All posts by Josh Champion

First Impressions: The Crossing Will Suck You In

The premise of ABC Studio’s recent offering The Crossing is simple. Several hundred people wash up on an isolated Oregon beach near a town called Port Canaan. Most are dead but some have survived. The notion of an assumed shipwreck quickly evaporates as no evidence of any lost ships or aircraft can be found. And, the survivors are all yielding a disturbing account of their origins. They all insist they’ve travelled from 180 years in the future – a time when the earth is controlled by a more evolved race of human.... Continue Reading

Canberra International Film Festival gets scary with a special Halloween premiere programme

Canberra International Film Festival (CIFF) is inviting attendees to celebrate Halloween with a jam-packed night of events at the National Film and Sound Archive on October 31st. Patrons have the chance to meet industry expert David Zwierzchaczewski as he speaks about CGI and VFX.... Continue Reading

The BBC First British Film Festival to premiere 19 films in Australia and focus on Ken Loach

The BBC First British Film Festival recently announced the full 2016 program, which consists of 19 Australian premieres. The program includes classic restorations, a focus of no less than three films on pioneering British director Ken Loach and a specially curated Local Heroes retrospective featuring 10 films. These all form part of a diverse line-up of the latest award winners and star­‐studded features, amongst a spread of beloved classics.... Continue Reading