Free community screenings at CinefestOZ

The CinefestOz 2017 Community Screenings program – a celebration of West Australian film content – has been announced. The program features stunning WA landscapes, familiar local stories and works from talented West Australian creatives. Here’s this year’s lineup: Paper Planes An imaginative children’s film about a young Australian boy’s passion for flight and his challenge…

Your complete list of AACTA nominations

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) has announced its Feature Film, Television, Visual Effects or Animation and remaining Documentary nominations for the 5th AACTA Awards. In a year of record box office success for Australian films, taking more than $65 million locally to date, speculation about which films would be nominated for Australia’s top…

Write off – Nominees announced for the 2015 AWGIE Awards

Eight Australian telemovies or television mini-series are battling it out for top honours in this year’s AWGIE Awards for performance writing. Awards for the best original and best adapted screenplays for Australian feature films have nine top-flight nominees. There are 13 nominations in the five theatre categories. The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) says nominations in…

Australian highlights at Camelot Outdoors

Muriel’s Wedding Sing-Along What better way to celebrate Friday the 13th by with a Muriel’s Wedding Sing-Along hosted by Famous Sharron! Sing along to all your favourite Songs in the Sing-A-Long edition of Muriel’s Wedding! MURIEL’S WEDDING remains an ABBASOLUTELY joyous movie experience where ABBA charts forever, dags rule, bitchy friends get what they deserve, and…

Paper Planes trailer has landed

There wasn’t a dry eye in the cinema when the credits rolled for Robert Connolly’s Paper Planes at this year’s CinéfestOZ. And it was with good reason that the film took out the $100,000 film prize. For those who haven’t been lucky enough to see the film yet, here’s the brand new trailer to tide…

Paper Planes wins CinéfestOZ $100,000 Film Prize

Well, we picked it folks! Robert Connolly’s stunning new kid’s film, Paper Planes, was awarded the inaugural CinéfestOZ $100,000 Film Prize. Legendary Australian director, Bruce Beresford announced the winner to an enthusiastic crowd. Connolly was presented with Australia’s richest film prize on Saturday night as part of CinéfestOZ’s Gala Night celebrations in Busselton, in the south west of Western…

Paper Planes to take flight at CinéfestOZ

CinéfestOZ will soar to new heights with the Western Australian premiere of Paper Planes,produced by Robert Connolly, Maggie Miles and Liz Kearney. The highly-anticipated family film will screen as part of MIFF@CinéfestOZ: a presentation of the Melbourne International Film Festival MIFF Premiere Fund at CinéfestOZ. Paper Planes is a family film that tells the story of a…

Stars line up for CinéfestOZ

A host of actors, filmmakers and industry luminaries will head to the South West of Western Australia later this month for the seventh annual CinéfestOZ. More than 30 actors, directors and producers will attend the prestigious festival – among them top names such as actors Marta Dusseldorp, Joel and Nash Edgerton, Myles Pollard, David Wenham, Viva Bianca, Alex Williams, Harrison Gilbertson, directors Bruce…

Australian feature films announced for CinéfestOZ

CinéfestOZ has unveiled its biggest program to date with more than 60 films on offer at this year’s festival, which starts on August 20th. The 2014 program will feature 14 Australian, 10 French and one “Aussies Abroad” feature-length films, 13 community screenings and 29 short films over the five day event in the South West of Western Australia. Among…