Robert Connolly

New Victorian initiative to finance the stories of under-represented screenwriters and filmmakers

March 10, 2021

Film Victoria, SBS and Arenamedia are teaming up to launch a new initiative that will support low-budget feature films by Victoria’s most creative and diverse filmmakers. Originate is a program designed to turn early draft scripts by diverse and underrepresented voices into production-ready screenplays. The program involves a three-part process delivered by internationally renowned UK-based […]

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Eric Bana and The Dry director Robert Connolly to reunite for Tim Winton’s Blueblack

February 18, 2021

With The Dry fast approaching the $20 million mark at the Australian box office – now one of the most successful Australian films of all time – the appetite for local material is at an all-time high. Looking to emulate that success, The Dry director Robert Connolly is reuniting with leading man Eric Bana for […]

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Interview: Robert Connolly, director of The Dry, on adapting the best-selling novel and his partnership with Eric Bana

December 28, 2020

As The Dry prepares for a new year’s release, our own Peter Gray was fortunate enough to chat with the film’s director, Robert Connolly.  Excited to finally have his film seen across Australian cinemas, Connolly discussed if he felt any pressure in adapting such an acclaimed novel, how instrumental he was in casting, and what […]

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Photo Gallery: Eric Bana attends the Sydney Premiere of The Dry

December 16, 2020

Eric Bana walked the black carpet at the Sydney Premiere of The Dry last night, and Nathan Atkins was there to capture the arrivals. Based on Jane Harper‘s award-winning novel of the same name, The Dry sees Federal Agent Aaron Falk (Bana) return to his drought-stricken home town after an absence of over twenty years […]

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