The Babadook is available on VHS and we want one!

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Those mad cats over at Umbrella Entertainment have released a limited run of The Babadook on VHS. The run is limited to just 50 copies and Christmas is coming up so if any of my family are reading this… Fans of…

Causeway Films announce Buoyancy

by Matthew Eeles Causeway Films has recently received funding from Film Victoria and Screen Australia for its new film, Buoyancy. Buoyancy will be shot entirely on location in Cambodia and Thailand and follows the journey of an innocent boy who is enslaved on a Thai fishing trawler. The boy soon realises his only hope of freedom…

Exclusive! Meet the cast of Bad Girl

Director Fin Ediquist’s Australian psychological thriller Bad Girl is gearing up for a national theatrical release after a successful run on the festival circuit. Amy (Sara West) is given one last chance by her adoptive parents (Benjamin Winspear and Felicity Price), who think Amy’s friendship with local girl Chloe (Samara Weaving) is a step in the…

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…

The Babadook and Candy announced for Australian Revelations

Australian Revelations is a celebration of Australian film through a year-round, ongoing series of screenings and The Babadook will headline the next event on Tuesday 27 January. Receiving a limited cinema release earlier this year, The Babadook is gaining fans – and noterity – across the world, regularly featuring in ‘top 10’ lists by critics everywhere. Director William Friedkin (The Exorcist,…

25 feature films in competition for the 4th AACTA Awards announced

Anticipation around the 4th AACTA Awards increased today with the announcement that 25 Feature Films will compete in the 4th AACTA Awards. The 25 Feature Films In Competition for the 4th AACTA Awards are: 52 Tuesdays; AROUND THE BLOCK; The Babadook; Backyard Ashes; Canopy; Charlie’s Country; Fell; Felony; Galore; Healing; I, FRANKENSTEIN; The Infinite Man; The…

NFSA’s Big Screen brings Australian delights to WA’s stunning North West

The National Film and Sound Archive’s travelling film festival, Big Screen – which brings films to audiences across regional and rural Australia – will be screening some Australian delights for residents in and around Western Australia’s stunning north west. Kicking things off in Kununarru on September 12, at the town’s Kununurra Picture Gardens will be WA director…

Cinefans presents The Babadook in Busselton

The Babadook is a psychological thriller starring Essie Davis (The Matrix, Girl With a Pearl Earring, Australia) as a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called ‘Mr. Babadook’ turns up at her house she is forced to battle with her son’s deep seated fear of a monster. Soon she discovers a sinister…