Young cast shine in the new Jasper Jones trailer

Madman Entertainment today has released the trailer and additional stills for the highly anticipated film Jasper Jones. Adapted from the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey, Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery…

Your first look at Jasper Jones is here!

Madman Entertainment has just dropped the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Jasper Jones, the film adaptation of the award-winning iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey. Jasper Jones is directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) and produced by Vincent Sheehan (Animal Kingdom, The Hunter) and David Jowsey (Mystery Road, Goldstone).…

Screenwest announce West Coast Visions funding recipients

Screenwest, via the State government, have announced the recipients who will receive the $750,000 in West Coast Visions funding for 2016-17. One of Screenwest’s largest funds, the program aims to uncover, inspire and develop local talent and skills. The project in receipt of the funding is the feature film, 1%, with Western Australian director, Stephen McCallum, writer Matt Nable and…

Tony Ayres’ Cut Snake Q&As for Sydney and Melbourne

Cut Snake is a gripping crime thriller, and the third feature film from award-winning Australian director, Tony Ayres. Shot on location in and around Melbourne, it tells the story of one man’s struggle to put the past behind him. Before it releases in Australian cinemas on September 24, audiences in Sydney and Melbourne will have the opportunity…

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…