Special guest lineup announced for CinefestOZ

Australian film fan? You’re going to want to get to this year’s CinefestOZ. This year’s talent list is an added drawcard in the lead up to the full program release on July 28 and begins with internationally acclaimed and Academy Award nominated writer and director, Scott Hicks, who will attend in the role of this year’s Film Prize…

Competition! Win Sucker on DVD (Now Closed)

Thanks to Madman Entertainment we have a Sucker prize pack to giveaway which includes a DVD copy of the film plus a copy of Tales from Earthsea, Arrietty and From Up on Poppy Hill. When 18-year-old Lawrence is caught cheating on his final year math exam, he fails to get into medical school and is banished to…

Interview: Rhys Graham

“I was very lucky because not only were they great to work with but they’re all so incredibly brilliant and supportive of each other.” You’ve been a documentary filmmaker for most of your career with a few short films along the way. When and why did you decide you wanted to make a feature film?…

Review: Galore

In the beginning Billie narrates, ‘We were just kids’. It’s as though she’s using this to justify her misbehaviours like so many of us have done when remembering our past. Setting horse paddocks on fire, touching each other up at skate parks or sleeping with a friend’s lover is forgiven because we were just kids.…

Stars galore at Q&A

Cinema Nova will be holding a Galore preview screening followed by a Q&A with director Rhys Graham and actors Toby Wallace, Lily Sullivan and Aliki Matangi held on Wednesday June 18 at 6.30pm. Directed by Rhys Graham (The Turning), Ashleigh Cummings (Puberty Blues), Lily Sullivan (Mental, Rake),Toby Wallace (Return to Nim’s Island) and Aliki Matangi…