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…

Free community screenings at CinefestOZ

The CinefestOz 2017 Community Screenings program – a celebration of West Australian film content – has been announced. The program features stunning WA landscapes, familiar local stories and works from talented West Australian creatives. Here’s this year’s lineup: Paper Planes An imaginative children’s film about a young Australian boy’s passion for flight and his challenge…

Jury duty – CinefestOZ Film Prize jury announced 

Ahead of CinefestOZ Film Festival’s impending August 24 opening night, the Festival today is delighted to announce the CinefestOZ Film Prize jury, who will decide on the winner of the Festival’s third annual, and Australia’s greatest, $100,000 Film Prize. Jury Chair and acclaimed Australian filmmaker, Gillian Armstrong will be joined on the jury by Producer Sue Taylor (The Tree, Looking for…

Feature Films in competition for the 6th AACTA Awards revealed

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards – Australia’s highest screen acknowledgement. AACTA also today launched the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Official Screenings Program, a four- week program that brings Australia’s leading screen professionals together with screen fans…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #1: Radha Mitchell

Looking For Grace Written & Directed by: Sue Brooks Starring: Radha Mitchell, Richard Roxburgh, Odessa Young After a teenage girl named Grace goes missing, her parents along with the help of an investigator seek to find her, while also juggling their own secrets and stories between them. Looking For Grace is in cinemas now.