The closure of Wallis Cinemas’ Mainline Drive-In South Australia and Victoria’s Lunar Drive-In across the past two years has raised questions about the overall sustainability of the business model for drive-in cinemas. IF speaks with exhibitors about the road ahead for car-friendly screenings.
Composer Rafael May will follow up score for 'The Twelve' with music for Helium's upcoming drama 'Paper Dolls'.
There's a distinctly Antipodean bent to this year's IFFR, from the work of managing director Clare Stewart and selection committee member Michelle Carey, through to last week's opening night film 'Head South', and other selections such as 'Flathead' and 'Paragon'.
CBS’s long-running 'NCIS' franchise enters a new era today as 'NCIS: Sydney' – the first iteration to be based outside the US – premieres on Paramount+. IF speaks to creator Morgan O’Neill and cast members Todd Lasance and Olivia Swann about adapting the concept with an Australian flavour.
Bob Morley flew back to Australia from LA in the second half of last year to play a tradesman taken too soon in Bunya Productions and Heiress Films’ 'In Limbo', before reprising his role as the seemingly carefree Peter in the second season of Binge series 'Love Me'.
Rachel Ward’s most recent role? Farmhand. After ecological despair following the Black Summer fires, the director rolled up her sleeves to learn about regenerative agriculture, as tracked in documentary 'Rachel’s Farm'. Ward and producer Bettina Dalton talk to IF.
Sue Maslin explains the reasoning behind the Australian Feature Film Forum, which will host an 'Ask Me Anything' session at AIMC that will see filmmakers, exhibitors and distributors ask tough questions about each other's decision making and business models. Ahead of, IF also shares some 'tough talk' from a range of industry figures.
Goalpost Pictures' Rosemary Blight speaks about how Benjamin Millepied's 'Carmen' was brought to Australia and why the company is looking to do more international co-productions.