features archive

  • Scoring In Space

    Composer Brian Cachia has spent the past seven years soundtracking Hollywood blockbusters, but felt compelled to return home for the local sci-fi thriller ‘Infini’.

    May 4, 2015 11:24
  • Keeping Guard

    FilmInk’s Danny Peary talks to Iranian actor Peyman Maadi (‘A Separation’) about his role as a detainee in Guantanamo Bay in the small but powerful ‘Camp X-Ray’, which co-stars Kristen Stewart as his prison guard.

    May 4, 2015 10:23
  • 'King Jack' Crowned Tribeca Film Festival Favourite Film

    Sydney-born writer/director Felix Thompson snags the Audience Award at Tribeca Film Festival for his tough but tender debut feature.

    April 30, 2015 11:35
  • Tokyo, Texas

    One pair of sibling filmmakers revisits another in the whimsical ‘Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter’.

    April 28, 2015 11:24
  • Screen Time

    FilmInk’s Danny Peary speaks to rising talent Luke LoCurcio about ‘Aphasia’, one of the most provocative short films at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

    April 27, 2015 17:10
  • Countdown: Australia’s Top Sci-Fi Films

    We don’t make many science fiction films in Australia, but this list of fascinating titles proves that we punch way above our weight when it comes to fantastical cinema.

    April 27, 2015 13:36
  • Strong Foundations

    Actors and real-life couple Camille Keenan and Dustin Clare wrote, headlined and produced the romantic drama ‘Sunday’ while expecting their first child - and emerged from the process with their relationship intact.

    April 24, 2015 11:36
  • Roll Tape

    Director Jake West and producer Marc Morris, look at a dark era in British film censorship with their entertaining and insightful documentary, 'Video Nasties: Draconian Days'.

    April 23, 2015 15:53
  • Top Tips for Shooting On A Shoestring

    Tait Brady shares some essential advice when it comes to low budget feature filmmaking.

    April 23, 2015 10:53
  • War Stories

    As Australians gear up for Anzac Day, actor Mark Lee, reminisces about the local movie classic, Gallipoli, which is being freshly released on Blu-ray to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the eponymous military campaign.

    April 22, 2015 15:47
  • Avengers: Age of Awesome

    We break down the blockbuster one ultra-nerdy layer at a time. Note: Spoilers and much speculation ensue.

    April 22, 2015 15:10
  • Top 10 Tips For Filmmakers

    Calling all aspiring filmmakers!

    April 21, 2015 10:28
  • Born To Live

    Spanish actress, Elena Anaya, gets a dream role as an agoraphobic former rock star in the unconventional comedy drama, 'They Are All Dead', which screens at this year’s Spanish Film Festival.

    April 20, 2015 12:41
  • The Films That Changed My Life: Matthew Reilly

    Bestselling Australian author Matthew Reilly – who specialises in action adventure novels often with a twist of sci-fi – counts down the ten films that changed his life and influenced his writing.

    April 20, 2015 12:22
  • Death By Domesticity

    It’s a tough gig to write the world’s most boring soap opera. But with the painfully mundane second series of ‘One Step Closer To Home’, we think Ryan Johnson and Alyssa McClelland have nailed it.

    April 17, 2015 16:29
  • Selling To The World

    Filmmaker Tim R. Lea talks about his feature debut ‘54 Days’, digital distribution and the relative merits of defending yourself with a fish.

    April 17, 2015 11:27
  • IndieWood

    Kiah Roache-Turner, the writer/director behind the huge breakout hit ‘Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead’, is one of the guests at Metro Screen’s upcoming panel on independent filmmaking in Australia.

    April 15, 2015 13:27
  • The Media Is The Message

    Want to know who The Millennials are, and why they’re crucial to anyone running a marketing campaign? Read on…

    April 15, 2015 11:44
  • Game of Thrones Season 5 Premiere

    …and it’s a doozy!

    April 14, 2015 10:15
  • Daredevil Finally Gets Justice

    The Netflix and Marvel collaboration is nothing short of a game-changer.

    April 13, 2015 17:02
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