Tag Archives: David Gulpilil

Screen Australia announces investments in fifteen documentaries

In local news, Screen Australia has recently announced that they plan to invested up to $4.15 million in production funding across fifteen documentaries. Through the guise of the Documentary Producer and Commissioned programs, the module set in place is certain to stretch and explore a plethora of various subject matters from creative voices. With some of the renowned names benefiting from the announcement including Sam Neill, Todd Sampson and David Gulpilil. With focus on subjects including Captain Cook, Bob Hawke and Midnight Oil.... Continue Reading

AFI and AACTA announce the fourth year of #SocialShorts

Throughout the last week, the Australian Film Institute and Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AFI | AACTA) have been making waves with their online short film competition #SocialShorts. In its fourth year, the competition is aimed at given unknown filmmakers exposure within the wider Australian film industry. And with 65 film competing it has provided no expense at opportunity and enjoyment for those in the filmic community.... Continue Reading

Martin Freeman is in South Australia right now filming a zombie thriller based on a Tropfest short

Martin Freeman, best known for his work in Sherlock, Fargo and The Hobbit, is currently in Australia bringing to life a heart-wrenching zombie thriller. Cargo is based on a Tropfest short which garnered well over 10 million views online, and tells a harrowing tale of family love. ... Continue Reading

Sydney Film Festival Review: Goldstone (Australia, 2016)

Goldstone was easily my most anticipated film of this year’s Sydney Film Festival, and it’s fair to say it did not disappoint. Written, directed, edited and pretty much everything else by Ivan Sen, it is sure to join the pantheon of great Aussie films – a triumph from start to finish.... Continue Reading