Sydney screenings announced for Sophie Townsend’s Pretty Good Friends

Multi-award winning indie Pretty Good Friends will have an exclusive Sydney cinema screening at Paddington’s Chauvel Cinema on Tuesday 7 February at 6:30pm. Pretty Good Friends has been dubbed Australia’s first mumblecore film. Mumblecore is the unique film subgenre that shot Lena Dunham (HBO’s Girls) to fame, and was first coined in 2005 at America’s South…

Interview: Sarah Jayne – Plus an exclusive look behind the scenes of Friends, Foes and Fireworks

Brave, bold, passionate filmmakers thinking outside the box, turning a simple idea into one of the most interesting filmmaking concepts in recent memory. We don’t hear enough of these stories coming out of the Australian film industry. Sarah Jayne and her partner, Ivan, are in post-production on their new film, Friends, Foes and Fireworks – a fully improvised comedy/drama set…

Trailer of the Day: Innuendo (NSFW)

Innuendo Directed, Written and Produced by Saara Lamberg Starring Saara Lamberg, Brendan Bacon and Andy Hazel Where you can see it Innuendo is screening during this year’s Made in Melbourne Film Festival. Details here. The Finnish Tuuli grew up in an oppressively religious and abusive family and in the shadow of her angelic twin sister. She embarks on a journey to…

Full program announced for the Made in Melbourne Film Festival

The Made in Melbourne Film Festival will open this year’s festival with Matthew Holmes’ bushranger epic, The Legend of Ben Hall. Launching on December 6, the exciting festival will showcase an additional four feature films including Crime & Punishment, The Trivialist, Lazybones and Innuendo. Made In Melbourne Film Festival promises a diverse lineup, full of Melbourne flavour and covers an…

Made in Melbourne hits the lucky seven

The Made In Melbourne Film Festival turns seven this year and a record number of submissions has led to one of its strongest programs, full of variety, world premieres, and multi-award winning films. Led by a trio of exciting features – each fresh or ground breaking or even controversial – and bookended by the popular Opening and Closing Night Short…