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…

Cate Shortland calls action on her new film in Melbourne

Australian director Cate Shortland’s (Lore, Somersault) next feature film, a psychological thriller starring Teresa Palmer, starts filming at the Docklands Studio in Melbourne this week. Based on Melanie Joosten’s book Berlin Syndrome, Shortland’s as yet untitled film was written by Shaun Grant, who co-wrote Justin Kurzel’s Snowtown. It sees Australia’s very own Teresa Palmer (Wish You Were Here,…