Category Archives: Australian

Screen Australia to fund an adaptation of Jimmy Barnes’ memoir Working Class Boy and 11 other Documentary projects

Screen Australia has announced funding for 12 documentary projects through the Documentary Producer and Commissioned programs.... Continue Reading

Here’s your first look at the Aussie gaming and mental health webseries CheckPoint, kicking off January 29

Back in May last year, we covered the final stages of the CheckPoint Kickstarter. The Kickstarter ultimately reached its goal, allowing the Aussie non-profit CheckPoint to begin production on a planned web series about the intersection between video games and mental health. The show premieres in just under two weeks but here’s a little sneak peek now to get you pumped. Continue reading Here’s your first look at the Aussie gaming and mental health webseries CheckPoint, kicking off January 29

Call of Duty World League National Circuit open to Australia and New Zealand

Competitive Call of Duty teams from both Australia and New Zealand now have the chance to sign up to the Call of Duty World League National Circuit to test their skills and teamwork on a national scale, in order to prove who’s the best down under. Continue reading Call of Duty World League National Circuit open to Australia and New Zealand

Watch Taika Waititi fool around the set of Thor: Ragnarok in this new featurette

Marvel Studios have recently released a small featurette of Taika Waititi, director of Thor: Ragnarok, aptly named “On Set Moments with Taika”fooling around on the Gold Coast set and giving us a deeper understanding of Taika himself, and how his energy, personality and passion rubbed off on Thor: Ragnarok to great effect.... Continue Reading

Two Australian teams are playing in the Smite and Paladins World Championships tomorrow

Major gaming convention HRX is kicking off tomorrow in Atlanta, Georgia, a celebration of Hi-Rez Studios’ popular multiplayer titles Smite and Paladins. The show will be of significant interest to Australian esports fans with two local teams, Kanga Esports and Scylla Esports, looking to make waves in the Smite and Paladins World Championships respectively. Continue reading Two Australian teams are playing in the Smite and Paladins World Championships tomorrow