Cast and crew announced for Stephen Elliott’s Flammable Children

One of Australia’s leading independent distributors, Becker Film Group, is pleased to announce that principal photography of Stephan Elliott’s latest film Flammable Children will commence on Monday 17th October. The film is produced by Al Clark of Wildheart Films and Jamie Hilton of See Pictures and will be shooting on the Gold Coast, in Queensland AUSTRALIA. Flammable…

Revelation Perth International Film Festival announces Call for Entries

Filmmakers from across the globe are being invited to enter their work for the Revelation Perth International Film Festival in 2017. Revelation is regarded as one of Australia’s most exciting independent film festivals and will run from 6 – 19 July 2017 in Perth. Revelation Director Richard Sowada said the search was now on for unique, signature-driven works from…

Monster Fest returns! New poster and programmers revealed

Monster Fest, Australia’s premier festival of cult, horror and the fantastic, returns for its sixth edition November 24-27, 2016 at the Lido Cinemas in Melbourne, with support from Screen Australia and Film Victoria – and they’ve just unveiled a poster to die for. Illustrated by Canadian artist Matt Ryan Tobin, the 2016 poster ties in with this…

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…

Mick Taylor returns in Wolf Creek TV series

While not exactly film news, the Cinema Australia team though this one was worth sharing. Production has begun in South Australia on the Stan Original series Wolf Creek, injecting millions of dollars into the State’s economy. Production is expected to create employment for in excess of 100 local crew and cast. Filming will take place in…

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…

A massive slate of brand new online content is about to hit our screens

Screen Australia will provide $1.539 million to eight exciting new projects through its Multiplatform Drama program. The program supports unorthodox projects released on a variety of platforms. “Our new slate demonstrates the fund’s twin goals of supporting exciting new teams and finding fresh ideas from established talent. Funding from Screen Australia helps deliver on the…

The Get Your Shorts On! program is here!

ScreenWest has announced this year’s Get Your Shorts On! program, which will delight and inspire as it showcases the talents of Western Australia’s short filmmakers. Programmed by ScreenWest and screening as part of the Revelation Perth International Film Festival, this year’s Get Your Shorts On! features shorts that explore the ways we love, communicate with…

Apply now: Indigenous Feature Documentary Initiative and Indigenous Producers Initiative

The Indigenous Feature Documentary Initiative is a rare opportunity for established Indigenous filmmakers with a production-ready project to make a feature length documentary that will premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival. We’re partnering with the Adelaide Film Festival, production house KOJO and the National Film and Sound Archive for this initiative, which will see the successful applicant…