features archive

  • They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

    FilmInk speaks to director Russell Kilbey about saddling up to shoot ‘The Man From Cox River’, which relays the story of a local horseman’s attempts to save a herd of wild brumbies.

    April 14, 2014 10:59
  • Planet of Sound

    The world leaders in sound, Dolby, have launched a new format, which may just be the new standard for filmmakers and audiences.

    April 10, 2014 16:49
  • Internet Baby

    Co-writer, director and producer, Lesley Hammond, recounts the journey behind spinning a YouTube sensation into a feature film with ‘Sneezing Baby Panda: The Movie’.

    April 10, 2014 15:23
  • The Journey Continues

    Peter Jackson talks the challenges of crafting the middle film of a trilogy, controversial characters and dedicating so many years to Middle-earth.

    April 10, 2014 11:09
  • The Hunter and the Hunted

    There’s a rumble in the jungle and we’re all invited in Andrew Traucki’s latest, ‘The Jungle’.

    April 10, 2014 10:32
  • Old World Charm

    Director, Wes Anderson, and actors, Ralph Fiennes, Saoirse Ronan, Bill Murray and Jeff Goldblum check into 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'.

    April 8, 2014 10:53
  • Saluting a Cinematic Legend

    FilmInk delves into the lauded career of Orson Welles as a special retrospective on the acclaimed filmmaker rolls out at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art.

    April 8, 2014 09:41
  • The Graduate

    FilmInk dials recent NIDA graduate, David Valencia, and finds him at the wrap party for his new film, the Elijah Wood-produced horror thriller, ‘The Boy’.

    April 7, 2014 12:47
  • A Nordic Tale

    FilmInk spoke to Australian model-turned-actress, Alyssa Sutherland, who portrays Princess Aslaug on the History Channel’s runaway hit series, ‘Vikings’ currently screening on SBS.

    April 2, 2014 15:54
  • Hipster Tunes

    Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch makes his directorial debut with the indie pop musical, ‘God Help the Girl’, which is set to screen at the upcoming Sydney Film Festival.

    April 2, 2014 12:22
  • The Holy City

    Filmmaker Daniel Ferguson provides unprecedented access into one of the world’s most sacred cities, with his stunning IMAX documentary, ‘Jerusalem 3D’.

    March 31, 2014 17:21
  • German Visitors

    FilmInk speaks to the filmmaking duo, writer/director Constanze Knoche and co-writer Leis Bagdach, about ‘Visitors’, an incisive German drama, which zeroes in on Gen Y’s over-reliance on their parents.

    March 28, 2014 14:29
  • Oh Berlin

    FilmInk speaks to young German filmmaker, Jan Ole Gerster, behind the acclaimed comedy ‘Oh Boy’, one of the must-see highlights at this year’s Audi Festival of German Films.

    March 28, 2014 12:45
  • Banking On It

    The Audi Festival of German Films’ special Opening Night guest is glamorous actress, Nadeshda Brennicke, who portrays West Germany’s first female bank robber in the crime drama ‘Banklady’.

    March 27, 2014 11:52
  • Anchors Away

    Christina Applegate returns as Veronica Turningstone in 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues', and once again sets the wheels in motion for the comedic genius to follow.

    March 27, 2014 11:41
  • Grounded Star

    One of the hardest working actors in showbiz, Corin Nemec is about to touch down in Australia for Oz Comic-Con.

    March 27, 2014 11:34
  • Fan Tale

    Australian actress Gigi Edgley is hosting Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge and heading back to Australia to meet her fans at the Supanova Pop Culture Expo.

    March 26, 2014 09:55
  • Patriot Games

    Documentarian Anna Broinowski went all the way to North Korea to make her new film.

    March 25, 2014 17:16
  • Sun, Sand, Surf, Studios

    FilmInk continues its tour around Australia’s filmmaking hot-spots in the April issue by stopping at the Gold Coast, and we take a closer look at the true heart of the industry – the Village Roadshow Studios.

    March 20, 2014 13:45
  • Shining Bright

    Debut director, Biyi Bandele, set himself an enormous challenge with 'Half Of A Yellow Sun', a powerful drama set against the backdrop of war torn Nigeria in the late sixties.

    March 19, 2014 16:59
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