Category Archives: Events

Jeremy Renner, Catherine Tate and more to head to Armageddon Expo Wellington in NZ

Here at The Iris we’re quite fond of attending pop culture and comic conventions. We’ve been regularly covering Australian events for the last few years now. However this year we’re setting our sights on events abroad and looking to check out what our international compatriots have to offer.... Continue Reading

Intel Extreme Masters returns to Qudos Bank Arena Sydney in May

One of the biggest and  best-received esports events ever hosted in Australia, the Intel Extreme Masters, is heading back to Sydney for three days in May, bringing more explosive top-tier Counter-Strike play. Continue reading Intel Extreme Masters returns to Qudos Bank Arena Sydney in May

Rocket League Championship will mark Australia’s largest eSports Prize Pool

Throwdown eSports confirms The RLCS World Championship and next season of Rocket League will kick off from 4th February, 2018 with $100,000 AUD  prize pool; the largest seen in Australia to date. Continue reading Rocket League Championship will mark Australia’s largest eSports Prize Pool

Alliance Française French Film Festival announces packed 2018 program

Returning to Palace Cinemas from late February until mid- April, the 29th annual Alliance Française French Film Festival will look to spoil audiences with a selection of 47 feature films, 2 documentaries and a TV series, all of which will seek to embody the passion, diversity and artistry of contemporary French cinema.... Continue Reading

Photos: Margot Robbie & Craig Gillespie rush from the SAG Awards to hit the Australian Premiere of I, Tonya

Star and producer Margot Robbie and fellow Aussie director Craig Gillespie hit the pink carpet in Sydney tonight for the Australian Premiere of the critically acclaimed, award winning I, Tonya. Nathan Atkins captured the pair, and a slew of special guests, on the carpet for The Iris. The film hits cinemas on Thursday!... Continue Reading

Line up changes for Walker Stalker: Norman Reedus cancels, Greg Nicotero added and more

Walker Stalker, the enormous convention for fans of The Walking Dead, and its Australian debut is just around the corner now, but there’s been a few sharp changes to the line-up both good and bad. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first: Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl, is no longer able to attend due to scheduling conflicts. His exit from the festival is accompanied by the cancellations of both Christian Serratos (Rosita) and Cooper Andrews (Jerry), which is a downer but has made some space for an even bigger line up.... Continue Reading

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