The Contenders: AACTA nominees announced

A full list of nominations have been announced for the 6th AACTA Awards. It’s no surprise Mel Gibson’s brutal and brilliant war epic, Hacksaw Ridge, leads the charge with a whopping 13 nominations followed closely by Simon Stone’s The Daughter (10), Rosemary Myers’ Girl Asleep (7), and arguably the best Australian films of the year,…

Feature Films in competition for the 6th AACTA Awards revealed

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards – Australia’s highest screen acknowledgement. AACTA also today launched the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Official Screenings Program, a four- week program that brings Australia’s leading screen professionals together with screen fans…

Interview: Bentley Dean

The Film: Tanna Directed by: Bentley Dean, Martin Butler Written by: Bentley Dean, John Collee, Martin Butler Starring: Mangau Dain, Marie Wawa, Marceline Rofit NSW: Sydney – Dendy Newtown – screening now Blue Mountains – Mount Vic Flicks – 19-21 November Orange – Odeon Cinema Orange – November 29 & December 3 Murwillumbah – The Regent Cinema – from 26 November Byron Bay – Byron…

Trailer of the Day: Tanna

Tanna Directed by: Bentley Dean and Martin Butler Produced by: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean and Carolyn Johnson Written by: Bentley Dean, Martin Butler and John Collee Release Date: September 2015 Did you know?: Tanna is based on a true story and performed by the people of Yakel in Vanuatu. Tanna is set in the South Pacific where Wawa,…