Venice Film Festival

Aussie flick The Nightingale awarded at the Venice Film Festival while Netflix win the Golden Lion

September 10, 2018

The 75th Venice Film Festival has revealed its award winners, and it proved a big night for an Australian director and the streaming service Netflix, who walked away with their first ever “Best Picture” honours. Australian writer and director Jennifer Kent saw her thriller The Nightingale being awarded the Special Jury Prize and the Marcello Mastroianni nod for […]

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What the critics are saying at the 75th Venice Film Festival

September 5, 2018

2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the oldest film festival in the world. Once again, Venice invites motion pictures and filmmakers from all over the world to participate in the annual show. The Festival, which premieres some of the year’s biggest films and hottest Oscar contenders, is running until the 8th of September. Here’s a look […]

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Three Australian Films Have Been Selected for the Venice Film Festival

August 3, 2018

Three films have been selected as part of the 75th Venice International Film Festival program, which will run from 29 August to 8 September, 2018. The three films selected include Jennifer Kent’s (The Babadook) highly anticipated second feature film The Nightingale, alongside two virtual reality films The Unknown Patient and Awaneva. Director Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale is […]

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Four Australian films selected for the 2017 Venice International Film Festival

July 31, 2017

Four Australian films have been selected to screen at the Venice International Film Festival this year, with two of them being world premieres. Warwick Thorton‘s Sweet Country will make it’s premiere within the official competition, while West of Sunshine will premiere in the Orizzonti section. Sweet Country comes from writers Steven McGregor and David Tranter […]

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Watch the trailer for upcoming Australian film Boys In The Trees

July 29, 2016

Australian filmmaker Nicholas Verso‘s first feature film, Boys In The Trees, has released its official trailer in anticipation for its national release on October 20. Boys In The Trees “tells the story of two estranged childhood friends who reunite on Halloween 1997, and embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears”, and will compete at the […]

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2016 Spanish Film Festival opens up with film sequel for Spanish Affair 2

February 11, 2016

Following last year, the festival will be showcasing the film sequel of Spanish Affair 2 as this year’s opener. In the opening night of the film and party, audiences will find out why director Emilio Martínez Lázaro and stars Clara Lago and Dani Rovira have teamed together in making the sequel. It’s anticipated that it will make audiences […]

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Simon Stone, Odessa Young & Ewen Leslie to appear at Sydney and Melbourne Q&A sessions for The Daughter

January 30, 2016

Writer and director Simon Stone and actors Odessa Young (Looking For Grace) and Ewen Leslie (Dead Leslie) will be appearing in the Q&A sessions for their new film, The Daughter. The sessions will be moderated by film critic David Stratton and film and media editor Michael Bodey, with  preview screenings being held at Palace Verona, Sydney and Palace Cinema […]

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