Actor Focus: Nelly Yoa

“I grew up in Sudan, a war-torn country with no hope or future. The struggle, poverty and uncertainty has motivated me to spread my wings.” Interview by Joanne Kmaid With a new AFL career, how do you find time for acting? It’s really difficult at times due to training sessions and other media commitments, but when…

Watch the first three episodes of Plum Loco

Harry Quinlan, best known as Gordon in Can’t Win. Do Try., has put together a seven part Australian webseries called Plum Loco. If you’re a fan of the format, or comedy in general, you’re going to want to check this one out. lum Loco has great writing, great themes, it’s very well acted and brilliantly put together. “The…

Trailer of the Day: Defiant Lives

Defiant Lives Directed by Sarah Barton Written by Sarah Barton Produced by Sarah Barton, Liz Burke The history of the disability rights movement, featuring a litany of impressive activists determined to create a world where everyone, regardless of impairment, is valued and can participate fully. The story of the rise and triumph of the disability rights movement, featuring…

Competition! Win tickets to see Hotel Coolgardie

We’re giving readers the chance to win one of two Hotel Coolgardie prizes. Perth winners will receive a double pass to see a special Q&A screening of Hotel Coolgardie at Luna Leederville on Tuesday 30 May, while national winners will receive an in-season double pass to the incredible new Australian documentary. Following a packed out…

Aaron Jeffery, Kat Risteska, Ben Chisholm and Erin Connor join the cast of Occupation

Independent Australian action sci-fi movie Occupation has ramped up filming with the casting of four key roles. Joining the fight for survival are Logie-Award winning actor Aaron Jeffery (Wentworth, McLeod’s Daughters), Kat Risteska (Home and Away, Dance Academy), Ben Chisholm (Red Billabong, The Legend of Ben Hall) and Erin Connor (The Suicide Theory). Now in the third week of a…

Interview: Jack Thompson

When I told Jack Thompson I was calling from Fremantle in Western Australia, he was quick to let me know how fond he was of the Port City. In the mid-90s, Thompson acted in Graeme Rattigan’s Under The Lighthouse Dancing which was shot just off Fremantle on the west coast’s most famous island playground, Rottnest.…