Robert Connolly amongst successful recipients of Screen Australia’s Enterprise Industry program

Writers’ rooms, script workshops and audience-driven distribution are the major themes running through Screen Australia’s re-imagined Enterprise Industry program announced today. Amongst the successful recipients are Robert Connolly (Paper Planes) and the Van Vuuren Bros. (Bondi Hipsters). Ten Australian production companies have been awarded $3.2 million to develop projects and talent with a view to expanding production and broadcast pipelines. “This is a…

Paper Planes wins CinéfestOZ $100,000 Film Prize

Well, we picked it folks! Robert Connolly’s stunning new kid’s film, Paper Planes, was awarded the inaugural CinéfestOZ $100,000 Film Prize. Legendary Australian director, Bruce Beresford announced the winner to an enthusiastic crowd. Connolly was presented with Australia’s richest film prize on Saturday night as part of CinéfestOZ’s Gala Night celebrations in Busselton, in the south west of Western…

Paper Planes to take flight at CinéfestOZ

CinéfestOZ will soar to new heights with the Western Australian premiere of Paper Planes,produced by Robert Connolly, Maggie Miles and Liz Kearney. The highly-anticipated family film will screen as part of MIFF@CinéfestOZ: a presentation of the Melbourne International Film Festival MIFF Premiere Fund at CinéfestOZ. Paper Planes is a family film that tells the story of a…

Stars line up for CinéfestOZ

A host of actors, filmmakers and industry luminaries will head to the South West of Western Australia later this month for the seventh annual CinéfestOZ. More than 30 actors, directors and producers will attend the prestigious festival – among them top names such as actors Marta Dusseldorp, Joel and Nash Edgerton, Myles Pollard, David Wenham, Viva Bianca, Alex Williams, Harrison Gilbertson, directors Bruce…

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…

The Turning on ABC1

Those who missed Robert Connolly’s adaptation of Tim Winton’s The Turning at the cinema are in for a treat this Sunday night… and you don’t even have to leave you home. ABC1 will be screening the omnibus on Sunday, 23rd February at 9.40. Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter…