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Three Australian Films Have Been Selected for the Venice Film Festival

August 3, 2018

Three films have been selected as part of the 75th Venice International Film Festival program, which will run from 29 August to 8 September, 2018.... Continue Reading

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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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Watch this trailer for a game in which you play as an arsehole goose immediately

October 5, 2017

Australian indie developer House House (Push Me, Pull You) dropped a trailer on Monday for their next title, an untitled honk-em-up in which you play a goose that terrorises a village garden.

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Scott Ludlam’s resignation is a massive blow to the Australian gaming industry, and we’re devastated

July 14, 2017

Earlier this afternoon Western Australian Greens senator Scott Ludlam resigned from his positions in the Australian senate and the Greens deputy leadership. The resignation came following the discovery that he had never formally renounced his New Zealand dual citizenship before running in the 2016 federal election. With Ludlam’s departure, the only voice the Australian games […]

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Interview: Hugo Weaving talks about ABC’s Seven Types of Ambiguity, V For Vendetta and Kicking John Wick’s Ass

June 9, 2017

One of Australia’s top leading film and TV actors, Hugo Weaving is not a name you forget. With so much versatility and strength in every role he takes on, it’s hardly surprising he is a household name throughout the world. From his 1994 role as Tick (or Mitzi if you prefer) in Priscilla Queen of The Desert to his global break-out in The Wachowski’s The Matrix Trilogy,  V for Vendetta, The Lord of The Rings, Captain America The First Avenger and the list goes on, he’s been involved in his fair share of big screen blockbusters. But now, Weaving has returned to doing what he loves: small-scale Australian roles that are absolutely huge on character, development and big on heart with ABC’s Seven Types of Ambiguity, based on the book by Elliot Perlman.... Continue Reading

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The CheckPoint Kickstarter only needs another 4K to hit their goal

May 30, 2017

The Kickstarter for  CheckPoint, an Australian webseries that intends to use video games as a way to spotlight mental health issues and the people who live with them, is nearing its goal of $55,000 AUD. With just under $4000 AUD remaining and three days left on the clock, Dr. Jennifer Hazel and the CheckPoint team are […]

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Video Games Review: Paradigm (PC/Mac, 2017) is a Beautiful Specimen

April 6, 2017

There are two kinds of people in the world – people that will love Paradigm, and people that can’t stand to see perfection. Paradigm is everything that it needs to be – uncomfortably strange, genuinely hilarious, oddly touching and highly memorable, all at once. For a game that stars a deformed, vaguely European mutant and […]

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Scott Ludlam and The Greens unveil plan to restore the Australian video games industry, and it starts in WA

March 10, 2017

Western Australian Greens senator Scott Ludlam has unveiled a new plan to boost the Australian video games industry overnight. The plan seeks to reinstate the Australian Interactive Games Fund, but also looks to turn the Western Australian capital Perth into the new hub of Australian games development

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EXCLUSIVE: Forza Horizon 3‘s complete soundtrack features Chet Faker, 1200 Techniques and more

September 9, 2016

The thing that facilitated many of Forza Horizon 2‘s most memorable moments was its wide-ranging soundtrack of licensed music. Releasing in only a few weeks, Forza Horizon 3 is promising a similarly top-shelf tracklist. The best part? Given the game’s Australian setting, the soundtrack is filled with popular local artists. Hit the jump to see the tracklist in […]

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