Mia Wasikowska acts crazy in horror/thriller ‘Piercing’

Christopher Abbott and Mia Wasikowska in ‘Piercing’ After playing repressed or relatively stable characters in period dramas such as Damsel and Madame Bovary, Mia Wasikowska jumped at the chance to ...

Nicole Kidman To Produce & Possibly Star In ‘The Expatriates’ TV Series Adaptation

Nicole Kidman and her Blossom Films have optioned Janice Y.K Lee’s bestselling novel The Expatriates to be adapted as a television series. Screenwriter Alice Bell (Suburban Mayhem) is attached to pen ...

Shooting underway on second season of ‘Glitch’

'Glitch'. Production has kicked off in Melbourne on the second season of Matchbox Pictures'.Glitch, with directors Emma Freeman and Tony Krawitz at the helm. The shoot will continue on location ...

Netflix to co-produce second season of Glitch with the ABC, Matchbox

Glitch. The second season of.Glitch will be co-produced by the ABC, Matchbox and Netflix.—.making it the closest thing to a Netflix Original produced locally.. The first season of the zombie drama ...

Alice Bell talks female screenwriters initiative Smart Like A Girl: Roar

Alice Bell. Prolific screenwriter Alice Bell has an enviable list of credits: The Slap, Puberty Blues, The Beautiful Lie. She speaks to If about life as a scribe and her latest project — a ...

Alice Bell talks female writers initiative Smart Like A Girl: Roar

Prolific screenwriter Alice Bell has an enviable list of credits: The Slap, Puberty Blues, The Beautiful Lie. She speaks to If about life as a scribe and her latest project — a collaboration with ...

If checks in with Vca Film and TV alumni as the school rings in 50 years

Gillian Armstrong's 1971 student film The Roof Needs Mowing. Secret City director Emma Freeman remembers Vca Film and Television School, where she studied for three years in the early 2000.s, .as a ...

Ben Young feature Hounds of Love to go into production in 2016

New feature film Hounds of Love is set to start shooting in Western Australia early next year. The project, from writer/director Ben Young and producer Melissa Kelly, has been supported by Screen ...

Mia Wasikowska, Four Movies in One Year: Young Hollywood's Rising Star

Given how brutal Hollywood is in its treatment of young actors, it's a testament to Mia Wasikowska's fortitude and skill that she continues to find new and interesting roles for herself. Since her ...

‘Sleeping Beauty’ Trailer

Screen Australia and Spectrum Films released the first trailer for erotic drama “Sleeping Beauty.” The film stars Emily Browning (“Sucker Punch,” “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”), ...

Arthur Miller Play To Shoot In Melbourne

Arthur Miller Play To Shoot In Melbourne A big screen version of Arthur Miller's award-winning play, A View From The Bridge, is set to shoot in Melbourne mid-way through this year and features a clutch of big name local and international ...

Short Film Big On Action

Short Film Big On Action The star of Aussie films (Wolf Creek, Balibo, Summer Coda) and Hollywood flicks (Snakes On A Plane, Surfer, Dude), Nathan Phillips has an interest in working on the other side of the camera. After ...

Mayhem in Melbourne

Mayhem in Melbourne A new short film titled Post Apocalyptic Man and starring Damian Walshe-Howling (Underbelly, the upcoming The Reef) and Michael Dorman (Daybreakers, Suburban Mayhem) has just commenced shooting in ...

Bad box office not the same as bad films

Margaret Pomeranz delivered a powerful keynote speech at the opening of the Spaa Conference yesterday in Sydney, and Encore has the full transcript of her meditation on the state of Australian film ...

Suburban Mayhem / Strange Bedfellows

Courtesy of Icon Home Entertainment, we have Paul Goldman’s Suburban Mayhem and Dean Murphy’s Strange Bedfellows on Blu-ray. Strange Bedfellows is the 2004 comedy hit starring Michael Caton and Paul ...

Australia’s Power 50

It’s been four years since Encore published its Top 20 Directors and Producers list, and we felt it was time to compile a new, more comprehensive list that included professionals working across all ...

10 Most Underrated Young Actresses

Can the media alter the public's perception of an actor? I believe so - that's why we have the likes of Megan Fox hugging the headlines and getting the covers of men's magazines, while a lot of more ...

10 Most Underrated Young Actresses

Can the media alter the public's perception of an actor? I believe so - that's why we have the likes of Megan Fox hugging the headlines and getting the covers of men's magazines, while a lot of more ...

10 Most Underrated Young Actresses

Can the media alter the public's perception of an actor? I believe so - that's why we have the likes of Megan Fox hugging the headlines and getting the covers of men's magazines, while a lot of more ...

10 Most Underrated Young Actresses

Can the media alter the public's perception of an actor? I believe so - that's why we have the likes of Megan Fox hugging the headlines and getting the covers of men's magazines, while a lot of more ...

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