Author: Matthew Arcari

The Breaker Uppers’ Directors Jackie Van Beek and Madeleine Sami Lead National Tour Down-Under With Q&A Screenings

July 16, 2018

Still hot from it’s box office success in New Zealand, the Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) executive produced comedy The Breaker Upperers is set to tour down under, with directors Jackie Van Beek (What We Do in the Shadows) and Madeleine Sami (Slow West) leading the charge of upcoming Q&A screenings across the country.... Continue Reading

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KinoKonzert. Live! to present live music with a cinematic twist in Sydney

July 11, 2018

KinoKozert. Live! looks to shake up the movie -going experience with a unique series, blending film and music, while featuring some of the most talented musicians from Australia and Germany.... Continue Reading

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The cast of Twin Peaks to head down under in unique Conversation with the Stars Tour

July 10, 2018

In an Australian first, five stars from the hit series Twin Peaks will be touring Australia for an exclusive ‘Conversation with the Stars’ evening from 25 August to 2 September, 2018.... Continue Reading

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Screen Australia Makes Historic Change to Story Development Guidelines

July 10, 2018

Screen Australia has announced that new development guidelines have been finalised and are now in effect, following two months of industry consultation. These guidelines will look to make funding more accessible, while supporting talent with a strong idea and concise target audience.... Continue Reading

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ACMI and Film Victoria Announce Full Program for Series Mania 2018

July 9, 2018

ACMI and Film Victoria have officially announced the full lineup for Series Mania 2018, packed with a program of 23 series set to launch in Melbourne at ACMI in Melbourne’s Federation Square later this month.... Continue Reading

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MIFF to screen record number of films direct from the Cannes Film Festival

July 9, 2018

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) will include a whopping 43 feature films and special shorts hand picked from this year’s Cannes Film Festival. For many of these films, this will be their first screening outside of Cannes.... Continue Reading

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Games Review: The Crew 2 (PS4, 2018) is a fun ride, but fails to transform the genre into anything new

July 9, 2018

The Crew 2 immediately presents itself as a different kind of racer, drawing on its arcade-like mechanics of the past, while infusing they with new mechanics encouraging transformation and an even bigger variety of vehicles to choose from, across the land, sea and sky. Seems like an improvement right? Well, not exactly. While The Crew […]

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Queensland Film Festival announces its full 2018 program

July 8, 2018

The Queensland Film Festival (QFF) returns this year with one of the largest celebrations of film and art to date. From July 19 to 29, the Brisbane-based festival will boast 59 features and shorts, inluding 39 Australian premieres and an exhibition at Gallery of Modern Art, that will also run the course of the festival.... Continue Reading

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Games Review: Paladins: Champions of the Realm (Nintendo Switch, 2018) provides fast team-based action on the go

July 5, 2018

Let’s get one thing straight. Paladins does little to hide its Overwatch inspirations. Team-based multiplayer action tied together with an expansive and varied roster of heroes, it may come down to poor timing that Paladins lacks the originality it arguably deserves. But it doesn’t end there, as the Switch version gives users an experience so far […]

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Screen Makers Conference reveals full Adelaide program for 2018; Scott Hicks, Fiona Eagger and more to attend

July 3, 2018

The Screen Makers Conference and Marketplace has announced its full program for 2018, with Every Cloud Productions’ Fiona Eagger (Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) to speak on relevant issues in the industry. The event will take place from Friday the 27th to Saturday the 28th of July at Adelaide’s Mercury Cinema.... Continue Reading

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