A look back at Gillian Armstrong’s brilliant career

The daughter of a real estate agent father and a primary school teacher mother, Gillian Armstrong has had an admirable and highly celebrated career as a filmmaker both at home and overseas. Having started off making short films with the likes of Ruth Cracknell and TV actress Elizabeth Crosby, Armstrong launched her feature film career with My…

Gillian Armstrong announced as CinéfestOZ 2016 Film Prize Jury Chair

CinéfestOZ, Australia’s premier destination film festival, has announced that award-winning Australian feature film and documentary director Gillian Armstrong has accepted the role of Jury Chair for the 2016 Festival. Armstrong is one of Australia’s most successful and respected filmmakers. Her feature film directorial debut, My Brilliant Career, adapted from the breakthrough Miles Franklin novel, was a huge success both here…

Screen Producers Australia Awards finalists announced including The Infinite Man, Downriver & Holding the Man

Screen Producers Australia today announced the finalists in the 15th Screen Producers Australia Awards. The Awards are the primary litmus test of industry excellence, and the only awards voted by production businesses working in the industry. The Screen Producers Australia Awards celebrate great Australian screen productions; honour the skill, accomplishment, and imagination of our Production Businesses; and aim to…

Trailer of the Day: Women He’s Undressed

Orry Kelly was a Hollywood legend, his costume designs adored by cinema’s greatest leading ladies – but in his home country of Australia his achievements remained unknown. Now acclaimed director Gillian Armstrong is bringing the legend home and celebrating the life of this extraordinary Aussie in her new film, Women He’s Undressed. Featuring interviews with fashion…