Sunday Shorts: Zina

Zina Directed by Ivan Malekin Produced by Clara Francesca and Ivan Malekin Written by Russell Boyd Starring Clara Francesca, Frank Fazio and Peter Flaherty Zina is a firecracker, a young and sexy Russian woman who drinks heavily, angers quickly, goes after what she wants.  Tony is a young man new in town, fleeing a broken relationship, lost and alone. Together,…

Cameras set to roll on Choir Girl

Cameras are set to roll on John Fraser’s feature film debut, Choir Girl. Shot in various locations around Melbourne the black and white arthouse feature film will star Peter Flaherty (The Legend of Ben Hall) as the film’s main character Eugene, Krista Vendy (Fat Pizza), Kim Valentine (Neighbours), Andy McPhee (Animal Kingdom) and Roger Ward (Mad Max). Written…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2016

What a year 2015 was for Australian cinema. Box office records were smashed thanks to Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller’s contemporary interpretation of his 1979 classic, and Jocelyn Moorhouse’s The Dressmaker. Each film was headlined by international heavyweights including Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet respectively. It was a massive year for indi-filmaking in Australia…