Cast and crew dive into Jaggi’s Swimming for Gold

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Shooting has commenced in Brisbane this week on the Young Adult feature film Swimming for Gold, starring U.S. actor Peyton List (Jessie, Bunk’d) in the lead role. List plays Claire Carpenter, a 17-year-old elite swimmer who is…

5 things you need to know about Chocolate Oyster

Cinema Australia Original Content: Set in Sydney, Chocolate Oyster follows twenty-somethings Ellie (Anna Lawrence) and Taylor (Rosie Lourde), who live in Bondi apartments they can’t really afford, and pursue their dreams in a city that seems intent on thwarting them. Taylor chases a dance career by day and works as a waitress at night, while…

Indulge in one of Australia’s finest mumblecore films with the Chocolate Oyster Q&A tour

Following a critically acclaimed screening at last year’s Sydney Film Festival, director Steve Jaggi’s brilliant observational mumblecore Chocolate Oyster is hitting the road with a series of Q&A screenings across the country. Chocolate Oyster follows twenty-somethings Ellie and Taylor, who live in Bondi apartments they can’t really afford and pursue their dreams in a city…

Trailer of the Day: Chocolate Oyster

Chocolate Oyster Written and Directed by Steve Jaggi Produced by Christine Luby Starring Anna Lawrence, Rosie Lourde, Ryan Harrison, Aaron Glenane, Stephanie King, Tyler Atkins, Laura Bunting, Stephen Multari, Samuel Wilson, Kallista Kaval and Digby Webster Chocolate Oyster is an examination of the challenges facing two young women, Ellie (Anna Lawrence) and Taylor (Rosie Lourde), each running…

Rip Tide trailer drops in

While the world is being hammered with trailers for the latest Hollywood blockbuster like Thor, Justice League and Stranger Things, we’ve been delivered the first trailer for Rhiannon Bannenberg’s family drama Rip Tide. Rip Tide is the second feature film for Bannenberg after the young director’s debut, Ambrosia. Rip Tide is due for release Australia wide…

Trailer of the Day: Burns Point

Burns Point Directed by Tim Blackburn Written by Chris Blackburn Produced by Chris Blackburn and Steve Jaggi Starring Andrew Lowe, Ron Kelly, Francesca Bianchi, John McNeill, Aleisha Rose, Brad McMurray, Robin Royce Queree and Cate Feldmann What’s it about? A young woman lies dead in a house, strangled by her boyfriend in a fit of jealous…