9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2019

2019 is set to be a huge year for Australian cinema with so many great films set for release. Here’s nine films sitting high on our must-see list for the year. It should be noted that our list from last year featured a bunch of films that weren’t released including The Nightingale, Little Monsters and…

Interview: Shari Sebbens

  “Change the date but also change the system. My worry as an Aboriginal Australian is that after the apology happened everybody assumed that Aboriginal people had equality in this country and it’s just not true.” Actor Shari Sebbens has only four feature film credits to her name, but it feels like she’s been around…

Spoilt for choice – Where will you be seeing Australia Day?

by Matthew Eeles Kriv Stenders’ new drama Australia Day will have a limited theatrical release before screening on Foxtel and Dendy Direct a week later. Dendy and Foxtel hope other films will follow this new route to market distribution model. Back in the day we used to call this ‘straight to video’ and it usually meant…

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…

Trailer of the Day: The Go-Betweens: Right Here

The Go-Betweens: Right Here Directed by Kriv Stenders Written by Kriv Stenders  Produced by Joe Weatherstone, Kriv Stenders  The intensely passionate, creative and fraught set of relationships that formed one of the most loved bands in Australian rock history is explored in this classy documentary. Director Kriv Stenders uncovers the people who made The Go-Betweens. Conceived in Brisbane…

Here’s your first look at Kriv Stenders’ Australia Day

A brand new trailer has dropped for Kriv Stenders’ Australia Day ahead of its world premiere at the Sydney Film Festival. The trailer shows an edgier side to Stenders, who’s best known for his family friendly Red Dog film’s, and marks the third collaboration between Stenders and Bryan Brown who starred  in Kill Me Three…