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…

Radha Mitchell to attend premieres of Sue Brooks’ Looking for Grace in Melbourne and Perth

Internationally acclaimed Australian actress Radha Mitchell will walk the red carpet at the Melbourne premiere of Sue Brooks’ new film Looking For Grace at the historic Astor Theatre on Tuesday November 24, 2015. LA-based Mitchell (The Waiting City, High Art, Finding Neverland) will be joined by Brooks (Japanese Story) in her home city, along with fellow cast members Odessa…

Cate Blanchett, Richard Roxburgh and a bunch of Aussie talent to receive development funding for upcoming projects

Blanchett’s Stateless is one of 23 film and TV projects that Screen Australia has today announced will receive development funding to the total of $640,000. A diverse range of projects and talent are being supported, including works from Bryan Brown and Rachel Ward, Richard Roxburgh, Marieke Hardy, Jan Chapman, Stephan Elliott and Bondi Hipsters’ Nicholas Boshier. Cate Blanchett’s…