2018 program announced for the Melbourne Women in Film Festival

The Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF) has announce its 2018 festival program. Taking place from 22 to 25 February at venues across Melbourne’s CBD including ACMI Federation Square, Hoyts Melbourne Central and RMIT University, MWFF celebrates and supports the work of women screen practitioners across all disciplines in the industry, including directors, writers, producers,…

Dance Academy: The Movie (Competition Now Closed)

Thanks to Studiocanal, we’re giving our readers the chance to win one of ten in-season double passes to Dance Academy: The Movie, in cinemas April 6. The feature film is based on the incredibly successful two-time Emmy nominated Australian TV series of the same name, that saw a group of teenagers through the ups-and-downs of elite dance training…

FIRST LOOK! New video and images drop for Dance Academy

STUDIOCANAL and Werner Film Productions release the first images and a behind-the-scenes video today for Dance Academy. The much-anticipated film is an adaptation of the incredibly successful two-time Emmy nominated Australian television series of the same name. Picking up eighteen months after the television series finale, the much-loved characters have moved on from the ups-and-downs…

The Contenders: AACTA nominees announced

A full list of nominations have been announced for the 6th AACTA Awards. It’s no surprise Mel Gibson’s brutal and brilliant war epic, Hacksaw Ridge, leads the charge with a whopping 13 nominations followed closely by Simon Stone’s The Daughter (10), Rosemary Myers’ Girl Asleep (7), and arguably the best Australian films of the year,…

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…

A look back at Gillian Armstrong’s brilliant career

The daughter of a real estate agent father and a primary school teacher mother, Gillian Armstrong has had an admirable and highly celebrated career as a filmmaker both at home and overseas. Having started off making short films with the likes of Ruth Cracknell and TV actress Elizabeth Crosby, Armstrong launched her feature film career with My…