August release date confirmed for Ali’s Wedding

Madman Entertainment have confirmed it will release Jeffrey Walker’s Ali’s Wedding on August 31 this year. Co-written by actor, writer and comedian Osamah Sami (Saved, Jack Irish) and Andrew Knight (Hacksaw Ridge, The Water Diviner), is based on a true story from Sami’s life. After a reckless lie sets off a catastrophic chain of events,…

Release date confirmed for Abe Forsythe’s Down Under

StudioCanal has announced that Abe Forsythe’s second feature film, Down Under, will hit Australian cinemas August 4, 2016. A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, Down Under is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide. Sincere, though misguided, intent gives way to farcical ineptitude as this hilarious…

Full Stream ahead while Justice League doco awaits green light

While awaiting to hear from Warner Bros Studios as to whether or not their proposed Justice League Mortal documentary will be allowed to move ahead; director Ryan Unicomb & producers Steven Caldwell & Aaron Cater have decided to move onto further developing feature film Stream; written by New York based Writer J.E. Clarke. The production has been courting actor Rutger Hauer…

Write off – Nominees announced for the 2015 AWGIE Awards

Eight Australian telemovies or television mini-series are battling it out for top honours in this year’s AWGIE Awards for performance writing. Awards for the best original and best adapted screenplays for Australian feature films have nine top-flight nominees. There are 13 nominations in the five theatre categories. The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) says nominations in…