Roderick MacKay’s The Furnace to go into production next month

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Director Roderick MacKay will make his feature film debut with The Furnace with TIFF rising star, Ahmed Malekand Australia’s David Wenham to headline the cast. Set in Western Australia’s 1890s gold rush, The Furnace is an unlikely hero’s tale, navigating greed…

Interview: Trevor Jamieson

Cinema Australia Original Content: As a boy growing up in the Goldfields of Western Australia, Trevor Jamieson dreamed of playing Fingerbone Bill and following in the footsteps of his idol, David Gulpilil. Jamieson got the chance not once, but twice, portraying Mike ‘Storm Boy’ Kingley’s mentor in both the Barking Gecko stage play and director Shawn…

Here’s your first look at the new Storm Boy

Remakes of classic Australian films are few and far between. Australian film lovers will be excused for having reservations about the new Storm Boy, Shawn Seet’s retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian book. The original film starring Greg Rowe and David Gulpilil is much-loved. In this modern reimagining ‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018

by Matthew Eeles It’s that time of year again when our inbox becomes flooded with emails questioning our decision to choose only nine Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018. For new readers, it’s something we’ve done every year since launching Cinema Australia. Why nine? Why not ten? We couldn’t tell you. Looking…

Trevor Jamieson becomes Revelation Ambassador

Revelation Perth International Film Festival announced this morning that acclaimed actor Trevor Jamieson has joined the Rev team as a permanent ambassador. Soon to be seen in the upcoming remake of the classic Australian film Storm Boy playing the iconic character Fingerbone Bill, made famous by David Gulpilil, Trevor’s other screen credits include Natamjira Project, Rabbit-Proof…