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Book Week Teaser Trailer Released

'Book Week' starring SJM's Alan Dukes and Nicholas Hope has been released ahead of its national cinema release on 25 October. 

The film follows a cantankerous English teacher and disgraced author who must show he’s a changed man if his latest manuscript is to be published. But what promises to be the best week of his life professionally, spirals into seven days of hell personally.

Watch the trailer below.

Andre de Vanny impresses in LA

SJM's Andre de Vanny is currently showing 'Swansong' in Los Angeles.

Reviews have called it "...an extraordinary performer in a powerful play... Physically, vocally, and emotionally, de Vanny will mesmerize you with his outrageous talent and verisimilitude."

"Occi is an eternal optimist," says de Vanny. "We all know people who have hope even in the most dire situations. This is a timeless, relevant story. Prejudice and mental illness are unfortunately still prevalent in society today. This play speaks to those issues here and now. It shines a light on people who slip through the cracks, those who are outcast and forgotten."

'Swansong' opened 18 Aug and runs until 7 Oct. Read about it HERE.

Andre de Vanny impresses in LA

Mr. Inbetween: FX's first Australian crime series

A new Australian drama – the first produced in this country by FX - has released it's new trailer.

The six-parter plunges viewers into the world of professional hitman Ray Shoesmith – a character who may already be familiar to some, as he was front and centre of the 2006 film 'The Magician'.

Starring in the series will be SJM's Firass Dirani, Jessica Wren and Dorian Nkono. Watch the trailer below.

 

Marlo Kelly To Star In USA Pilot 'Dare Me'

SJM's Marlo Kelly will be starring in upcoming USA network pilot DARE ME. Marlo will play Beth Cassidy, a perfect pixie cheerleader on the outside, but on the inside a rebel who knows no limits.

Peter Berg and Michael Lombardo of Film 44 executive produce along with Sarah Condon and Karen Rosenfelt.

Read about it here on DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD.

Marlo Kelly To Star In USA Pilot 'Dare Me'

'Chasing Comets' in cinemas soon!

Directed by SJM’s Jason Perini, CHASING COMETS is opening in cinemas nationally 23rd August.

Written by ex NRL player Jason Stevens and boasting a great cast. This Aussie feature film is set in country town Wagga where the locals are divided over their loyalty for rival football codes, AFL and NRL. Check out the trailer and don’t miss it!

Watch the trailer HERE.

'Chasing Comets' in cinemas soon!

Luke McKenzie stars in new 'The Flip Side' trailer

The trailer for upcoming feature film 'The Flip Side' starring SJM's Luke McKenzie alongside Eddie Izzard and Emily Taheny is now out.

The film opens in cinemas the end of August this year, and is billed as a film about the intricacies of relationships, ambition and love when mixed with a bloody good shiraz.

 

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Sarah Aubrey

Sarah Aubrey is one of Australia’s top voice actors. A NIDA graduate and best actress at Tropfest winner she is the voice of Australia’s number one television network Channel 7, ...

Sean Barker

Sean Barker has been a professional actor for 20 years. He's been in demand as a voice artist for most of that time too. Sean's voice is warm, likeable and trustworthy and he brings ...

Anni Finsterer

Anni Finsterer is an experienced actor having worked in film, television and theatre for over 30 years. She has most recently been seen in television series Secret City for Foxtel and Glitch for the ABC, and the feature film Teenage Kicks which premiered to critical acclaim at the 2016 Sydney Film Festival. Previous TV credits include 3 Acts of MurderAll Saints and Love My Way and film credits include Sleeping BeautyJohnny GhostThe Boys are Back and Prime Mover. She has trod the boards with all the major theatre companies including STC, Belvoir, Ensemble, Bell Shakespeare and Griffin Theatre Company.

Grant Lyndon

Grant Lyndon began his voice career at the age of 14. He is also a trained actor, presenter, musician and writer, and a very proud father of four.

Grant's versatility has allowed him to work across many platforms from TV and radio promo, advertising, corporate and IVR to animation and narration in both television and film. It's Grant's ability to add just the right feel and personality to a read that keeps him busy as one of Australia's most in demand voice artists.

Grant also works as a voice coach to both newcomers and seasoned voice artists. Have a listen to his demos below to hear what he can bring to your work.

Samantha Young

Samantha Young is an Actor, Director, Voiceover Artist and MC who graduated from NIDA BDA (Acting) in 2007 and MFA (Directing) in 2014. As a Voiceover Artist, Samantha has voiced campaigns for ABC Radio National, Darwin Festival, Northern Territory Government, Hot 100 Darwin and Sprout Creative. As a Corporate MC, Samantha has hosted functions for state and federal government, Medicare, The Young Achiever Awards, and National and International conferences. She has performed on stage with Sport for Jove, The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Belvoir, STC, Rocksurfers, Melbourne Festival, Adelaide Fringe and Darwin Festival, and has been seen on screen for the ABC, Stan Network and Starz Network.

Samantha's voice has a very unique, husky quality to it and she is equally great with straight, retail, corporate and comedic reads.

Darren Sabadina

Darren Sabadina graduated from NIDA in 2009, having performed in Women Beware WomenThe KitchenFace to FaceMeasure for MeasureSummer Folk and the feature film, Jimmy Tennison. He played the role of 'Damian' in Brendan Cowell's Ruben Guthrie at La Boite Theatre in Brisbane, directed by David Berthold, and starred in the short film The Good Neighbour which was highly successful on the festival circuit. Recent plays he has performed in include The Last ShiftThe Heidi Chronicles and The Summer of Lee. Darren has worked in Radio, as a presenter for the V8 Supercars and on numerous big scale commericals including Cricket Australia, Cricket England, Pepsi Max, Doritos, Sharp TV and TAB.