Interview: Rolf de Heer

“People are interesting, everybody is interesting.”  Rolf de Heer was in Perth recently for a Perth International Arts Festival Film Masterclass where de Heer and collaborator Molly Reynolds discussed their work with Fenella Kernebone. Audiences enjoyed hearing their experiences filming in remote Australia and collaborating with Indigenous communities – and hearing what it means to be a…

Rolf de Heer and Molly Reynolds in conversation at PIAF

PIAF Conversations are your opportunity to engage more deeply with the Perth International Arts Festival artists as they reflect on their work and the challenges, questions and propositions they are presenting at 2017 PIAF. Rolf de Heer and Molly Reynolds will discuss their work with Fenella Kernebone, where they will share their experiences filming in remote…

Ozflix set to launch on Australia Day

Ozflix, a new video-on-demand service dedicated to streaming every Australian film ever made, is set to launch at 6:00pm on Australia Day, 26th January, 2017. Acclaimed by Australia’s most influential directors, producers and actors, Ozflix will begin streaming with around 250 Australian films and three free original content shows, with more free content to be announced. “There are…

Adelaide Film Festival Hive Fund #3 recipients announced

Acclaimed Australian artists Matthew Sleeth, Emma Magenta and Bruce Gladwin are set to collaborate with screen creatives Maggie Miles, Robert Connolly, Andrew Bovell, Julie Eckersley and Ester Harding on three exciting, bold new projects announced to receive funding in the third and final round of the successful HIVE FUND initiative. An Adelaide Film Festival initiative…

Interview: Rolf de Heer

Australian directors don’t come more committed than Rolf de Heer. For two and half years he’s worked twelve hour days and seven day weeks throwing everything he has at his new film, Charlie’s Country – his third collaboration with longtime friend, David Gulpilil. During a recent Q&A at Luna Leederville his dedication was starting to…

Rolf de Heer: A look back

Our readers were quick to let us know how much they enjoyed our recent feature, David Gulpilil: A look back. Gulpilil’s impressive body of work was profiled through a collection of trailers from his films and still remains one of this sites highest read articles. You can check it out here. With the release of Rolf…

Charlie’s Country Q&A with Rolf de Heer

Luna Leederville will be holding a very special Q&A session with acclaimed director Rold de Heer. de Heer will be discussing his new film Charlie’s Country starring David Gulpilil. Join for us for a Talking Pictures Q&A session with award winning director Rolf de Heer who willbe our special guest on Wednesday 16 July at…

New Charlie’s Country clip

Written by Rolf de Heer and David Gulpilil as a collaborative project, Charlie’s Country stars Gulpilil as blackfella Charlie, who is getting older, and is out of sorts. The government’s intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws that don’t generally make much sense, and…

Focus on 2014: Charlie’s Country

CHARLIE’S COUNTRY STARRING David Gulpilil, Luke Ford & Ritchie Singer DIRECTED BY Rolf de Heer WRITTEN BY Rolf de Heer CINEMATOGRAPHY Ian Jones RELEASE DATE Second Half of 2014 CINEMA AUSTRALIA SAY It’s master director Rolf de Heer and David Gulpilil’s third feature film together after The Tracker and Ten Canoes so how could you not be excited. The trailer is emotionally…

8 Aussie films we can’t wait to see

1. THE BOY CASTAWAYS Directed by: Michael Kantor Written by: Raimondo Cortese, Michael Kantor Staring: Paul Blackwell, Matthew Connell, Mark Leonard Winter, Megan Washington & Tim Rogers. Release Date: TBA In a nutshell: Four men are gathered in a theatre where they enact a twisted version of Peter Pan, singing songs to tell their stories,…