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  • HKIFF 2015 To Explore 'Charlie's Country'

    Rolf de Heer’s Charlie's Country will continue its festival competition journey in Hong Kong in March.

    February 27, 2015 10:06
  • Asian Film Awards Opens Door

    42 titles from eight countries will compete at this year’s Asian Film Awards in March.

    February 27, 2015 09:12
  • Power To The People

    Shaking up traditional release strategies, Tugg is an Australian “cinema on demand” platform that allows audiences to decide what they want to see at their local cinema – and they’ve just added more titles to their slate.

    February 26, 2015 10:51
  • ‘Birdman’ Soars At The Oscars

    The acclaimed satire didn’t fare well in the acting categories, but swept through the other major categories.

    February 23, 2015 16:49
  • Oscar Spotlight: American Sniper

    In a strange twist, American Sniper is both the biggest hit and the hottest controversy when it comes to this year’s Best Picture Oscar nominees.

    February 20, 2015 16:31
  • Emily Taheny Heckles Her Way To The Big Screen

    …not really, but the Australian comedian makes her feature debut with ‘The Heckler’, which will premiere at Adelaide Fringe after picking up accolades at the LA Comedy Festival.

    February 19, 2015 10:56
  • Cairnes Brothers Launch Scare Campaign

    After their bloody great debut, the Aussie filmmaking duo are about to kick off production on their new horror feature.

    February 19, 2015 10:13
  • Oscar Spotlight: Leviathan

    We take a look at the Russian social epic, which is the hot favourite to win Best Foreign Film.

    February 18, 2015 17:37
  • Oscar Spotlight: Whiplash

    In the lead-up to Hollywood’s night of nights, we look at the dark horse in the Best Picture race and one of the most intense flicks of last year.

    February 18, 2015 17:06
  • Robert Kirkman Wrestles His Demons

    ‘The Walking Dead’ creator has a new series out and it stars the kid from ‘Almost Famous’.

    February 18, 2015 13:56
  • Johnny Depp To Hit The Gold Coast

    Captain Jack Sparrow is on our shores.

    February 18, 2015 13:51
  • Tom Hanks Revisits Robert Langdon

    The actor will once again step into the shoes of Dan Brown’s famous protagonist, alongside an impressive international support cast.

    February 18, 2015 10:59
  • Oscar Spotlight: Boyhood

    Shining a spotlight on another Best Picture nominee, FilmInk takes a look at the breakout success of Richard Linklater’s groundbreaking coming of age film.

    February 17, 2015 12:30
  • Stan Invests In Two Australian Series

    The just launched subscription video-on-demand service has commissioned two original shows.

    February 16, 2015 10:25
  • Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum Spreads Net

    The forum has unveiled its 2015 line-up of 29 projects, with an Australian in the competition mix.

    February 16, 2015 08:56
  • Feb 5 – 11: This Week at the Box Office

    American Sniper’s reign at the top of the box office ends with spies becoming the flavour of the month.

    February 13, 2015 17:29
  • The Art Of Networking

    This month, the AIDC will present NET-WORK-PLAY, a three-day event, which sees traditional and new media collide – and its director, Joost den Hartog, tells us why you need to be there.

    February 13, 2015 13:14
  • Aussies In Austin

    A handful of Australian projects have been selected to screen at the trend-setting South By Southwest Festival.

    February 12, 2015 15:12
  • Australian Screen Industry Reports Decline In Economic Contribution

    A new report reveals that the local screen industry contributed $5.8 billion to our economy in 2012-13, but the distribution side of things has taken a major hit.

    February 12, 2015 14:13
  • Oscar Spotlight: The Imitation Game

    In the first of our articles shining a spotlight on a Best Picture nominee, we take a look at the Alan Turing pic, which departs from its “Troubled Male Genius” template just enough to stand out from the crowd.

    February 9, 2015 14:49
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