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Ivan Drago & Rocky return as Creed II begins production

April 9, 2018

Production is officially underway for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) and Warner Bros. Pictures’ Creed II in Philadelphia, as Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther) and Sylvester Stallone (Rocky) return to star in their respective roles. Creed II continues the Rocky saga as the sequel to the 2015 hit film Creed, as the illegitimate son of Apollo, Adonis Creed and Rocky […]

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands to receive second year of DLC

April 5, 2018

Since the launch of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, over 10 million players have taken on the Santa Blanca Cartel. As a result of the title’s success, Ubisoft have announced a second year full of post launch content for players to enjoy. The content offers a range of free contents on both campaign and PvP experiences. The first […]

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Award-Winning Narrative Game Killing Time at Lightspeed coming to iOS

April 4, 2018

Killing Time at Lightspeed is now available for pre-order upon its imminent release on iOS. Developed by Gritfish, the award-winning narrative experience sees players aboard a spaceship travelling at the speed of light.

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The new thriller from the producers of Stranger Things reveals its first official trailer

April 3, 2018

The upcoming thriller The Darkest Minds has revealed its first official trailer packed with tense action, as a group of teens develop mysterious new abilities, and are declared a threat by the government as a result. The film comes to us from the producers of Stranger Things and Arrival, and stars Amandla Stenberg from The Hunger […]

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Deadpool 2 packs a flurry of hilarious punches in its newest trailer

March 27, 2018

Following the hilarious and wildly successful Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds is back for another ride in this heavily anticipated sequel, as Deadpool 2’s latest trailer brings the violence, and more importantly, the fun. The latest trailer is arguably the juiciest yet, not only introducing us to Josh Brolin’s heavily anticipated performance as Cable, but introducing us to X […]

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First Look: George R.R. Martin novella Nightflyers to be adapted by Netflix

March 26, 2018

George R.R. Martin’s works will be seeing an television adaptation once again, as his novella Nightflyers is set to arrive exclusively to Netflix. Set sometime in the future on the eve of the Earth’s destruction, a crew of explorers pilot the most advanced ship known to man in a bid to reach a strange alien spacecraft […]

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New trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald takes us back into the wizarding world

March 15, 2018

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald takes fans back into the wizarding world for a sequel to an admittedly fun film in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.  In this newest trailer, we are transported back to the 1920’s as we join protagonist Newt Scamander once again, with the introduction of Jude Law in his highly […]

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Screen Australia and The Guardian to fund four online documentary short films

March 10, 2018

The Guardian have announced, in collaboration with Screen Australia, the four projects that have been selected to receive funding from their joint initiative announced in August last year: The Big Wait, Los Rambos, Operations from the Bottom and Where the River Runs Red.  All four films have been created by early career filmmakers, covering both […]

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Award-Winning creators of The Killing Season to attend AIDC 2018

February 19, 2018

The 2018 Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) just got bigger, with the announcement that The Killing Season creators, journalist Sarah Ferguson and producer/director Deb Masters, will be in attendance. The conference consists of over 35 sessions, with this session adding an in-depth Dramatic Narrative in Journalism Masterclass, in which Ferguson and Masters will break down their journalistic […]

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Transmission Films set to close output deal with Amazon Studios

February 19, 2018

Transmission Films has announced that it will be the exclusive theatrical distributor of Amazon Studios’ films in both the Australian and New Zealand markets. The deal will also cover the acquisition of Amazon Studios and its production titles. The output deal will include Mike Leigh’s anticipated historical drama Peterloo, and Tom Harper’s romantic epic The […]

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Greta Nash and Tadji Ulrich announced as Tropfest Australia and Trop Jr Winners

February 19, 2018

Tropfest Australia have announced in partnership with CGU Insurance, the winners of both Tropfest and Trop Jr 2018. 23 year-old Greta Nash was announced as the winner for Tropfest with her  film Two Piece, while 15 year-old Tadji Ulrich has been announced as the winner of the world’s largest short film festival for kids, Trop […]

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Top End Wedding indigenous internships now open for application

February 19, 2018

Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department will fund internships for four Northern Territory-based indigenous screen practitioners, to take part in the upcoming Goalpost Pictures film Top End Wedding. Applications are now open for various positions such as First Assistant Director, Art Department, Camera Department, Production and Sound. Available exclusively to NT based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]

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Stan Original series No Activity returns stateside for its second season

February 19, 2018

Australian streaming service Stan and CBS All Access have confirmed that a second season of the US adaptation of the Australian comedy series No Activity, Stan’s first original series to hit the US. The first season of No Activity is currently streaming on Stan, coming from executive producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.  Nick Forward, […]

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ABC’s Emmy Award winning series Nowhere Boys enters production for its fourth series

January 29, 2018

Production is now officially underway on the fourth season of the ABC’s Emmy award winning series Nowhere Boys. The series is currently filming in various Melbourne based locations, with the supernatural action-adventure series looking to premiere later this year on both ABC ME and the ABC ME app. The gang will return this season from […]

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Netflix crime-thriller series Seven Seconds shows off first official trailer

January 29, 2018

Netflix original series Seven Seconds has recently revealed its first official trailer, with enough to unpack, and a lot for crime-thriller fans to look forward to. Seven Seconds centres around the death of a young African- American teen, as his death sparks a fire in the heart of his mother, but sets forth a series […]

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Rocket League Championship will mark Australia’s largest eSports Prize Pool

January 29, 2018

Throwdown eSports confirms The RLCS World Championship and next season of Rocket League will kick off from 4th February, 2018 with $100,000 AUD  prize pool; the largest seen in Australia to date.

