Hotel Coolgardie now available on VOD

Acclaimed observational documentary Hotel Coolgardie from Western Australian director, Pete Gleeson and Western Australian producers Melissa Hayward and Kate Neylon is now available on demand on digital platforms including iTunes, Vimeo, Amazon and YouTube Movies. Following a World Premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival, Australian Premiere at Sydney Film Festival, a string of…

$750,000 funding boost for Maziar Lahooti’s Below

Written a family-friendly comedy full of laughs, sunshine and a jolly good time? Going by a recent trend over the last few years, you’ve got no chance of winning Screenwest’s funding initiative, West Coast Visions. Written something as dark as the devil’s heart itself? Something about an apocalypse, a violent bikie gang or a serial…

Incase you missed it, episode 2 of the Cinema Australia Wrap is here

In Episode 2 of the Cinema Australia Wrap, Matthew Eeles covers The Butterfly Tree, MOUNTAIN, Voyage of the Southern Sun, I Miss The War, JUNGLE, Descent into the Maelstrom – Radio Birdman Documentary film, Two People, Occupation, CinefestOZ, Capricorn Film Festival, Revelation Film Festival, The School, Hotel Coolgardie – The Film, Rabbit: film and Reaching…

Hotel Coolgardie (Competition Now Closed)

We’re giving readers the chance to win one of two Hotel Coolgardie prizes. Perth winners will receive a double pass to see a special Q&A screening of Hotel Coolgardie at Luna Leederville on Tuesday 30 May, while national winners will receive an in-season double pass to the incredible new Australian documentary. Following a packed out…

Welcome to Hotel Coolgardie

Raw and Cooked Media have dropped a revealing new trailer for Hotel Coolgardie ahead of its Australian theatrical release next month. Following a packed out screening at last years’ Sydney Film Festival, Hotel Coolgardie garnered national headlines for its depiction of the disturbing experience of two Finnish backpackers who found themselves the latest batch of “fresh…

Review: Hotel Coolgardie

Hotel Coolgardie Directed by Pete Gleeson Produced by Melissa Hayward and Kate Neylon “One of the most captivating Australian documentaries in recent memory. It’s humorous, absorbing, uneasy and often disturbing.” Hotel Coolgardie is one of the most captivating Australian documentaries in recent memory. It’s a humorous, absorbing, uneasy and often disturbing account of life inside…

Perth premiere announced for Hotel Coolgardie

New Australian documentary, Hotel Coolgardie will be having its Perth premiere next month as part of Australian Revelations – a celebrations of Australian film presented by Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia. After screenings at the Sydney Film Festival and the internationally regarded Canadian documentary festival Hot Docs, Hotel Coolgardie comes to town…