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Alice Englert’s BAD BEHAVIOUR to Debut at Sydney Film Festival

Alice Englert has spoken to Spectrum on her journey as a filmmaker, and her film BAD BEHAVIOUR. Read the article here 
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BANANALAND – A New Musical Directed by Simon Phillips

BANANALAND – A New Comedy Musical Directed by Simon Phillips

Take a look behind the scenes at BANANALAND, a new musical comedy directed by Simon Phillips. Running at Brisbane Festival 16 Sept – 1 Oct, grab your tickets here 
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Wesley Enoch Awarded Patrick White Playwrights Fellowship

Wesley Enoch has been announced as the 2023 recipient of the Patrick White Playwrights Fellowship. Read the announcement in full via the Sydney Morning Herald here.   
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SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER directed by Shaun Rennie

Four stars for SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, directed by Shaun Rennie “his staging of the climactic scene is pitch-perfect, ensuring it grips us to the last” Read the review here.    
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YEAR OF Official Trailer

YEAR OF Official Trailer

Check out the trailer for the Stan original series YEAR OF. Episodes directed by Taylor Ferguson and shot by Alex Cardy. YEAR OF premieres June 9 on Stan, you can read more about the series here.
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Nominees | 2023 Green Room Awards

Congratulations to all HLA Clients nominated for Green Room Awards this year. OUTSTADNING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE: OA Chorus for IL MAGO DI OZ, directed by Con Costi OUT STANDING SET DESIGN: Marg Horwell for THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN: Marg Horwell for THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
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WE WERE ONCE KIDS | Sydney Screening

Eddie Martin’s documentary WE WERE ONCE KIDS will screen at the Golden Age Cinema and Bar in June. Purchase your tickets here   
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POOR THINGS Teaser Trailer

POOR THINGS Teaser Trailer

Check out the teaser for POOR THINGS, written by Tony McNamara.   Coming soon.
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Jane Campion, Rachel Ward, Alice Englert & more at Sydney Film Festival 2023

HLA filmmakers are being celebrated at this year’s Sydney Film Festival. The program features Jane Campion – Her Way, a retrospective showcasing nine feature and five short films from the accomplished career of Jane Campion. Jane will also appear in conversation with David Stratton. Rachel Ward’s documentary RACHEL’S FARM will also have its Australian premiere, and Rachel will speak to her process making the documentary at a Meet the Filmmakers event. Alice Englert’s debut feature film BAD BEHAVIOUR will screen at ...
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Suzie Miller Interview – Stage Whispers

From Tiny Stables Stage to London and Now Broadway | Stage Whispers In a recent interview with Stage Whispers, Suzie Miller shares about her life and career so far.
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Suzie Miller’s PRIMA FACIE nominated for four Tony Awards!

Suzie Miller’s PRIMA FACIE has been nominated for four Tony Awards, including Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for Jodie Comer. Other categories include Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design. Jodie Comer shares her thoughts on the nomination here.
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First Look: POOR THINGS

Here’s a first look at POOR THINGS, written by Tony McNamara. The film, starring Emma Stone and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos is in cinemas Septemer 8.
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NORTH SHORE: Official Trailer

Check out the official trailer for NORTH SHORE. A brand new six-part drama series directed by Gregor Jordan. Premiering May 10 on Channel 10.  
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JANE CAMPION – HER WAY: A Retrospective

Just announced! JANE CAMPION – HER WAY See a retrospective of films by pioneering filmmaker Jane Campion at the 70th Sydney Film Festival.
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HLA Client Films Named in Hollywood Reporter’s 50 Best Films of the 21st Century

Three films by HLA clients have been named in the Hollywood Reporter’s 50 Best Movies of the 21st Century. Jane Campion’s BRIGHT STAR and THE POWER OF THE DOG hit #47 and #15 respectively, with  Tony McNamara’s THE FAVOURITE coming in at #35. Read more about these iconic films via this link.
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RACHEL’S FARM to Screen at Sydney Film Festival 2023

Rachel Ward’s uplifting documentary RACHEL’S FARM will screen at Sydney Film Festival. Read more via the SFF website.  Stay tuned for announcements on session times!  
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Stephen Page & Jenny Brockie on WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE

New season of WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE featuring HLA’s Jenny Brockie and Stephen Page premieres Tuesday 2 May at 7.30pm on SBS and SBS On Demand. Check out the trailer below.
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Trailer: TOTALLY COMPLETELY FINE

The trailer has dropped for Gretel Vella’s original series TOTALLY COMPLETELY FINE. Written and created by Gretel, the show also features writing from Emme Hoy. It streams on STAN from April 20th.
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Review: TURN UP THE VOLUME

TURN UP THE VOLUME, a new young adult series for ABC ME,  Matchbox Pictures and Film Camp has been given 4 stars in the Sydney Morning Herald. The show features episodes written by Dannika Horvat and directed by Jessie Oldfield + Adam Murfet.  Read the full review here.  TURN UP THE VOLUME  is on ABC ME from Friday, March 24, 6pm and iview (all 10 episodes).
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Review: MELBOURNE, CHEREMUSHKI

The Age gives four stars to MELBOURNE, CHEREMUSHKI. Director Constantine Costi has reimagined Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich’s 1958 Opera about the housing crisis in Moscow in 2020s Melbourne. Read the full article here. 
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Review: IN OUR BLOOD

Read the 4.5 star review for IN OUR BLOOD, a new drama series directed by John Sheedy. The 4 part drama from Hoodlum is set against the backdrop of the early HIV / AIDS epidemic in Sydney -and the corridors of Canberra- from 1983. In Our Blood | TV Tonight  
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CANCIÓN DEL PRIMER DESEO by Andrew Bovell

Andrew Bovell’s new work CANCIÓN DEL PRIMER DESEO opens in Madrid on April 27. Check out the website here for more information and tickets.
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ARETHA: A Love Letter to the Queen of Soul

ARETHA is coming to the Sydney Opera House this June. Directed and narrated by Jada Alberts, ARETHA is a powerful memoir, live on stage, that celebrates the life and music of one of the greatest voices in history. On for two nights only – June 17 & 18 2023. Read more and grab your tickets here!
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MONOLITH Trailer

Check out the trailer for Matt Vesely’s feature film, MONOLITH. Screening at SXSW 2023! Read more about the SXSW screenings here.
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