Australian premieres announced for Top End Wedding and Animals

Australian premieres have been announced for two of the year’s most anticipated Australian films. Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding and Sophie Hyde’s Animals are set to have their Australian premieres at a celebratory Adelaide Film Fest Pop Up event in April. Both films will premiere with a red carpet gala screening and after party, with a…

Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat star in Sophie Hyde’s Animals

  Related Article: Interview with 52 Tuesdays director Sophie Hyde. Award-winning director Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays, Life in Movement) is helming a feature adaptation of author-turned-screenwriter Emma Jane Unsworth’s best-selling novel Animals, an unconventional female driven comedy starring Holliday Grainger (Tulip Fever, My Cousin Rachel) and Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development, Search Party). The official Irish/Australian co-production from Vico Films and Closer Productions…

Trailer of the Day: Sam Klemke’s Time Machine

In 1977, Sam Klemke started obsessively documenting his entire life on film. Beginning decades before the modern obsession with selfies and status updates, we see Sam grow from an optimistic teen to a self-important 20-year-old, into an obese, self-loathing thirty-something and onwards into his philosophical 50s. The same year that Sam began his project, NASA…

Interview: Sophie Hyde

“Those sort of projects are interesting to me and thrilling as a filmmaker.” Rules of 52 Tuesdays: • The film will be shot once a week, every Tuesday (and only on Tuesdays), over a full year (or 52 Tuesdays). • The film will be shot chronologically; what is shot on a specific Tuesday is what…

Official trailer drops for 52 Tuesdays

It’s here! The official feature length trailer for 52 Tuesdays dropped this morning. 16-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Filmed over the course of a year, once a week, every week – only on Tuesdays –…

Focus on 2014: 52 Tuesdays

52 Tuesdays STARRING Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Del Herbert-Jane, Mario Spate DIRECTED BY Sophie Hyde WRITTEN BY Matthew Cormack CINEMATOGRAPHY Bryan Mason RELEASE DATE 1 May, 2014 CINEMA AUSTRALIA SAY This film is making some noise. Four nominations at the Sundance Film Festival including a win for director Sophie Hyde and two nominations at the Berlin International Film Festival including the Crystal Bear for best…