First Look! Cast announced for H is for Happiness

The new Australian family film, H is for Happiness, has commenced principal photography in the picturesque coastal town of Albany, in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The colourful film is the debut feature from well-known theatre director John Sheedy, whose feel-good short film Mrs McCutcheon garnered glowing reviews and accolades in Australia and…

Top cast flagged for WA-shot Go Karts

Go Karts will boast both celebrated actors such as Frances O’Connor, Richard Roxburgh and Dan Wyllie, as well as incredible new talent, in the uplifting family film The See Pictures-produced film begins production this week in Western Australia’s South West, with newcomer William Lodder as the film’s lead. Rounding out the cast will be two…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018

by Matthew Eeles It’s that time of year again when our inbox becomes flooded with emails questioning our decision to choose only nine Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018. For new readers, it’s something we’ve done every year since launching Cinema Australia. Why nine? Why not ten? We couldn’t tell you. Looking…

Simon Baker’s Breath finally gets a trailer!

The first trailer has finally dropped for Simon Baker’s highly anticipated new Australian film, Breath. Check it out below and let us know what you think. Based on Tim Winton’s award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer…

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…