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…

Your first look at Blinky Bill The Movie

The first trailer for Blinky Bill The Movie dropped this morning and it looked great! You can check it out below. Convinced that his long lost father is still alive, the adventurous koala Blinky Bill, as played by Ryan Kwanten (Mystery Road) embarks on a journey through the Australian outback to bring him home. Blinky…

Win Who Do You Think You Are? Season 6 on DVD (Closed)

Ever wanted to know more about your favourite Australian personalities like Jacki Weaver? Thanks to Madman Entertainment, Cinema Australia is giving 5 lucky readers the chance to win a copy of Who Do You Think You Are? on DVD. Australian celebrities play detective as they go in search of their family history. Well-known Australians play…

Win The Turning on Blu-ray

Tim Winton’s The Turning is released on DVD and Blu-Ray today. Discover an extraordinary filmmaking collaboration in TIM WINTON’S THE TURNING. Eighteen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points in…