Actor Focus: Nicholas Jaquinot

“It’s definitely a one man journey, but that journey is littered with relationships that can and will support you along the way, if you allow them to.” Interview by Joanne Kmaid Love your hat trends! Is that your funky charisma or a public persona? [Laughs]. Probably a bit of both! I consider myself to be pretty…

Ozflix set to launch on Australia Day

Ozflix, a new video-on-demand service dedicated to streaming every Australian film ever made, is set to launch at 6:00pm on Australia Day, 26th January, 2017. Acclaimed by Australia’s most influential directors, producers and actors, Ozflix will begin streaming with around 250 Australian films and three free original content shows, with more free content to be announced. “There are…

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,…

Pawno goes from strength to strength

Mind Blowing World  has announced that the new Australian feature Pawno, opened nationally on Thursday 21 April to fabulous reviews and solid box office on its opening weekend. Pawno opened on 19 screens across Australia, achieving a healthy $3,120 screen average over the Anzac Day long weekend, with especially strong results recorded at The Sun in Yarraville,…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #7: Damian Hill (Pawno)

Pawno Directed by Paul Ireland Written by Damian Hill Produced by Toothless Pictures Starring John Brumpton, Maeve Dermody, Damian Hill, Malcolm Kennard, Mark Coles Smith, Kerry Armstrong, Tony Rickards, Daniel Frederiksen, Ngoc Phan, Naomi Rukavina, Mark Silveira, John Orcsik, Brad McMurry, Jesse Velik and Peta Brady Pawno is a character driven film about change, hope and identity. Within a day,…

Pawno hits cinemas on April 21 – A must see!

On April 21, indie Australian comic drama Pawno opens in cinemas nationally. The debut film by director Paul Ireland is set to charm audiences Australia-wide following its world premiere at MIFF 2015, where it was the Festival’s fastest-selling local ticket, and its award-winning European and Asian premieres. A valentine to the vibrant, multicultural suburb of Footscray,…