The PAX Australia gaming convention will return to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2017 running over the weekend of October 27-29. Continue reading PAX Aus 2017 returns to Melbourne October 27-29
Tropfest, Australia’s most prestigious short film competition and the largest short film festival in the world, took place at Paramatta Park over the weekend as tens of thousands of people turned out to see the breakout of a band of fresh new filmmakers.... Continue Reading
Aussie fans of The Walking Dead rejoice: Walker Stalker Con is heading Down Under next year. Organisers say they are currently “working hard” to bring cast favourites of the AMC horror drama to Australia during the first half of 2018.... Continue Reading
Geek and gaming conventions are pretty magical places.
RTX doesn’t have same energy as that of a PAX. It’s a different vibe, cruder, in line with the kind of scatological humour Rooster Teeth excels at. These attendees are rowdier, less patient and a great deal snarkier than your average PAX-goer. This is not to suggest that they are unpleasant, nothing could be further from the truth. On the whole, everyone I met and spoke to was very warm, friendly and having the time of their life. But they worship a group of people known for endlessly busting each other’s balls and so it doesn’t come as a surprise to find that their fanbase deals in the same. Continue reading What’s it like to attend RTX Sydney if you don’t really know that much about Rooster Teeth?
Another 21 features have been added to the SXSW Film Festival program for 2017, with James Franco’s The Disaster Artist topping the list, with the Austin event set to hold the anticipated film’s world premiere. The film is about the making of the cult classic The Room – often referred to as the Citizen Kane of bad movies – and the book The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside the Room.... Continue Reading
So… what’s RTX? In short, it is “a series of annual gaming and Internet conventions created by Rooster Teeth Productions (one of the most popular YouTube channels) held in Austin, Texas and Sydney, Australia”. The 2017 Sydney event happened at ICC over the weekend and our photographer Nathan Atkins was there to capture all the action on Saturday – which included a very special visit from the one and only Hideo Kojima.... Continue Reading
The Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) launched its program this year, with 2017 also being its 30th anniversary year. Held at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Federation Square, Melbourne, the conference runs from 5th to the 8th March. Passes, both All Access and Day Passes (for days 2-4 only) are now available, with a limited number of VR Plus Passes (for Day 1) on sale soon.... Continue Reading
The Melbourne creatives behind Shimmerlands have stepped beyond the usual realm of arts and culture festivals with an outstanding collaborative program between Shadow Electric and the University of Melbourne.... Continue Reading
The SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas has fast become one of the world’s most anticipated and influential events, with film projects big and small making their debut here. Among them in 2017 – at least from the program announced yesterday, will be three Australian films, one from New Zealand, and an American film about an Australia’s most unassuming cinema icons.... Continue Reading
The 24th annual SXSW Film Festival will be hitting Austin, Texas on March 10th, and today they’ve announced the majority of the 125 feature films set to screen during the 9 day event.... Continue Reading