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  • FILMART wraps

    The Hong Kong Film and TV market had a sizeable Australian presence

    April 8, 2015 13:44
  • FAST 7 FLIES INTO RECORD BOOKS

    The highly anticipated blockbuster becomes fifth highest grossing weekend opener of all time in Australia

    April 7, 2015 17:31
  • Indonesian Film Festival Headed For Melbourne

    And the festival’s ambassador, actress Chelsea Islan, talks about what we can expect, and the challenges facing her home industry.

    April 2, 2015 11:26
  • Luc Besson Counts Down These Final Hours

    The French filmmaker’s production company has acquired the TV rights to the apocalyptic Australian feature.

    April 1, 2015 12:15
  • Dead But Will Not Lie Down

    Among the arthouse fare, the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market, FILMART, puts up a truly international broad genre offer.

    March 29, 2015 13:23
  • The A Women do Hong Kong

    Documentarians hit Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum with proposed film about Chinese educated and independent women

    March 29, 2015 12:31
  • This Week At The Box Office

    'Insurgent' opened strong, and family fare starts its roll out in anticipation of the upcoming school holidays.

    March 27, 2015 09:57
  • HAF 2015 awards its winners

    HAF organisers received over 300 applications for its 2015 edition, which were then narrowed down to the 25 narrative and five documentary projects presented from 16 countries and competing for some of the 13 awards on offer.

    March 26, 2015 16:01
  • FILMART off and running

    The world’s third biggest entertainment market event got out of the blocks in Hong Kong on Monday

    March 24, 2015 11:29
  • This Week At The Box Office

    Audiences continue to check into ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, while Paul Thomas Anderson fans flocked to select cinemas to check out his latest.

    March 20, 2015 11:41
  • Steven Spielberg & Tom Hanks To Reteam For ‘Bridge Of Spies’

    …but the filmmaker’s loyal composer has been forced to depart the project.

    March 19, 2015 17:06
  • Aussie Expats Team Up In Tinseltown

    Reuniting after a stint at Metro Screen, director Michael Chrisoulakis and producer Kate Rees Davies are teaming up for a neo-noir thriller, and have nabbed ‘Insidious’ star, Lin Shaye, for the ride.

    March 19, 2015 11:42
  • Diving Into The Mystery: ‘David Lynch Between Two Worlds' Opens at GOMA

    And the man himself paid his first trip down under to launch the festivities.

    March 17, 2015 10:51
  • The Astor Theatre To Shut Doors

    After numerous attempts to save it, the beloved Melbourne cinema may be forced to call it a day.

    March 16, 2015 13:20
  • Screen Australia Supports Seven “Edgy” Stories

    The funding body will help finance a collection of unique projects via their Multiplatform Drama program.

    March 16, 2015 12:26
  • Asia’s Largest Film Market Warms Up

    The 2015 edition of Hong Kong FILMART opens next week with a host of Australian films on the market.

    March 13, 2015 14:44
  • Feels ReelGood

    Tarquin Netherway and Blake Curtis are just two of the talented filmmakers to have their shorts screening at the ReelGood Film Festival, which aims to showcase the best in Melbourne filmmaking, without the pretension.

    March 13, 2015 13:53
  • This Week At The Box Office

    'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' isn’t second best when it comes to the local box office.

    March 13, 2015 12:09
  • The 2015 FCCA Awards - Party Pies, Poker Machines & Russell Crowe

    One of the world’s biggest Australian movie icons was in the house for The 2015 Film Critics Circle Awards at The Paddington Woollahra RSL Club, giving the annual event a rare glow of star shine.

    March 11, 2015 13:56
  • Dumbo Remake: Dumb Idea?

    Tim Burton’s been tapped to direct a live action remake of the 1941 animated classic.

    March 11, 2015 13:32
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