Interview: Ivan Sen

Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… It was October 2013 and Cinema Australia was in its infancy. I had been building my online Australian film publication for less than a month when I was offered an interview with Ivan Sen to talk about this new movie he was promoting called Mystery Road. I remember the weather…

Interview: Ryan Kwanten

Cinema Australia Original Content: Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… “What a lovely guy.” Those were the first words I said to myself as I ended my Zoom call with Ryan Kwanten. The Australian-born, internationally adored actor has an air of hippy about him – His beard is long, and his hair is scruffy. He’s…

Ivan Sen and Hugo Weaving set for Loveland Q&A tour

Enjoy Cinema Australia? Click below to… Ivan Sen is the Swiss Army knife of Australian filmmakers. Going above and beyond for his art, Sen is often credited as producer, writer, director, cinematographer, composer and editor on his films including the highly-regarded Mystery Road, Goldstone, Beneath Clouds and Toomelah. Sen is a wealth of knowledge, which…

New Trailer! Hugo Weaving, Tilda Cobham-Hervey and Stephen Curry are under surveillance in Lone Wolf

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Following a postponed August 2020 release, Jonathan Ogilvie’s new Australian thriller Lone Wolf will have its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. A brand new Lone Wolf trailer has also been released via the IFFR YouTube channel. Set in contemporary…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #44 | Ben Lawrence

Cinema Australia Original Content:  Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Australian filmmaker Ben Lawrence joins the Cinema Australia Podcast to discuss his new film, Hearts and Bones. Ben Lawrence is an internationally award-winning director and photographer. His short films have screened at Edinburgh, Clermont-Ferrand, Los Angeles, San…

First look at Paul Ireland’s M4M

First images have been revealed for M4M – director Paul Ireland’s followup to the critically acclaimed Pawno. M4M is a modern update of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure set in a housing commission block in Prahran. In the film an unlikely love ignites between a modern muslim girl and a local musician amongst the background of racial…

JUST ANNOUNCED! Feature films in competition for 2017 AACTAs

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the nominees for Best Feature Length Documentary as well as the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards. Reinforcing a strong year for Australian documentary and following changes to the nominations process to introduce a Documentary Branch, AACTA has announced five nominees…