Charlie’s Farm and Boar director Chris Sun has a new film in the works

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. by MATTHEW EELES Australian horror maestro Chris Sun has revealed he’s working on a new feature film. The Charlie’s Farm and Boar director posted a prosthetics image to his Facebook page yesterday announcing, “I’VE BEEN KEEPING A SECRET!!” The…

Rams world premiere set for CinefestOZ!

by MATTHEW EELES Every cloud has a silver lining, as they say. While there’s no doubt the effects of Covid-19 around the world will have a major impact on this year’s CinefestOZ, we are beginning to see some green shoots. While international and interstate guests won’t be walking the CinefestOZ 2020 red carpet, the festival…

We’re launching a brand new competition for WA filmmakers

by MATTHEW EELES As most of you will already know, as well as being the editor of Cinema Australia I’m also the festival director of the WA Made Film Festival – Western Australia’s newest film festival which aims to showcase WA screen talent. For our 2021 festival we’re launching a brand new filmmaking competition for…

I Am Woman is now a Stan Original

From the producers of The Sapphires and The Invisible Man, I Am Woman was directed by Unjoo Moon and shot by Oscar®-winning cinematographer Dion Beebe. The Stan Original Film stars Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Danielle Macdonald and Evan Peters, and will premiere on 28 August, only on Stan.​ Stan, the unrivalled home of Australian original productions, today announced…

Full trailer for digital series Ding Dong I’m Gay comes out

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Wintergarden Pictures today unveils the official trailer for Season One of the hilarious new queer- and sex-positive digital series, Ding Dong I’m Gay, ahead of the July 22 series launch, when the first two episodes will be released for free.…

Emma Booth announced as CinefestOZ patron

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. CinefestOZ has named AACTA award-winning actress Emma Booth as a Patron of the festival.­­ The West Australian-born actress, best known for the award-winning Australian thriller Hounds of Love and TV series Glitch and The Gloaming, has been attending the…

MDFF Review: Strangers to the World

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Strangers to the World Directed by Grant Fraser Review by Travis Johnson The big problem that Strangers to the World faces is that it’s coming to us after the release of A Hidden Life last year. Both cover the…

MDFF Review: Batman and Me

Help us continue to cover more Australian films and festivals by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Batman and Me Director Michael Wayne Review by Travis Johnson If you spend any time in nerdy circles you get exposed to plenty of obsessive collectors. I know guys who have sunk unholy amounts of money into Lego, or NECA…