Interview: Ben Hackworth

Did you enjoy reading this interview? Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  “It’s not heavy on plot. It’s all about character, and these characters are complex and real,” Australian director Ben Hackworth tells Cinema Australia about Celeste. Since the early 2000s Hackworth has directed…

5 things you need to know about Celeste

Please help us continue to support Australian cinema. Celeste (Radha Mitchell) was once Australia’s most beloved opera singer. Yet she threw it all away to follow the man she loved to live on a crumbling property deep in the rainforests of Tropical North Queensland. Ten years after his tragic death, Celeste is ready to make one final…

► Here’s your first look at Ben Hackworth’s Celeste

A brand new trailer has dropped for Ben Hackworth’s Celeste along with the announcement that the film will be released in cinemas on 25 April. Celeste is the second feature from director Hackworth and stars Radha Mitchell (The Romanoffs), Nadine Garner (The Blake Mysteries), Thomas Cocquerel (In Like Flynn) and Odessa Young (A Million Little Pieces). The…

Trailer of the Day: High Life

We don’t usually cover Australian television but the brand new trailer for Luke Eve’s High Life is worth a look. More Sauce, in conjunction with CanalPlay, Screen Australia and the Nine Network are excited to debut the trailer for the upcoming High Life, set to air on 9GO! on Thursday 13th April at 10.15pm. The second…

Radha Mitchell to attend premieres of Sue Brooks’ Looking for Grace in Melbourne and Perth

Internationally acclaimed Australian actress Radha Mitchell will walk the red carpet at the Melbourne premiere of Sue Brooks’ new film Looking For Grace at the historic Astor Theatre on Tuesday November 24, 2015. LA-based Mitchell (The Waiting City, High Art, Finding Neverland) will be joined by Brooks (Japanese Story) in her home city, along with fellow cast members Odessa…

Finalists announced for $100,000 CinéfestOZ Film Prize 2015

CinéfestOZ has announced the five finalists in contention for its second annual $100,000 Film Prize. Backtrack, Now Add Honey, Pawno, MIFF@CinefestOZ film Putuparri and the Rainmakers and The Daughter have been shortlisted for Australia’s biggest film prize, to be announced at the festival on Saturday, 29th August. The Film Prize is awarded to the producer of an Australian feature…