23rd September 2015 "MOONLIGHT CINEMA" A MOONLIT SUMMER OF CINEMA UNDER THE STARS - Moonlight Cinema Returns
8th September 2015 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA (NBC Universal): ""THE DRESSMAKER" LIAM HEMSWORTH, JUDY DAVIS, HUGO WEAVING & SARAH SNOOK TO WALK THE RED CARPET AT THE AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE OF ""THE DRESSMAKER"
8th September 2015 Traveling Film Festival Bundaberg TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL ANCHORS IN BUNDABERG
7th September 2015 TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES TOOWOOMBA AND BUNDABERG PROGRAM
7th September 2015 "Antenna Documentary Film Festival" Antenna Documentary Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Program
3rd September 2015 "SUFF" Countdown is on!
2nd September 2015 Australian Film Critic's Association: Special sidebar in the upcoming Melbourne Underground Film Festival
2nd September 2015 Warner Bros. Pictures: "MAD MAX: FURY ROAD" MAD MAX: FURY ROAD wins FIPRESCI GRAND PRIX
28th August 2015 UNIVERSAL: A COMCAST COMPANY: "EVEREST" Australia’s Jason Clarke will be walking the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival
28th August 2015 Focus on Ability Short Film Festival: INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 'FOCUS ON ABILITY' FINALISTS SHORTLISTED!
26th August 2015 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures: "STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS" The Force Awakens Around the World
25th August 2015 UNIVERSAL: A COMCAST COMPANY: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON" PRODUCER & ORIGINAL N.W.A. MEMBER ICE CUBE and O'SHEA JACKSON JR to walk the red carpet
20th August 2015 SYDNEY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL: Sydney Underground Film Festival: FULL PROGRAM NOW ON SALE
18th August 2015 ANTENNA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL: ANTENNA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL | 13-18 OCT 2015
14th August 2015 Palace Films: "LOOKING FOR GRACE" 'LOOKING FOR GRACE' an Official Selection of Toronto Film Festival's inaugural Competition
14th August 2015 Arab Film Festival: "Arab Film Festival" ARAB FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WORLD PREMIERE FOR THE ARAB KING OF POP
13th August 2015 TROPFEST AUSTRALIA: the world's largest short film festival: Tropfest Call For Entries
9th July 2015 TM Publicity: "unINDIAN" Things Are About To Get Spicy!
26th June 2015 Paramount Pictures: "TERMINATOR GENISYS" TERMINATOR GENISYS TRANSFORMS SYDNEY’S ICONIC LUNA PARK
24th June 2015 Paramount Pictures: "TERMINATOR GENISYS" HE IS BACK: clip
19th June 2015 Paramount Pictures: "TERMINATOR GENISYS" EMILIA CLARKE INTRODUCES SARAH CONNOR
15th April 2015 Paramount Pictures Australia: "BEN-HUR" Nazanin Boniadi and actor Rodrigo Santoro of BEN-HUR visit the Vatican for the Papal Audience
17th December 2014 UNIVERSAL: A COMCAST COMPANY: "THE DRESSMAKER" First Look at The Dressmaker
16th November 2014 UNIVERSAL: A COMCAST COMPANY: "BY THE SEA" ANGELINA JOLIE WRAPS PRODUCTION ON "BY THE SEA" IN MALTA
21st October 2014 UNIVERSAL: A COMCAST COMPANY: "THE DRESSMAKER" THE DRESSMAKER
13th May 2014 UNIVERSAL: A COMCAST COMPANY: "THE DRESSMAKER" THE DRESSMAKER to open in Australia on October 1st 2015
12th February 2014 UNIVERSAL: A COMCAST COMPANY: "EVEREST" EVEREST Starts Principal Photography in Nepal
13th January 2014 Icon Film Distribution: "12 YEARS A SLAVE" 12 Years A Slave Scoops Best Motion Picture Award at 71st Annual Golden Globes
13th January 2014 Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures: "FROZEN" Disney’s "FROZEN" Wins Golden Globe® and Shatters Records
16th December 2013 MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT: "THE WIND RISES" AUSTRALIAN TRAILER AND POSTER RELEASED FOR "THE WIND RISES" - HAYAO MIYAZAKI'S FINAL MASTERPIECE
13th December 2013 ICON FILM DISTRUBTION: "12 YEARS A SLAVE" 12 YEARS A SLAVE NOMINATED FOR SEVEN AWARDS AT 71ST ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBES
4th December 2013 NIXCO ST.GEORGE OPENAIR CINEMA REVEALS 2014 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
27th November 2013 PALACE FILMS: "THE GILDED CAGE" DIRECTOR OF SMASH HIT FRENCH COMEDY "THE GILDED CAGE" TO TOUR SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE
8th November 2013 Sony Pictures: "THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2" MARC WEBB AND HANS ZIMMER FORM SUPERGROUP TO CREATE MUSIC FOR “THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN™ 2”; MEMBERS INCLUDE PHARRELL WILLIAMS, JOHNNY MARR, MICHAEL EINZIGER, AND DAVE STEWART
