The Furies blood-soaked red band trailer is horrifying

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Odin’s Eye Entertainment has today released the official red band trailer for the hotly anticipated horror film, The Furies, written and directed by Tony D’Aquino (Two Twisted) and produced by Lisa Shaunessy (Killing Ground) and The Film…

Interview: Damien Power

“The worst violence is left off screen and left to the viewer’s imagination. I knew that audiences would be able to fill in those blanks in a worse way than I would ever want to show.” Damien Power’s Killing Ground is brutal, violent and unforgiving. Here, Power talks us through the process of making one of…

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…

Australian release date confirmed for Damien Power’s Killing Ground

Mushroom Pictures has announced an August 24 release date for Damien Power’s debut feature, Killing Ground. Powers will be joined by the film’s star Harriet Dyer and other key cast in a series of Q&As taking place in the film’s opening week. Killing Ground wowed audiences and critics at its International Premiere at the Sundance…

Trailer of the Day: Killing Ground

Killing Ground Written and Directed by Damien Power Produced by Joe Weatherstone and Lisa Shaunessy Starring Harriet Dyer, Aaron Pedersen, Stephen Hunter, Tiarnie Couplans, Maya Stange, Ian Meadows, Aaron Glenan and Mitzi Ruhlmann Ian and Samantha head to a national park, hoping the bush will give them space for some quiet time together. They arrive at an…

Here’s your complete list of Australian feature films screening during MIFF

Bad Girl Written and Directed by Fin Edquist Starring Samara Weaving, Felicity Price, Benjamin Winspear, Sara West and Liam Graham Secrets and lies will change lives in this pulse-pounding psychological thriller. Sullen, defiant and on probation following her release from juvenile detention, 16-year-old foster child Amy Anderson struggles with her new life in the countryside…