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Tomb Raider reboot unveils second action-packed trailer

January 22, 2018

The second official trailer has been released for the film adaptation/reboot of the rebooted Tomb Raider games. As confusing as it sounds, Tomb Raider’s recent resurgence has risen to critical acclaim, with 2 games inspiring the latest film starring Academy Award-wining actress Alicia Vikander. The trailer admittedly gives us much of the action seen in […]

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Sony unleashes the beast with a Lim-Ed Monster Hunter World PS4 Pro

January 17, 2018

Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia has revealed a limited edition Monster Hunter: World PlayStation 4 Pro bundle to celebrate the game’s release on 26 January, 2018.

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Call of Duty World League National Circuit open to Australia and New Zealand

January 15, 2018

Competitive Call of Duty teams from both Australia and New Zealand now have the chance to sign up to the Call of Duty World League National Circuit to test their skills and teamwork on a national scale, in order to prove who’s the best down under.

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Twitter reveals that media will no longer count toward your character limit

September 22, 2016

Twitter has revealed several changes that all Twitter users will be thankful for. Effective immediately, when you add photos, GIFs, videos, polls, or Quoted Tweets, that media will no longer count as characters within you Tweet. Thank. God.

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3-Day Badges for PAX Aus have sold out

September 22, 2016

We hope you got your 3-Day Badges for PAX Aus because they have just sold out.

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Hitman Episode Five revealed and release date confirmed.

September 8, 2016

Agent 47 is packing his bags and is heading to Colorado, where he will take in the sights and sounds while murdering four targets at a private militia training camp. Quality vacation time.

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Ubisoft’s new Just Sing karaoke title is out now

September 8, 2016

Ubisoft has announced Just Sing, the musical successor to Just Dance,  has been officially released in Australia and New Zealand on the PlayStation 4 with an Xbox One released scheduled for later this year.

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Nintendo reveals Super Mario Run for iOS devices

September 8, 2016

Something many news outlets and gamers have suspected for a long has finally occurred. Nintendo is making mobile games. What a crazy time to be alive.

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Sony announces wireless controller adaptor, PlayStation Now for PC and Mac

August 25, 2016

Sony has announced that video game streaming service, PlayStation Now, and a DualShock 4 USB wireless adapter, will be available for PC and Mac. Australian players will be able to access the 300+ titles available on the service, which include Bioshock Infinite, The Last of Us, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution, from 16th of September […]

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USyd Vice-Chancellor rejects plans to merge Sydney College of the Arts with UNSW Arts & Design

August 3, 2016

The heads of agreement regarding a proposed merger between the University of Sydney‘s Sydney College of the Arts and the University of New South Wales Art & Design faculty was terminated by USyd Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael Spence earlier this week. In an email sent out to students, Dr. Spence said that the “two institutions have a […]

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2016 Sydney Comedy Festival award winners announced

May 18, 2016

At the wrap party for the 12th Sydney Comedy Festival, the winners of this year’s awards were announced, including international acts Daniel Sloss and Ivan Aristeguieta, and festival favourite Frank Woodley. The largest festival yet, the 2016 event boasted some 220 shows, and entertained an estimated 140,000 comedy fans. At the Factory Theatre event, festival […]

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$10 tickets for Moonlight Cinema’s final month of movies!

March 3, 2016

Moonlight Cinema announced, on Monday, the triumphant return of $10 tickets all throughout March! To book your budget date night, all you need to do is sign up to Moonlight’s Cine Buzz membership on the Cine Buzz website. The month of March is your last chance to grab a picnic rug, grab a loved one, […]

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Tropfest will be shown across eight live sites in Australia

February 4, 2016

Tropfest made an announcement on Tuesday that it will be shown across eight live venues in NSW, QLD, SA and WA. The film festival is making its triumphant return on Valentines Day, Sunday 14 February 2016, making it such great news for film enthusiasts and creatives alike! With the incredible support of CGU Insurance, the […]

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World-first exhibition “Degas: A New Vision” to open in June 2016 at the National Gallery of Victoria

November 23, 2015

In June 2016 a world-first exhibition will make its way to The National Gallery of Victoria for the thirteenth annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces. Degas: A New Vision will showcase over 200 works of one of the world’s most loved artists in all of his disciplines, including painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and photography. Tony Ellwood Director […]

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