23rd October 2013 STUDIOCANAL DISTRIBUTION: FIRST IMAGE RELEASED FROM "THE UNTITLED CYCLING PROJECT" DIRECTED BY STEPHEN FREARS
3rd September 2013 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA (NBC Universal): "FIFTY SHADES OF GREY" DAKOTA JOHNSON CAST AS ANASTASIA STEELE
IN UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND FOCUS FEATURES’
FILM ADAPTATION OF "FIFTY SHADES OF GREY"
8th August 2013 nixco PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA (NBC nixco): "THE DRESSMAKER" KATE WINSLET AND JUDY DAVIS TO STAR IN JOCELYN MOORHOUSE’S "THE DRESSMAKER"
31st July 6013 Walt Disney Studio, Motion Pictures: "MAGICAL MOVIE MONTH" “I Am A Princess”
12th July 2013 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures: ""DISNEY'S PLANES"" Jessica Marais - Local Voice Character "DISNEY'S PLANES"
6th June 2013 ICON FILM DISTRIBUTION: "PARANOIA" FIRST TRAILER FOR PARANOIA STARRING LIAM HEMSWORTH RELEASED TODAY
29th May 2013 Paramount Pictures: "WORLD WAR Z" CITY DESTRUCTION ARTWORK
7th May 2013 Porchlight Films: Porchlight Films Announcement" TANYA PHEGAN APPOINTED AS HEAD OF TELEVISION AT PORCHLIGHT FILMS
6th May 2013, Paris STUDIOCANAL Distribution Pty Limited: "THE 100 YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED" STUDIOCANAL and DISNEY NORDIC "THE 100 YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED"
25th April 2013 STUDIO CANAL: Aardman Animations and STUDIOCANAL to partner on "SHAUN THE SHEEP"
2nd April 2013 Hoyts Distribution Pty Limited Hoyts Distribution to become STUDIOCANAL
in Australia & New Zealand
28th February 2013 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Australia: "PLANES" DANE COOK TAPPED TO VOICE DUSTY IN "DISNEY’S PLANES"
27th September 2012 Madman Entertainment "ARBITRAGE" (previously 18 October 2012)
13-26th September 2012 Madman Entertainment "REEL ANIME" –
"REEL ANIME" brings the spectacle of Japanese animation back to the big screen...
21st August 2012 Nixco THE NATALIE MILLER FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCES CLAUDIA KARVAN AS PATRON
9th August 2012 Madman Entertainment AUSTRALIAN COMEDY SAVE YOUR LEGS!" GETS RELEASE DATE AND TEASER TRAILER FOLLOWING WORLD PREMIERE
8th August 2012 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA The Australian Premiere of "THE BOURNE LEGACY" was held at the spectacular State Theatre last night (Tuesday 7th August). "THE BOURNE LEGACY" is in cinemas August 16 (in Brisbane cinemas August 15).
6th August 2012 Paramount Pictures FACEBOOK FANS DECIDE WHO SEES "PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4" FIRST WITH PARAMOUNT PICTURES' "WANT IT" FACEBOOK CAMPAIGN.
3rd August 2012 Warner Bros. Pictures ARTnews Movies would like to welcome Warner Bros. Pictures' content to the site: warnerbros.html
25th July 2012 MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT "A ROYAL AFFAIR" TAKES PRINCELY SUM AT THE BOX OFFICE In its fifth week of release, Danish film A ROYAL AFFAIR has passed $1 million at the Australian box office, currently sitting on $1,105,727. A ROYAL AFFAIR is the highest grossing Danish language film ever released in Australia, and one of only two foreign language films released locally this year to pass the $1 million mark...
30th July 2012 Warner Bros. Pictures Peter Jackson's Long-Awaited Filmed Adaptation of "THE HOBBIT" to be a Trilogy
23rd July 2012 RIALTO DISTRIBUTION
Release date of "SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED" has been moved to October 18th, 2012.
18th July 2012 MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT "STORM SURFERS 3D" - TOURING IN CINEMAS FROM 14 AUGUST, 2012
3rd July 2012 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA JEREMY RENNER and TONY GILROY head to Australia for "THE BOURNE LEGACY"
9th July 2012 Warner Bros. Pictures "HOUSE OF DARK SHADOWS" and the Sequel "NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS" to Debut on Blu-ray and DVD for the First Time October 30 from Warner Home Video.
3rd July 2012 Palace Films Bouli Lanners' "THE GIANTS" (2011) – Release Date Confirmed SYD/MELB/BRIS – November 1, 2012 Winner of Directors Fortnight at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Bouli Lanners' hilarious new film is an extraordinary ode to the idleness, adventures and fears of youth, taking its cues from Mark Twain in exploring the uncharted and misunderstood world of adolescence.
