran Produced by Nikki Tran and Simon Trevorrow Starring Maia Absberg, Tony Ting, Rosa Nix, Shrut Palmar, Pauline Grace, Olivia Choi, Kevin Summers, Nyawuda Chuol, and Adam Hetherington “I hadn’t seen such a diverse representation of a community…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #13: Grant Scicluna and Thom Green discuss Downriver

In the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, Matthew Eeles chats with director Grant Scicluna and actor Thom Green about their new Australian film, Downriver. Grant Scicluna’s acclaimed Australian drama Downriver will have its WA premiere at this month’s Australian Revelations event in Perth. Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia proudly present a celebration of Australian film…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2016

What a year 2015 was for Australian cinema. Box office records were smashed thanks to Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller’s contemporary interpretation of his 1979 classic, and Jocelyn Moorhouse’s The Dressmaker. Each film was headlined by international heavyweights including Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet respectively. It was a massive year for indi-filmaking in Australia…

Trailer of the Day: Downriver

James has served time for drowning a little boy when he was a child, although the body was never found in the river. A visit from his victim’s mother upon parole sends him on a quest to find the truth. With little time and danger at every turn, James risks his freedom and his life to…

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…