Hotel Coolgardie now available on VOD

Acclaimed observational documentary Hotel Coolgardie from Western Australian director, Pete Gleeson and Western Australian producers Melissa Hayward and Kate Neylon is now available on demand on digital platforms including iTunes, Vimeo, Amazon and YouTube Movies. Following a World Premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival, Australian Premiere at Sydney Film Festival, a string of…

$750,000 funding boost for Maziar Lahooti’s Below

Written a family-friendly comedy full of laughs, sunshine and a jolly good time? Going by a recent trend over the last few years, you’ve got no chance of winning Screenwest’s funding initiative, West Coast Visions. Written something as dark as the devil’s heart itself? Something about an apocalypse, a violent bikie gang or a serial…

Review: Hotel Coolgardie

Hotel Coolgardie Directed by Pete Gleeson Produced by Melissa Hayward and Kate Neylon “One of the most captivating Australian documentaries in recent memory. It’s humorous, absorbing, uneasy and often disturbing.” Hotel Coolgardie is one of the most captivating Australian documentaries in recent memory. It’s a humorous, absorbing, uneasy and often disturbing account of life inside…

Trailer of the Day: Hotel Coolgardie

Hotel Coolgardie Directed by Pete Gleeson Produced by Melissa Hayward, Kate Neylon Synopsis This wryly observed documentary is set in a tiny mining town somewhere between Kalgoorlie and Perth. Two Finnish girls on working visas, Lina and Steph, head to this remote spot for a three-month stint behind the bar of the local pub. It’s a…