Sydney screenings announced for Sophie Townsend’s Pretty Good Friends

Multi-award winning indie Pretty Good Friends will have an exclusive Sydney cinema screening at Paddington’s Chauvel Cinema on Tuesday 7 February at 6:30pm. Pretty Good Friends has been dubbed Australia’s first mumblecore film. Mumblecore is the unique film subgenre that shot Lena Dunham (HBO’s Girls) to fame, and was first coined in 2005 at America’s South…

Interview: Sarah Jayne – Plus an exclusive look behind the scenes of Friends, Foes and Fireworks

Brave, bold, passionate filmmakers thinking outside the box, turning a simple idea into one of the most interesting filmmaking concepts in recent memory. We don’t hear enough of these stories coming out of the Australian film industry. Sarah Jayne and her partner, Ivan, are in post-production on their new film, Friends, Foes and Fireworks – a fully improvised comedy/drama set…

Made in Melbourne hits the lucky seven

The Made In Melbourne Film Festival turns seven this year and a record number of submissions has led to one of its strongest programs, full of variety, world premieres, and multi-award winning films. Led by a trio of exciting features – each fresh or ground breaking or even controversial – and bookended by the popular Opening and Closing Night Short…