Interview: Shannon Ashlyn & Ben Mortley

Your partner comes home and they tell you they’ve cheated on you. It’s a situation we all fear and how we respond can either define us or break us. New Australian drama Zelos explores the issue, and the unexpected life changes people are faced with in this situation, through the eyes of Bernard and Shannon, played…

Ben Mortley stars in this exclusive clip from Zelos!

The makers of Zelos have given us an exclusive clip of their new dramedy to share with our readers. We’ve also got a list of cinemas screening the film from September 7 including the Great Barrier Reef Film Festival. Find out where you can catch it below. Great Barrier Reef Film Festival Thurs 7th Sept…

A new trailer and poster have arrived for Zelos

A new trailer and a fresh new poster has dropped for Zelos ahead of the film’s world premiere at the Great Barrier Reef Film Festival on September 7. The new Australian coming-of-age comedy is the feature film debut for director Jo-Anne Brechin whose short film credits include Booth, This Dog’s Life, Birthday Party and Hard…

Zelos filmmakers are breaking the mould

by Matthew Eeles Few things are rarer in Australian cinema than a film directed by a woman, with men having dominated the industry for more than four decades. Gender inequality in the Australian film industry has been well reported recently and the staggeringly low number of films made by women in this country – just 14%…

Trailer of the Day: Zelos

Zelos Directed by Jo-Anne Brechin Written by Claire J. Harris Produced by Jo-Anne Brechin and Claire J. Harris Starring Ben Mortley, Shannon Ashlyn, Ainslie McGlynn, Jeanie Drynan, Leigh Scully, Seaton Kay-Smith and Steve McGrath Why we’re excited Since his performance in Pinch last year the Cinema Australia team has been keeping a close eye on Zelos’ leading man Ben Mortley. We’ve…

Glee creator Ian Brennan joins Library of Love

Cottesloe Films is delighted to announce the addition of Ian Brennan to the Library of Love cast, a day ahead of principal photography.    Ian is an American television writer, producer and director best known for his work on the American television shows Glee and Scream Queens. His acting credits include Glee, Cooties, CSI: NY, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Save The Last Dance 2. Library of Love is an…