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  • 5 Top Tips for Writing a Short Film

    So you want to make a short film? Here are five tips from a Tropfest winner and Palme d'Or nominee, Jonathan Ogilvie.

    November 24, 2014 21:32
  • Doing It For The Fans

    Alan Ritchson is taking a little-known cable TV show – BLUE MOUNTAIN STATE – to the big screen.

    November 24, 2014 21:19
  • Indie film intervention: The Making of new feature Ad Nauseam

    The new local indie, 'Ad Nauseam', has just released independently on iTunes, and it might just go viral.

    November 21, 2014 15:06
  • WWE Superstar Kane Sees No Evil Again

    Glenn Jacobs, better known to his hordes of WWE fans as Kane returns to the slasher genre with ‘See No Evil 2’, which is screening at Monster Fest in Melbourne.

    November 21, 2014 10:46
  • Brent Griffin’s (aka SPOD) 5 Top Tips for making a Music Video

    AFTRS Open is holding a 4 day MAKE A MUSIC VIDEO course with Brent Griffin , aka SPOD (Art vs Science, The Vines, Dan Kelly, The Laurels) next week at AFTRS. We had a chat with Brent who gave us his 5 Top Tips for making a Music Video.

    November 20, 2014 13:16
  • Hit Girl

    Actress, VIVA BIANCA, gets amongst it as a tough-as-nails Navy Seal in writer/director, Jon Hewitt’s sci-fi belter, TURKEY SHOOT.

    November 20, 2014 12:53
  • FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SPACEBALLS

    With Event Cinemas set to bring Mel Brooks’ gut-busting Star Wars parody, SPACEBALLS, back to the big screen, here are a few fun facts about this hilarious comedy from a galaxy far, far away.

    November 20, 2014 12:41
  • We Can Be Heroes

    Best known for his work on the cult TV show, HEROES, James Kyson is heading to Brisbane and Adelaide to meet the fans at the Supanova Pop Culture Expo.

    November 19, 2014 20:51
  • Cop It Sweet

    In the darkly humorous and wholly original THE MULE, Aussie legend, HUGO WEAVING, delivers a brilliant, slyly comic performance as a slightly bent cop sweating on a drug mule to expel the pricey cargo in his guts.

    November 19, 2014 20:02
  • Portrait of the Artist

    In the documentary, DREW: THE MAN BEHIND THE POSTER, director, Erik P. Sharkey, puts one of cinema’s greatest poster artists under the spotlight.

    November 17, 2014 15:19
  • Royal Visit

    While a visit by the Prince and Duchess to our shores may stir headlines today, it’s nothing like Queen Elizabeth’s 1954 visit down under, as remembered in the doco ‘When The Queen Came To Town’.

    November 14, 2014 12:55
  • ACTUALLY Finding Bigfoot

    Eduardo Sanchez speaks about returning to the genre that made him, and the truth about Bigfoot, as his new flick Exists roars onto Australian screens.

    November 14, 2014 10:07
  • Getting It Out

    With quality Australian films continually disappearing quietly from cinema screens, distributors and filmmakers are looking at different ways to get local movies in front of audiences.

    November 13, 2014 12:29
  • Real World Politics

    Taut, compelling, and surprising, the new documentary, 'Our Man In Tehran', tells an important part of the story not covered in Ben Affleck’s Oscar winner, 'Argo'.

    November 13, 2014 11:54
  • Small Screen Heroes

    With actor Clark Gregg front and centre and writers/co-creators, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, at the helm, the TV series AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D, continues to go from strength to strength.

    November 12, 2014 13:11
  • 5 Things You Need To Know About 'The Blues Brothers'

    With Event Cinemas set to bring John Landis’ THE BLUES BROTHERS back to the big screen, here are a few beats about this ingenious collision of soul, R’n’B, blues, cars, guns, and belly laughs.

    November 10, 2014 15:27
  • Working Class

    Mighty Belgian filmmaking duo, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, team with Oscar winning actress, Marion Cotillard for the searing drama, 'Two Days, One Night'.

    November 6, 2014 12:57
  • Talking Movies: Rhys Nicholson

    The talented young comedian – soon to be seen on ABC’s ‘Gaycrashers’ – reveals why ‘The First Wives Club’ is his favourite movie of all time. Snobs be damned.

    November 4, 2014 16:06
  • The Hope Inside

    Having spent eighteen months behind bars after being wrongfully accused of rape, Mack Lindon has turned his experiences into a movie with ‘Rise’, which hits cinemas this week.

    November 3, 2014 10:48
  • Indigenous Storytelling From The Suburbs

    A new short film ‘The Good Deed’ reveals the gradual, heartbreaking death of a culture - and promises to raise some provocative questions in the process.

    October 29, 2014 15:09
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