Top cast join Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding

Kerry Fox (Cloud Street), Ursula Yovich (Australia), Shari Sebbens (Redfern Now), Huw Higginson (A Place To Call Home) and Elaine Crombie (Black Comedy) are set to join Miranda Tapsell (The Sapphires) when production begins this month on Wayne Blair’s Top End Wedding. Top End Wedding is co-written by Tapsell and Joshua Tyler (Plonk) and tells…

Ewen Leslie joins the CinefestOZ Film Prize Jury

Priscilla Cameron’s The Butterfly Tree will have its WA premiere at this year’s CinefestOZ. Directed by Priscilla Cameron and produced by Bridget Callow-Wright, The Butterfly Tree stars Melissa George, Ewen Leslie, Ed Oxenbould and Sophie Lowe. The film tells the tale of Evelyn, a burlesque queen who bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son Fin. When…

Cate Shortland calls action on her new film in Melbourne

Australian director Cate Shortland’s (Lore, Somersault) next feature film, a psychological thriller starring Teresa Palmer, starts filming at the Docklands Studio in Melbourne this week. Based on Melanie Joosten’s book Berlin Syndrome, Shortland’s as yet untitled film was written by Shaun Grant, who co-wrote Justin Kurzel’s Snowtown. It sees Australia’s very own Teresa Palmer (Wish You Were Here,…