3rd July 2012 Palace Films Oliver Hermanus' "BEAUTY" (2011) – 2nd August 2012
Directed and co-written by rising talent Oliver Hermanus, "BEAUTY" is a stunningly controlled, powerful story of a middle-aged man in turmoil. The first Afrikaans-language film to ever screen at Cannes, this electrifying drama is an illuminating and indelible study in obsession and self-destruction.
3rd July 2012 Palace Films Philippe Falardeau's "MONSIEUR LAZHAR" (?Year?) – September 6, 2012
Winner of the Sydney Film Festival 2012 Audience Prize, the Academy Award-winning feature from writer-director Philippe Falardeau is a profoundly moving story about a group of young Montreal school children coming to terms with the adult world well before their time, and the inspirational teacher that transforms their lives.
28th June 2012 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA The classic romantic drama, "GREAT EXPECTATIONS" is to be released on 1st November 2012.
28th June 2012 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA The musical comedy "PITCH PERFECT" will be released on 6th December 2012.
28th June 2012 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA The stop motion CGI animation, Sam Fell & Chris Butler's "PARANORMAN" (2012)
28th June 2012 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA
17 January 2013 is the UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA release date for Joe Wright's "ANNA KARENINA". Will this be the Joe wright of the Emma Thompson wind assisted "PRIDE AND PREJUDICE" or the Joe Wright of the dreadful "ATONEMENT"?
28th June 2012 UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALASIA New release date for Carl Rinsch's action adventure "47 RONIN" is 7th February 2013.
26th June 2012 Hoyts Film Distribution
Rob Cohen's action thriller "I, ALEX CROSS" will now be released on 18 October 2012.
26th June 2012 Hoyts Film Distribution Nick Love's action drama "THE SWEENEY" will now be released on 8 November 2012.
26th June 2012 Hoyts Film Distribution Juan Antonio Bayona's drama thriller, "THE IMPOSSIBLE" remains with no release date.
6th June 2012 Palace Films Sophie Lellouche's "PARIS-MANHATTAN" (2012) – Release Date Confirmed – December 13, 2012
The eternal wisdom of Woody Allen informs "PARIS-MANHATTAN", debut writer/director Sophie Lellouche's breezy romantic comedy about a young woman whose choices in life and love are shaped by the philosophies of her favourite filmmaker.
6th June 2012 Palace Films Oliver Hermanus' "BEAUTY" (2011) – Release Date Confirmed – August 2, 2012
Directed and co-written by rising talent Oliver Hermanus, BEAUTY is a stunningly controlled, powerful story of a middle-aged man in turmoil. The first Afrikaans-language film to ever screen at Cannes, this electrifying drama is an illuminating and indelible study in obsession and self-destruction.
6th June 2012 Palace Films Paolo & Vittorio Taviani's "CAESAR MUST DIE" (2012) – New Acquisition
Winner of the Berlin Film Festival 2012 Golden Bear, the captivating new drama from legendary Italian auteurs Paolo & Vittorio Taviani follows real-life prison inmates as they rehearse for a performance of Shakespeare's classic story of honour and power, Julius Caesar.
6th June 2012 Palace Films Ursula Meier's "SISTER" (2012) – New Acquisition
Winner of the Silver Bear at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival, writer/director Ursula Meier's SISTER is a deeply affecting humanist drama of two siblings struggling to find a place in the world, and their determination to maintain self-sufficiency, no matter the cost.
6th June 2012 Palace Films SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2012 – Official Selection and Special Guests
Opening tonight, the 59th Sydney Film Festival includes the official selection of several Palace Films titles including: "BEAUTY", "MONSIEUR LAZHAR", "THE LONELIEST PLANET", "TABU" and new acquisition "CAESAR MUST DIE". International guests presenting their films at the festival include directors Miguel Gomes, Oliver Hermanus and Philippe Falardeau.
6th June 2012 Palace Films MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2012 – Official Selection
The 61st Melbourne International Film Festival has released a first glance of the festival line-up, which includes Palace Films' "MONSIEUR LAZHAR", "THE LONELIEST PLANET", "TABU" and new acquisition "SISTER". The Festival will run from August 2–19, 2012.
11th April 2011 eOne Australia: Entertainment One Heads Down Under To Acquire Australian Distributor Hopscotch
1st March 2011 Universal Pictures announced today that principal photography begins March 14 on "47 RONIN".
18th June 2010 Paramount Pictures: "BENEATH HILL 60" "BENEATH HILL 60" surpasses "KOKODA" at the Australian Box Office
3rd December 2009 (Melb.) & 5th December 2009 (Syd.) Hopscotch Films:
"BRIGHT STAR" JANE CAMPION AND JAN CHAPMAN IN CONVERSATION
23rd April 2009 Hopscotch Films: "BRIGHT STAR" JANE CAMPION’S BRIGHT STAR TO SHINE AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL