Australian films

New Australian features Honour and Bollywood Downunder announced as part of ACCTA initiative

April 23, 2018

Honour and Bollywood Downunder were both announced this week at a gala function held in Mumbai, India, as two brand new Australian films, as part of the launch of the 2018 Asia International Engagement Program, an initiative of The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). Honour is produced by Jannine Barnes and co-produced by Anuya […]

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New Trailer for That’s Not My Dog showcases all-star Australian comedic ensemble

January 22, 2018

A new trailer for the upcoming Australian film That’s Not My Dog! has been revealed, showcasing an all- star Australian cast of over 30 comics. The film stars Shane Jacobson (Kenny) alongside fellow Australian stars Paul Hogan (Crocodile Dundee), Steve Vizard (Tonight Live With Steve Vizard), Michala Banas (Upper Middle Bogan), Fiona O’Loughlin (Spicks and Specks), Tim Ferguson (Doug Anthony All Stars), Lehmo (The […]

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The St Kilda Film Festival announces nominees for best short film

May 25, 2016

The St Kilda Film Festival, now Australia’s longest running, publicly-owned short film festival, has today released the nominees for the festival’s title award, best short film. Prevailing against the country’s best 100 short films were Red Rover, Death in Bloom, Slingshot and The Orchestra. Other award categories and nominees were; Best Documentary: You Better Take […]

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Gold Coast Film Festival Review: Observance (Australia, 2016)

March 30, 2016

Australia has played the crest to the wave of ‘indie horror’ films settling amongst international audiences. Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook was received as one of the best horror films of the decade, and the minimalist-horror ethos settles well with Australian roots in Outback Gothic; something that’s quite present in Joseph Sims-Dennett‘s Observance. The film follows […]

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The Top Ten Australian Films to look out for in 2016

March 13, 2016

2015 was a spectacle for Australian films, securing our biggest year ever in the box office, as well as performing in the Oscars at levels not seen since Peter Weir. And the light looks to continue shining through 2016, with a selection of Australian and Australian-associated films determined to prove the worth of Australian cinema […]

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