features archive

  • Bloody UnAustralian?

    Is Josh Lawson bigging up his own movie, The Little Death – at the expense of other Australian films – on the money or just not on? Dave Crewe had this to say.

    September 23, 2014 16:48
  • The Biggest War on the Biggest Screen

    This made for IMAX doco presents a new, penetrating look at the largest-ever Allied operation and its lasting effect.

    September 23, 2014 12:44
  • Son of a Gun: The Photo Shoot

    When she was charged with creating a photograph of Australian filmmakers, Julius Avery and Michael Spiccia, photographer Alina Gozin’a, ended up in the middle of nowhere.

    September 23, 2014 11:34
  • The Films That Changed My Life - Michael Lee Nirenberg

    Debut director, MICHAEL LEE NIRENBERG – the son of one of the original art directors of infamous American porn mag, Hustler – has made the riveting warts-and-all documentary, BACK ISSUES: THE HUSTLER MAGAZINE STORY.

    September 22, 2014 19:32
  • New World Order

    As this country grapples with releasing and marketing local movies to audiences today, Jeff Gomez, the world’s foremost transmedia producer, has sage advice about new and challenging approaches that may be implemented.

    September 22, 2014 16:58
  • Goddesses of Italian Cinema

    With the Italian Film Festival currently making its way around the country, we explore the highlights on offer.

    September 19, 2014 14:14
  • Movie Convention Set To Preview A Big Box Office Year

    The 69th Australian International Movie Convention (AIMC) will be held at Jupiters Hotel & Casino on Queensland’s Gold Coast from October 12-16.

    September 18, 2014 14:34
  • The Films That Changed My Life - Hugh Sullivan

    The director of 'The Infinite Man' shares with us the films that changed his life.

    September 16, 2014 08:26
  • Five Things You May Not Know About JAWS!

    With Event Cinemas George Street in Sydney set to screen Steven Spielberg’s nail-biting thriller, JAWS, as part of its “In the House” programme, here are a few bite-sized chunks about the much-loved killer shark movie.

    September 15, 2014 13:49
  • 365 Days, 365 Strangers, 365 Films

    Imagine making a documentary every day for a year! An Australian pair are doing just that.

    September 12, 2014 09:58
  • Age Appropriate

    With its strong box office opening in the US in mind, we asked Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles producers, Bradley Fuller (far left) and Andrew Form (far right), how they do it!?!

    September 11, 2014 15:24
  • Shan and Kate Want You!

    We asked filmmaker, Bronte Rose (left) to write a piece about why her short film, Shan and Kate, deserves your pledge on Pozible.

    September 11, 2014 10:30
  • Time Immemorial

    New Zealand actor/writer/director, Taika Waititi, makes light of those who live in the darkness with the vampire share-house mockumentary, 'What We Do In The Shadows'.

    September 4, 2014 13:04
  • Collision Course

    Aussie writer/director, John V. Soto, keeps his eye on the international market with his absorbing crime thriller, 'The Reckoning'.

    September 4, 2014 12:59
  • Brawn of the Dead

    FilmInk talks to Director Jesse T. Cook about his wrestling creature feature ‘Monster Brawl’ and counts down the five flicks that keep him awake at night.

    September 4, 2014 11:48
  • So, You Wanna Act?

    Founder of Actors Centre Australia, Dean Carey (pictured), shares his thoughts on how every actor can unleash their potential.

    September 1, 2014 16:24
  • Chalk Talk

    Director of the Chalk Urban Art Festival, Andi Mether, has produced a documentary exploring this fascinating style of street art – which has recently exploded in popularity.

    August 28, 2014 10:13
  • Our Band Could Be Your Life

    Thomas Meadmore’s personal and professional worlds collide in his rock doc, ‘How To Lose Jobs & Alienate Girlfriends’, and the director counts down the five music docos that influenced him in crafting his own.

    August 27, 2014 17:17
  • Sci-Fi Invasion Down Under

    While Australian filmmaking has traditionally shied away from sci-fi, the genre’s currently experiencing a mini renaissance with a string of local films on the horizon proving that you don’t necessarily need big bucks to execute big ideas.

    August 25, 2014 10:54
  • Days Like These

    Directors,Jane Pollard and Iain Forsyth, take an unconventional approach to the music movie with '20,000 Days On Earth', an unusual look at the unusual life of rock legend, Nick Cave

    August 21, 2014 12:46
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