Wayne Blair, 41, is an Indigenous Australian writer and actor, and director of the award winning film The Sapphires. A story about an all-female Aboriginal music group that entertains US troops in Vietnam in 1968, check out The Sapphires trailer. Billabout caught up with the talented Australian at the B_Space store in New York. The Sapphires…
Applications are now open for the fifth annual Australians in Film Heath Ledger Scholarship, which provides an emerging Australian actor with the opportunity to further their career and training in the U.S.
Although Australia’s population of 22 million makes it a cottage industry compared to the United State’s behemoth 311 million, Australian film had strong representation at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival.
Billabout caught up with Tropfest founder, John Polson, about the festival’s journey from Darlinghurst to Manhattan’s Bryant Park.
Faceless anarchists in remote Northern California…A father reflecting on his life post Hurricane Katrina…Bloody wolves on desert highways in 29 Palms…These are just a few of the inspirations that were revealed at the inaugural Pocket Fest Film Festival, screened at the Pacific Design Center’s Silver Screen Theatre in Los Angeles last week.
We Love Hugh Jackman. He’s buff, he’s tough and he has a new film… V Australia, the official sponsor of Australians in Film (AiF), are screening Hugh Jackman’s new film Real Steel on Tuesday, September 27 at 7:30 pm at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 South Doheny Drive in Beverly Hills.
From his upbringing in country New South Wales to the big screen of Star Wars, The Matrix and Moulin Rouge!, Nash Edgerton is not just a stunt man, he is also a director and writer with an unbridled love for a dance-off with strangers.
Who is Emma Lung, you ask? Well, she’s a better actor than George Clooney, changes accents like a jukebox and is able to play any song on the piano just by listening to it. Basically Emma is a hurricane of talent – that is if hurricanes were really good looking and didn’t destroy things. Everybody…