Interview: Patrick Brammall

“Working with Brendan was a dream. We really trusted each other completely to make it as real and as dynamic as possible.” Interview by Matthew Eeles. Did you speak with any of the actors who have portrayed Ruben in the stage play about playing the character, or did you always want to make the film…

Interview: Brendan Cowell

“When I started doing damage to others, bringing others down and really disappointing people that I love, that’s when I kind of clued into the fact that I was living a deeply unsavoury life.” Every time I ask any filmmaker the question, the answer is almost always the same, “The advertising budget is virtually non-existent.” Surely though, for a…

Australian Revelations announces May’s screening

Australian Revelations is a celebration of Australian film through a year-round, ongoing series of screenings and the celebrated Australian film Wake In Fright will headline the next event on Monday 25 May. Wake In Fright tells the nightmarish story of a schoolteacher’s descent into personal demoralisation at the hands of drunken, deranged derelicts while stranded in a small town in…

Australian Features at CIFF

Two Australian films will screen as part of the 17th Canberra International Film Festival. Sarah Spillane’s Around The Block will feature on Sunday, November 10 at 6pm. Written and directed by Spillane, Around The Block stars Christina Ricci as an American eager to bring her love of Shakespeare to the diverse student population of Sydney’s…