Nine-year-old Lily La Torre and rescue dog Squid will star alongside the likes of Jai Courtney, Celeste Barber, Deborah Mailman, Matt Day and Jack Thompson in John Sheedy's 'Runt', which will start production in WA next month.
A short drama about two first-generation Australians who are rivals in a badminton tournament has won Byron Bay Film Festival’s Young Australian Filmmakers Award competition.
Some 10 films have been nominated for the Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year Award at the Byron Bay International Film Festival, with veteran actor Jack Thompson among the judges.
Justin Kurzel’s 'Nitram' dominated the feature film categories at Wednesday's AACTA ceremony, winning eight awards, while the ABC’s 'The Newsreader' led the pack for television with five.
UPDATED: Rose Byrne, Krew Boylan, Bobby Cannavale and Daniel Webber will lead the ensemble cast of musical dramedy 'Seriously Red', written by Boylan and directed by Gracie Otto
With Melbourne cinemas closed and most of those still in operation averaging capacities of 10 - 20 per cent, Madman Entertainment sensibly has decided to release Stephen Johnson's 'High Ground' next year.
The Samuel Goldwyn Co. has nabbed US rights to Stephen Johnson's Western 'High Ground' which received rave reviews after the world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival.