Killing Ground (Competition Now Closed)

Thanks to Luna Palace Cinemas, Cinema Australia is giving our readers the chance to win one of ten double passes to a special Q&A screening of new Australian horror film, Killing Ground. Entry details below. Luna Palace Cinemas is delighted to announce a special Q&A screening with Aaron Pedersen (Mystery Road, Goldstone), acclaimed Australian actor…

Exclusive! Meet the cast of Bad Girl

Director Fin Ediquist’s Australian psychological thriller Bad Girl is gearing up for a national theatrical release after a successful run on the festival circuit. Amy (Sara West) is given one last chance by her adoptive parents (Benjamin Winspear and Felicity Price), who think Amy’s friendship with local girl Chloe (Samara Weaving) is a step in the…

Young cast shine in the new Jasper Jones trailer

Madman Entertainment today has released the trailer and additional stills for the highly anticipated film Jasper Jones. Adapted from the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey, Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery…

Your first look at Jasper Jones is here!

Madman Entertainment has just dropped the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Jasper Jones, the film adaptation of the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey. Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery Road, Goldstone).…

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…

Mystery Road cleans up at the AFCA awards

Mystery Road was the big winner of last nights Australian Film Critics Association Film & Writing Awards. Ivan Sen’s below average, dusty thriller took home six major awards including Best Film and Best Cinematography. Being a male dominated film the only two local awards Mystery Road didn’t take out were Best Actress (Nicole Kidman, The Railway…

Trailer Talk: AACTA best film nominees

Tomorrow night will decide whether or not Baz Lurhmann will have to add an extension to his house as the second round of AACTA awards are announced. After the American produced The Great Gatsby took home every feature film award at Tuesday’s first announcement – or the ones considered too boring for television – Cinema Australia is hoping…