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June, 2018

 

World Premiere of Australian Film “Occupation”

Highly anticipated Australian sci-fi action film, OCCUPATION, will have its World Premiere at Sydney’s Ritz Cinema on Tuesday July 10, ahead of its Australian release in cinemas on July 12th 2018 and New Zealand on July 26th 2018. Following on from sold-out advance screenings in Brisbane, Melbourne and the Gold Coast, it’s Sydney’s turn to get in on the action with tickets also available for the public to purchase. The premiere promises to be a spectacle with the film’s stellar cast in attendance, including Dan Ewing (Home and Away), Temuera Morrison (Once Were Warriors, StarRead More


$10,000 Comedy Competition: insurance company serious about laughs

1Cover Travel insurance is running an exciting comedy competition called ‘The One Thing’. There is a huge first prize of $10,000 to the entry deemed ‘funniest’ by an expert comedy panel. Two runners up will receive $1,500 each. Anyone who fancies themselves a comedian can upload a short video (2 minutes max) on the website theonething.tv answering the question “What’s the one thing you shouldn’t do on your holiday?” The response can be anything from a one liner, a sketch, some storytelling, a slapstick silent film or even a song. Contestants can enter solo, with a partner, or with a team. All theRead More


THE AMITY AFFLICTION RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM

Roadrunner Records band The Amity Affliction have unveiled details of their widely anticipated new album Misery which arrives worldwide Friday, August 24th.  Written and co-directed by the band’s own Joel Birch, the official video for first single Ivy (Doomsday) marks the first chapter of a three-part short film chronicling a dark tale of three friends and their quest for vengeance. Additional chapters will be unveiled in the weeks to come – for regular updates, please visit www.theamityaffliction.net The Amity Affliction will celebrate Misery with an epic tour schedule, beginning with a NorthRead More


Katy Perry Australian Tour 2018

Katy Perry’s WITNESS: The Tour, presented by Myer, commences its Australian leg in Perth in just 5 weeks and final tickets for all Australian shows are on sale now! This critically acclaimed tour, which has been travelling the world since September 2017, is a dazzling spectacular rivalling Katy’s 2014/2015 Prismatic Tour, which was a global phenomenon! Ahead of the Australian leg of WITNESS: The Tour, Paul Dainty A.M., President and CEO of TEG Dainty has announced two very special guests.  Australian singer songwriter Starley will open for Katy in Perth,Read More


New trailer for Two Is A Family

Samuel (the irrepressible Omar Sy, The Intouchables) enjoys an A-list, hedonistic lifestyle on the sun-drenched beaches of the Côte d’Azur. Life is good, until the day former lover Kristin (Clémence Poésy) arrives out of nowhere and deposits the fruits of their tryst – an infant daughter, Gloria – in his care. Incapable of looking after a baby, Samuel rushes to the UK in an attempt to return the child to her mother, without any luck, and is forced to bringing up the daughter he never knew he wanted, but soon realises he cannot liveRead More


Adelaide Film Festival launches nationwide poll for top 3 Australian films of all time

The voting lines open in a call to the nation to find the top 3 Australian feature films – fiction and documentary – of all time.  The audience-curated feature films #YOUMUSTSEE will screen at the Adelaide Film Festival in October in a celebration of Australian cinema. The #YOUMUSTSEE campaign calls on audiences to celebrate, honour and acknowledge their favourite Australian screen stories and supports the current #MakeitAustralian campaign which throws the light on building a sustainable national screen industry. One of the five ‘faces’ of the 2018 Festival campaign, South Australian actress Natasha Wanganeen, has RabbitRead More


New video for Merpire

Melbourne-via-Sydney artist Merpire has unveiled a breathtaking live video of ‘Invitation’ in a stripped-back acoustic take of the epic new single. Filmed at Northcote’s Tamale Studios in front of a transfixed audience and roaring fire, the video shows off Merpire’s raw talent and offers an exciting glimpse of her mesmerising live show, that she’ll be taking on the road this winter in support of her new EP Endless Chatter out on Friday 22 June. In a recent Amrap x Tonedeaf guest selector series, Steph Liong of Sydney’s radio 2SER handpicked the single toRead More


WONDER WOMAN 1984

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah. Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ follow up to the Super Hero’s first outing, last summer’s record-breaking “Wonder Woman,” which took in $822 million at the worldwide box office. “Wonder Woman 1984” will also be helmed by acclaimed director Patty Jenkins, and star Gal Gadot in the title role. As previously announced, the film also stars Kristen Wiig in the role of the Super-Villain The Cheetah, as wellRead More


Hollywood Stars To Judge 10th Anniversary Heath Ledger Scholarship

Australians in Film, a non-profit screen foundation that brings together the Australian and global entertainment industries, today revealed eight revered judges set to decide the 2018 Heath Ledger Scholarship, which this year is being presented by leading Australian winery Bird in Hand.  Celebrating its 10thanniversary, the scholarship prize offers invaluable assistance for an emerging Australian actor attempting to break into Hollywood or train internationally. The official judges for #HLS10 are Rose Byrne (Peter Rabbit, Bridesmaids, X-Men: First Class, Two Hands); Academy Award-winning actor, writer and producer Matt Damon (The Martian,Read More


WWE SUPER SHOW-DOWN LIVE AT THE MCG

In partnership with TEG Dainty, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) will return to Australia with WWE Super Show-Down, a historic event taking place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Saturday, October 6, 2018, featuring the largest roster of WWE Superstars and Legends ever to appear in the country. Tickets for WWE Super Show-Down will go on sale Thursday, June 28 at 10 am AEST via ticketek.com.au. An exclusive Telstra Thanks pre-sale for customers starts this Friday, June 22 at 12noon AEST and is open until Tuesday, June 26 at 10pmRead More