Sunday Shorts: The Artifice

The Artifice Written, Produced and Directed by Matthew Holmes Starring Jushua Jaeger, Nadia Holmes, Bailey Barbour, Gregory Quinn, Adam Wilson and Michael Resce Article written by Matthew Holmes In a way, The Artifice was the short film that launched The Legend of Ben Hall. Nearly all the crew on this film formed the team for…

Interview: Jack Martin

We caught up with The Legend of Ben Hall’s leading man himself, Jack Martin, ahead of the film’s DVD and Blu-ray release. “I’m very passionate about actors being well researched and prepared for their work.” Interview by Matthew Eeles Had you ever heard of Ben Hall before going into the role? I had heard of…

The Legend of Ben Hall (Competition Now Closed)

To celebrate the release of The Legend of Ben Hall on Blu-ray and DVD, we’re giving readers the chance to win a Blu-ray copy of The Legend of Ben Hall signed by director Matthew Holmes and made out to winners personally. After two years running from the law, Ben Hall is soon drawn back into bushranging by the…

Interview: Ronnie Minder

“Seeing my name on the Oscars website next to many of my composing heroes such as Alan Silvestri, Mark Isham, John Williams and Hans Zimmer, was an amazing feeling,” Swiss-born, Australian based composer Ronnie Minder told Cinema Australia. His first feature film score for Matthew Holmes’ The Legend of Ben Hall is one of 145 scores to…

Review: The Legend of Ben Hall

The Legend of Ben Hall Written & Directed by Matthew Holmes Starring Jack Martin, Jamie Coffa, Joanne Dobbin, William Lee, Andy McPhee and Pia Grace Moon “Epic. A triumph.” by Matthew Eeles There’s this frustrating, negative dialogue which unwelcomely rears its ugly head from time to time within our filmmaking industry. It’s about Australian feature…