A frightening new trailer has dropped for Awoken

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  A disturbing new trailer has dropped for Awoken, and we’re getting serious The School vibes from it. The new Australian horror/thriller/mystery is directed by Daniel J. Phillips and co-written by Phillips and Alan Grace. Awoken stars Sara West as a young medical student who…

A bloody new image has been revealed for new Australia horror film Awoken

The first photo has been revealed for new Australian horror film Awoken which recently wrapped principal photography. The bloody new image shows Benson Jack Anthony looking suitably creepy as Blake, who suffers from Fatal Familial Insomnia – with Sara West as his sister Karla in the background.  Awoken is a suspense-driven mystery/horror, the film is centred…

2018 program announced for the Melbourne Women in Film Festival

The Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF) has announce its 2018 festival program. Taking place from 22 to 25 February at venues across Melbourne’s CBD including ACMI Federation Square, Hoyts Melbourne Central and RMIT University, MWFF celebrates and supports the work of women screen practitioners across all disciplines in the industry, including directors, writers, producers,…

Trailer of the Day: Jade of Death

Jade of Death Written and Directed by Erin Good Produced by Taylor Litton-Strain Starring Bernie Van Tiel, Nicholas Hope, Jordan Cowan, Yoshi Washington, Susan Prior, Sara West, Miles Paras, Jeremy Waters and Chloe De Los Santos This 6 part series follows small town girl, Jade, who has a powerful ability. She can hear when and how people…

Interview: Jack Thompson

When I told Jack Thompson I was calling from Fremantle in Western Australia, he was quick to let me know how fond he was of the Port City. In the mid-90s, Thompson acted in Graeme Rattigan’s Under The Lighthouse Dancing which was shot just off Fremantle on the west coast’s most famous island playground, Rottnest.…

Interview: Sara West

Interview by Matthew Eeles A lot of noise is being made both at home and overseas about Australia’s current crop of young up-and-comers like Odessa Young, Angourie Rice, Katherine Langford and Levi Miller. But don’t for one second forget about Sara West. Trust us, she’s gonna be huge. Sara is waiting for the water in…

Competition! Win tickets to see Bad Girl

Cinema Australia are giving you the chance to win tickets to see new Australian psychological thriller, Bad Girl. NOTE: Please see special prize details below. Bad girl Amy (Sara West), is given one last chance by her adoptive parents, who think Amy’s friendship with local girl Chloe (Samara Weaving) is a step in the right…