9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2019

2019 is set to be a huge year for Australian cinema with so many great films set for release. Here’s nine films sitting high on our must-see list for the year. It should be noted that our list from last year featured a bunch of films that weren’t released including The Nightingale, Little Monsters and…

Interview: Jill Bilcock

A Cut Above When Cinema Australia caught up with Jill Bilcock the Australian film editing legend was in the middle of cutting Mystify: Michael Hutchence, Richard Lowenstein’s documentary about troubled INXS frontman Michael Hutchence. “Right now I’m looking at the scrawlings of Michael,” Bilcock told Cinema Australia. “I’m reading all his lyrics, and things he wrote…

2018 program announced for the Melbourne Women in Film Festival

The Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF) has announce its 2018 festival program. Taking place from 22 to 25 February at venues across Melbourne’s CBD including ACMI Federation Square, Hoyts Melbourne Central and RMIT University, MWFF celebrates and supports the work of women screen practitioners across all disciplines in the industry, including directors, writers, producers,…

First trailer drops for Tori Garrett’s Don’t Tell

A powerful new trailer has dropped for Tori Garrett’s highly anticipated Australian film, Don’t Tell boasting an all-star cast including Jack Thompson, Aden Young, Rachel Griffiths, Sara West, Jacqueline McKenzie, Gyton Grantley, Susie Porter, Martin Sacks and Robert Taylor. Don’t Tell is the story of a young woman who fought back after enduring sexual abuse at a prestigious private…

The Contenders: AACTA nominees announced

A full list of nominations have been announced for the 6th AACTA Awards. It’s no surprise Mel Gibson’s brutal and brilliant war epic, Hacksaw Ridge, leads the charge with a whopping 13 nominations followed closely by Simon Stone’s The Daughter (10), Rosemary Myers’ Girl Asleep (7), and arguably the best Australian films of the year,…

Pawno goes from strength to strength

Mind Blowing World  has announced that the new Australian feature Pawno, opened nationally on Thursday 21 April to fabulous reviews and solid box office on its opening weekend. Pawno opened on 19 screens across Australia, achieving a healthy $3,120 screen average over the Anzac Day long weekend, with especially strong results recorded at The Sun in Yarraville,…