Feature Films in competition for the 6th AACTA Awards revealed

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards – Australia’s highest screen acknowledgement. AACTA also today launched the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Official Screenings Program, a four- week program that brings Australia’s leading screen professionals together with screen fans…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #11: Sophie Don

Sophie Don Interview by Matthew Eeles In the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, I chat with up-and-coming Australian actress Sophie Don about her career so far and her new film Red Billabong. For a 25 year old, Sophie seems way beyond her years. She’s one of the most genuine professionals I’ve ever interviewed. Sophie…

Brand new Red Billabong trailer and poster unleashed!

More details of Red Billabong’s secretive plot are revealed in the film’s brand new trailer. Our final look at Luke Sparke’s Australian creature feature before its theatrical release also includes our first real look at the film’s monster and leaves us asking one question. What is it? “Being just a month out of the premiere, we’re excited…

First feature trailer drops for Luke Sparke’s Red Billabong!

Within the first ten seconds of the Red Billabong trailer we see a shot gun, an army, a giant fucking monster tearing apart a car, a passionate embrace, a character struggling in dark water, a bloodied carcass, more shooting, and a beautiful horse. But it doesn’t stop there… We’ve been teased an action-packed, heart-pounding, first look for…

Red Billabong secures distribution with Pinnacle Films – New pics revealed!

Australian action/creature feature Red Billabong has officially joined forces with Pinnacle Films to distribute the film theatrically and on home release throughout Australia and New Zealand. Pinnacle Films are distributors for previous Australian films such as Predestination, Healing and Return to Nim’s Island, and more recently Dinosaur Island and the John Jarratt thriller Stalkher. Thus Red Billabong…

Red Billabong Exclusive: New images from Luke Sparke’s Aussie thriller revealed!

Australian films are famous for villains; Wolf Creek’s Mick Taylor, Snowtown’s John Bunting, Lola from The Loved Ones and who could forget Animal Kingdom’s Janine Cody terrifyingly portrayed by Jacki Weaver – a performance that earned the legendary Australian actress an Academy Award nomination. Unfortunately not all of them hit the mark, especially the creatures, critters and varied wildlife gashing and slashing…

Full Stream ahead while Justice League doco awaits green light

While awaiting to hear from Warner Bros Studios as to whether or not their proposed Justice League Mortal documentary will be allowed to move ahead; director Ryan Unicomb & producers Steven Caldwell & Aaron Cater have decided to move onto further developing feature film Stream; written by New York based Writer J.E. Clarke. The production has been courting actor Rutger Hauer…

Trailer of the Day: Your first look at Luke Sparke’s Red Billabong starring Dan Ewing, Tim Pocock, Sophie Don and Jessica Green

SparkeFilms have released the first online teaser trailer for their feature film Red Billabong. Starring Home & Away’s Dan Ewing and Dance Academy favourite Tim Pocock, Red Billabong is an Action/Adventure film that is currently in Post Production at the Qld based The Post Lounge studios. Sophie Don, Jessica Green, Ben Chisholm, John Reynolds, Emily Joy, James Straiton…