Category Archives: Events

Event Review: Supanova Comic Con & Gaming – Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre – 21st-23rd April 2017

Supanova has had a little bit of a makeover, now rebranding themselves as Supanova Comic Con & Gaming. And their first convention of the year hit the sunny Gold Coast on the weekend of Friday 21st through to Sunday 23rd April 2017. The convention brings with it guests from film and television, comic artists, book authors, gaming exhibitors as well as a huge number of cosplayers showing off their best dressed character costumes.... Continue Reading

Five first time directors nominated for the top prize at the 2017 Australian Director’s Guild (ADG) Awards

The Australian Director’s Guild (ADG) has announced the nominations for their 2017 Awards, and this year the awards are guaranteed to recognise a new talent, with all five nominees in the category of Best Direction in a Feature Film having made their feature film debut. That’s Garth Davis for Lion, Simon Stone for The Daughter, Ben Young for Hounds of Love, Craig Boreham for Teenage Kicks and Jonathan Leahy for Skin Deep.... Continue Reading

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer is touring his classic soundtracks in Australia in less than three weeks

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has won just about every award in the book – but he’s never performed in Australia. In less than three weeks, however, he’ll be changing that, with a massive arena show called Hand Zimmer Revealed, set to hit the capital cities, shortly after performing in California at the iconic Coachella Music & Arts Festival.... Continue Reading

VR Pods Make For An Egg-splosive Attraction At The Sydney Royal Easter Show

This week, I was given a preview of the newest attraction at the Sydney Royal Easter Show – VR Land, a virtual reality experience with a host of different and exciting games. The set up at the Easter Show features several double-cabin egg pods, as well as single or three-person pods, and smaller game-based machines for children. Each pod uses a virtual reality headset, hydraulic system and surround sound to flesh out the VR experience, creating a wonderfully realistic atmosphere.... Continue Reading