The Contenders: AACTA nominees announced

A full list of nominations have been announced for the 6th AACTA Awards. It’s no surprise Mel Gibson’s brutal and brilliant war epic, Hacksaw Ridge, leads the charge with a whopping 13 nominations followed closely by Simon Stone’s The Daughter (10), Rosemary Myers’ Girl Asleep (7), and arguably the best Australian films of the year,…

Your first look at Jasper Jones is here!

Madman Entertainment has just dropped the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Jasper Jones, the film adaptation of the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey. Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery Road, Goldstone).…

CinefestOZ Film Prize Finalist #4: Jasper Jones – Tickets and screening details here

CinefestOZ Film Prize Finalist, Jasper Jones, directed by Rachel Perkins, is set to make its Western Australian premiere at CinefestOZ’s glittering opening night at Orana Cinemas Busselton on Wednesday 24 August at 6pm. Adapted from Craig Silvey’s best-selling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and…

Feature Films in competition for the 6th AACTA Awards revealed

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards – Australia’s highest screen acknowledgement. AACTA also today launched the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Official Screenings Program, a four- week program that brings Australia’s leading screen professionals together with screen fans…

Here’s your complete list of Australian feature films screening during MIFF

Bad Girl Written and Directed by Fin Edquist Starring Samara Weaving, Felicity Price, Benjamin Winspear, Sara West and Liam Graham Secrets and lies will change lives in this pulse-pounding psychological thriller. Sullen, defiant and on probation following her release from juvenile detention, 16-year-old foster child Amy Anderson struggles with her new life in the countryside…

Proof restoration to premiere at Melbourne International Film Festival

After a very successful crowdfunding campaign to restore the film, the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) have announced that the premiere of the Proof restoration will screen at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival on Friday, 29 July. As if that news wasn’t exciting enough, director Jocelyn Moorhouse, producer Lynda House and actor Hugo…