Islands Apart to screen for one night only

Director Tom Swinburn is set to release his debut feature film Islands Apart with a one-off cinema screening. Swinburn, who has directed a handful of short films including A View From Below, is a cinematographer with independent production company Amalume Films who have enjoyed success with their last two indie releases Pretty Good Friends and Free of Thought. Nathan Barillaro…

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…

Trailer of the Day: Free of Thought

Free of Thought Written, directed, produced & edited by: Nathan Barillaro Starring: John Russell & Mella Gardner Cinematography by: Tom Swinburn Sound by: Sophie Townsend Assistant Director: Jenni Townsend Free Of Thought examines the romantic, domestic and working relationships shared by John and Mel, a young Australian couple in their mid-twenties. Exploring the ideas of…