Interview: Trevor Jamieson

Cinema Australia Original Content: As a boy growing up in the Goldfields of Western Australia, Trevor Jamieson dreamed of playing Fingerbone Bill and following in the footsteps of his idol, David Gulpilil. Jamieson got the chance not once, but twice, portraying Mike ‘Storm Boy’ Kingley’s mentor in both the Barking Gecko stage play and director Shawn…

Here’s your first look at the new Storm Boy

Remakes of classic Australian films are few and far between. Australian film lovers will be excused for having reservations about the new Storm Boy, Shawn Seet’s retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian book. The original film starring Greg Rowe and David Gulpilil is much-loved. In this modern reimagining ‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018

by Matthew Eeles It’s that time of year again when our inbox becomes flooded with emails questioning our decision to choose only nine Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018. For new readers, it’s something we’ve done every year since launching Cinema Australia. Why nine? Why not ten? We couldn’t tell you. Looking…

Trevor Jamieson becomes Revelation Ambassador

Revelation Perth International Film Festival announced this morning that acclaimed actor Trevor Jamieson has joined the Rev team as a permanent ambassador. Soon to be seen in the upcoming remake of the classic Australian film Storm Boy playing the iconic character Fingerbone Bill, made famous by David Gulpilil, Trevor’s other screen credits include Natamjira Project, Rabbit-Proof…

Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney cast in Storm Boy

A contemporary re-telling of the 1976 iconic family film, Storm Boy will begin principal photography this July across South Australia. Geoffrey Rush will star as Mike “Storm Boy” Kingley, who recounts his childhood adventures to troubled teen granddaughter Madeline in an effort to prevent her from making the same mistakes he made years before. He tells her the…

Interview: Herbert Pinter

Herbert Pinter is an Australian carpenter-turned-production designer who has worked on film including Storm Boy, Picnic At Hanging Rock, Cloudstreet and Jasper Jones. Storm Boy will be screening on Monday, 18 January as part of Australian Revelations at The Backlot Perth. Featured Image: Herbert Pinter with Cloudstreet producer Brenda Pam. (Source: http://www.herbertpinter.com)

Storm Boy returns to the big screen for one night only

Continuing its succession of popular screenings, Revelation Perth International Film Festival has announced its next screening title Australian Revelations is a celebration of Australian film via monthly screenings and it is with enormous pleasure that we present a special family screening of the all-time Australian classic, Storm Boy. Very much part of Australia’s film renaissance of the 1970s, Storm Boy tells the…