Lorin Clarke on MONSTER BEACHAFI | AACTA
Cartoon Network is set to launch their biggest local production yet: MONSTER BEACH! Written, directed and produced in Australia, MONSTER BEACH follows the frightfully funny adventures of surf-siblings Jan and Dean, enjoying an endless summer vacation with their laidback uncle and a bunch of mischievous, thrill-seeking monsters.
Meet the finalists for AACTA Pitch: Regional Landscapes in partnership with ScreenworksAFI | AACTA
Get to know the creative writers behind the five shortlisted pitches vying for the chance to win the national feature film pitching competition.
Maria Angelico on STATELESSAFI | AACTA
Produced by Cate Blanchett and starring an all-star Australian cast, STATELESS is an urgent and compelling drama about individuals caught up in an immigration system that profoundly affects their lives. Each character deals with the contradictions of protection and border control from a unique perspective, offering relevant and timely insight into issues that countries are grappling with around the world.
Place in Australian Genre FilmSamuel Harris
The sprawling, sun-battered landscape is an icon of the Australian genre film. Scan some of the most popular fare: there’s a reckoning with the (waste)land in George Miller’s MAD MAX franchise and David Michôd’s THE ROVER (2014), where the supposedly barren ‘outback’ has been rendered post-apocalyptic.
Australian Cinema – Reality CheckedGlen Falkenstein
The most terrifying thing about film is that it’s all already happened. Sure, stories are original, full of things we or sometimes no one has ever seen before; yet every event in some form, in some place has already transpired.
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