Woof! Koko: A Red Dog Story gets its first trailer

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  The first trailer has dropped for KOKO: A Red Dog Story. KOKO: A Red Dog Story is the story of the actual dog from Red Dog. The film is a comedy mockumentary starring Toby Truslove as director Kriv Stenders and Felix Williamson…

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…