Interview: Lauren Grimson

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In The Possessed, Lauren Grimson plays Atalie, a cool young DJ by night and a demon hunter by, well… also night. In the new horror film, directed by industrious filmmaker Chris Sun, the talented actor stars opposite Australian…

Cinema Australia Podcast #71: Kiah Roache-Turner

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Hello, and welcome to the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast.  In this episode I’m joined by Wyrmwood Apocalypse director and co-writer Kiah Roache-Turner, who, along with his brother Tristan, has gifted us with one of the…

Tess Haubrich, Ben O’Toole and Monica Bellucci join Roache-Turner brothers’ sci-fi horror

The team behind Australian cult hit Wyrmwood are gearing up to start shooting their new film, Nekromancer. Monica Bellucci, Ben O’Toole and Tess Haubrich were recently cast as leads in the Roache-Turner brothers’ sci-fi horror. Nekromancer is a genre-mashing, sci-fi-horror which will take audiences on a cinematic roller-coaster traversing the full spectrum of human (and inhuman)…

Trailer of the Day: Iron Spyder

Iron Spyder. a short film directed and produced by Melbourne film makers Christopher Mitchell and Yoav Lester. will receive its world premier on September 25 in Austin, Texas, at this years Fantastic Fest, one of the worlds biggest genre film festivals. Shot at an underground wrestling event in Melbourne, Australia, Iron Spyder is described by Fantastic…

Bianca Bradey joins the cast of Grey Fear

Wyrmwood’s Brianca Bradey has joined the cast of upcoming Australian horror film, Grey Fear. Bradey – who’s rapidly becoming Australia’s own scream queen – joins actor and swimsuit model Renee Somerfield and Grey Fear co-producer William Emmons who have also been cast in the film. Pre-production is in full swing on the hardboiled crime pulp horror film.…

“It was a really special event” – Fans force a sellout for Wyrmwood screening in Perth

As if it couldn’t get any better for Wyrmwood. The Roache-Turner Brother’s unconventional Zombie film reached another level of success on Wednesday night when it screened to a packed house at The Backlot Perth, thanks to FanForce. “It was a really special event.” Backlot managing director Ian Hale told Cinema Australia. “Having the fans of Wyrmwood congregate before…

[Exclusive!] Tristan Roache-Turner on the making Wyrmwood

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Article by Tristan Roache-Turner The Wyrmwood film evolved around late 2010. My brother Kiah was working for Aussie Bum doing promotional videos and I was an electrician/project manager at Ausgrid. We’d make a few commercial productions, and do…

Perthites: Catch Wyrmwood during Perth Underground Film Festival at Rooftop Movies

Rooftop Movies’ January – February program features some classic Australian films like The Castle and Muriel’s Wedding, alongside recent new release The Water Diviner Rooftop Movies will host the Perth Underground Film Festival (PUFF) during FRINGE WORLD from Thursday 12 February – Saturday 21 February. The festival showcases independent experimental and documentary films from around the world, providing the opportunity to view films on…

The Wyrmwood trailer is batshit crazy – see it here!

The Cinema Australia team loves independent cinema and the Wormwood trailer looks like it has nailed it. Check it out below. Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers &…