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Sunday, May 20th, 2018



Some of the people and looks at MBFWA 2018 from Wednesday 16 May.  

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2018 – Whyte Studio collection

Growing up in Australia, Bianca Whyte’s first success came on the motocross track. A national champion, fashion still came calling and Bianca (pictured right) originally set out to design a range of motocross clothing. Graduating in 2011, she scored a job as a design assistant for the Kardashian Kollection. Her elite eye for womenswear saw her promoted to Head Designer after one year, moving to LA to work alongside the Kardashian sisters. With greater experience, she relocated to London. Once there, Bianca decided to launch her namesake label Whyte Studio inRead More

Food Fighter – theatrical release

FOOD FIGHTER, the inspirational story of one Australian woman’s crusade against the global scandal of food waste, will be released in Event and Village Cinemas from 7 June. Ronni Kahn used to be a contributor to Australia’s annual $20 billion food waste bill when she ran a successful corporate events company producing million-dollar dinners. Then she realised the absurdity of throwing away perfectly edible food, trading capitalism for social activism by founding OzHarvest, a food rescue charity, in 2004. OzHarvest is now Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, collecting over 100Read More

Official Trailer launched for Australian film ‘Occupation’

After their small Australian country town is annihilated by an overwhelming airborne attack, a group of civilians evade capture and take refuge in the bordering forests. Avoiding detection from the invading ground troops, they set up a hidden settlement camp and soon discover the inescapable truth – they are now among the last remaining survivors of an extraterrestrial invasion engulfing the entire planet. Under the leadership and command of local football captain Matt Simmons (Dan Ewing) and ex-con Peter Bartlett (Temuera Morrison), they begin to form a ragtag guerrilla army drawnRead More

Debut single for Jemma Siles

After featuring in international DJ’s NERVO and WOLFPACK’s record ‘Like Air’ which has achieved 2 million streams on Spotify to date, Jemma Siles is on track to release her debut single D.A.M.N. on 18th May 2018. Jemma’s self-written record D.A.M.N. follows the sounds of new Taylor Swift, Tove lo and George Maple. Packed with raw emotion, an edgy pop sound and strong lead vocals, D.A.M.N. is a song about finding strength, by utilising faith rather than hate to get through a really tough time in your life. In just aRead More

Movie Trailer – Aurore

Palace Films’ newest release, AURORE, has just opened in Australian cinemas. Fifty-year-old Aurore Tabort (Agnès Jaoui, The Taste of Others), separated from her husband and newly unemployed, discovers she is to become a grandmother. She feels as if her own life has come to a standstill and is slowly being pushed away to the fringes of society. But after bumping into the great love of her youth, Totoche, (Thibault de Montalembert, Call My Agent!) something changes.  Aurore wonders if it might still be possible to embark on something new. A hugelyRead More

Isabela Moner Set to Star in Paramount Players’ DORA THE EXPLORER

Isabela Moner is set to star in the titular role in Dora the Explorer, it was announced recently by Paramount Players. Based on the long-running hit Nickelodeon animated series, the live-action theatrical feature will follow a teenage Dora – accompanied by her best friend, the monkey Boots, and her cousin Diego – on an adventure. James Bobin is set to direct from a script by Nick Stoller and Danielle Sanchez-Witzel. “We are thrilled to have found our Dora in Isabela,” said Brian Robbins, President of Paramount Players. “Dora has long been a celebrated, strong heroine in animated television, and like Dora, Isabela has anRead More

Warner Bros. Pictures Celebrates 50 Years of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Warner Bros. Pictures will debut an ‘unrestored’ 70mm print of the director’s groundbreaking science fiction epic at the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival.  Widely considered among the greatest films of the 20th century, 2001: A Space Odyssey will return to select Australian cinemas in 70mm from 24th May, 2018. Set for Saturday, May 12th, the world premiere will be held during the Cannes Classics section of the Festival, featuring an introduction by award-winning filmmaker Christopher Nolan.  The screening willRead More

Maddie’s vision gets funding boost

The Victorian Government have announced a $2.4 million grant to fund Maddie Riewoldt’s dream, a world first research centre for Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes and a co-funded International Research Fellowship opportunity with the Victorian Cancer Agency. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy confirmed support for the Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Bone Marrow Biology which will see experts from across Australia collaborate to develop a better understanding of bone marrow function. “Maddie fought so hard and now her legacy will live on inRead More

Bebe Rexha to release debut album

Chart topping singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha will release her highly anticipated debut album, Expectations, on June 22 via Warner Bros. Records. In addition to Bebe co-writing and co-producing every song on the album, Expectations is also produced by Max Martin, Ali Payami, JUSSI, Jason Evigan, Louis Bell, The Stereotypes and Hit-Boy. Those who pre-order the album will receive two tracks, Ferrari, as well as, 2 Souls On Fire (Ft. Quavo) instantly. Bebe’s current smash, Meant To Be featuring Florida Georgia Line, peaked at #1 on the Australian iTunes chart and #2Read More