We spoke with director Charlie Lyne about the essay film, Twitter videos and his latest feature, FEAR ITSELF, which has its Australian premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson and Galen Johnson turn in a bizarre and hilarious essay film in the guise of a behind-the-scenes feature on a big-budget war movie.
Filmmakers Kurt Walker and Isaac Goes have announced the launch of Kinet, an online cinema publishing platform for low-budget avant-garde cinema.
A mysterious download link released online today leads to THE WAS, a collage film collaboration between Australian video artists Soda_Jerk and The Avalanches.
In time for the Australian federal election, a new video essay from Conor Bateman on Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson’s RATS IN THE RANKS, which is 20 years old this year.
Brady Corbet’s debut feature film is a bold and evocative portrait of a dysfunctional, privileged family wrapped up in one of the most important events of WWI.
Tobias Lindholm’s follow-up to 2012’s A HIJACKING sees him working in a familiar mode, a mostly stark presentation of an ethical dilemma lifted by some impressive performances.
Martin Zandvliet’s LAND OF MINE is a mostly repugnant stab at the humanist war film.
Travis Wilkerson’s latest experimental feature film, Machine Gun or Typewriter?, screens as part of the new Essential Independents Film Festival across Australia. During the festival run we spoke to Wilkerson about his filmmaking process, the political climate in America today, and the joys of the Korg Kaptivator.
Travis Wilkerson’s MACHINE GUN OR TYPEWRITER? is a restless and oft-entrancing piece of agit-noir, merging the avant-garde with a well-worn narrative trope to tell a political tale with mysterious participants.