Interview: Joel Jackson

Actor Joel Jackson puts his heart and soul into playing Marcus Stamm in Greg McLean’s harrowing survival thriller, Jungle. “I don’t know if Marcus’ family will see this picture, or what they will think, but you become hyper-aware of paying your respects to somebody who went through these things in real life.” Interview by Matthew Eeles…

New poster drops for Greg McLean’s Jungle

Four men venture into the jungle – but the jungle may not want to give them back. Umbrella Pictures has unveiled the key art for the epic real-life story of survival against all odds, Jungle, opening in cinemas nationally November 9. Starring Daniel Radcliffe as young Israeli Yossi Ghinsberg, author of the international best-selling 1996…

Trailer of the Day: Jungle

Young Israeli Yossi Ghinsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) leaves a safe future behind to chase an improbable dream in the mysterious depths of the Amazon rainforest. For a year he journeys on the path well-travelled, but when he and two new fellow adventurers, Kevin Gale (Alex Russell) and Marcus Stamm (Joel Jackson), meet the darkly charismatic Karl…

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…

Special guest lineup announced for CinefestOZ

Australian film fan? You’re going to want to get to this year’s CinefestOZ. This year’s talent list is an added drawcard in the lead up to the full program release on July 28 and begins with internationally acclaimed and Academy Award nominated writer and director, Scott Hicks, who will attend in the role of this year’s Film Prize…