UK DVD RELEASE

High Fliers Films (BLAME's UK distributor) releases BLAME on DVD to rent and buy: http://www.highfliersplc.com/product/297/.

DUBLIN

BLAME screens at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival in Ireland.

More Praise for the Poster

The BLAME poster designed by Grant Sputore at The Penguin Empire is included in a new list of “20 Great Australian Film Posters”.
See the full list here.

Blame on 9

BLAME makes it's Australian free-to-air television debut on Channel 9 at 9:45 PM (all capital cities).

AIFF

BLAME screens as the opening night film at the inaugural Armadale Independent Film Festival - BLAME was shot entirely in the Armadale area, 45 minutes south of Perth, Western Australia.

BLAME Wins in Spain

BLAME is awarded “Best Feature Film” by the Young Jury at the Fancine Film Festival (Fantastic Film Festival at the University of Malaga, Spain).

DVD On Sale

Umbrella Entertainment releases the BLAME DVD in Australia.

WATSON JEFFREY NOMINATED

Meredith Watson Jeffrey is nominated for “Best Editing in a Feature Film” for BLAME at the 2011 Australian Screen Editors Awards.

St Tropez

BLAME screens at Cinema des Antipodes, Saint Tropez, France.

POSTER RECOGNISED

The BLAME poster designed by Grant Sputore at The Penguin Empire rates an Honourable Mention in the International Film Poster Competition at the Chicago International Film Festival.

If Mag Cover

BLAME scores the cover and main article in IF Magazine’s June-July 2011 edition.
Read the article.

BLAME Opens in Cinemas

BLAME opens in Australian cinemas - Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. Brisbane screenings start 23 June.

At the Movies

Margaret and David on the ABC’s “At the Movies” both give BLAME 3.5 stars. See and read their comments here.

HODGSON-KELLY IN THE WEST

BLAME Producers Ryan Hodgson and Melissa Kelly appear in the West Weekend’s “Ying and Yang”.
Read the article.

PERTH PREMIERE

Writer-Director Michael Henry, Producers Ryan Hodgson, Melissa Kelly and Michael Robinson and cast members Damian de Montemas and Ashley Zukerman join local cast and crew at the Perth red-carpet premiere of BLAME at ACE Cinemas Subiaco.
See perthnow article, video and red carpet photos

CANNES CINEPHILES

BLAME screens at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in the Cinema des Antipodes section, an official sidebar event that is part of the Cannes Cinephiles program. Producers Ryan Hodgson and Melissa Kelly attend introducing the film and participating in Q&A sessions.

CPH PIX

BLAME screens at CPH PIX in Copenhagen, Denmark (the result of the merger of the Copenhagen International Film Festival and the NatFilm Festival).

BAFICI

BLAME screens in official selection at the Buenos Aires International Film Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI) - the most prestigious celebration of independent cinema in Latin America. Producer Michael Robinson attends introducing the filmÕs three screenings.

Blame in India

BLAME screened as part of the first Australian Film Festival of India in Mumbai (23-27 March 2011).

Curtin Wins WASA

At the 24th WA Screen Awards on 19 March BLAME Sound Designer Ric Curtin won the Lotterywest Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Practitioner for his body of work in 2010, including BLAME.

BLAME to screen in Argentina and Denmark

The Buenos Aires International Film Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI) - the most prestigious celebration of independent cinema in Latin America, announced today that BLAME will screen in official competition at this year's festival (6-17 April). And the CPH PIX Film Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark (14 April-1 May) has also just confirmed BLAME for its 2011 festival programme.

Australian Film Festival

BLAME made its Sydney premiere at the Ritz Cinema on Friday 4 March as part of the Australian Film Festival. Producer Michael Robinson participated in a Q&A after the screening.

Victoria Film Festival

BLAME screened twice in official selection at the Victoria Film Festival in British Columbia, Canada.

ACS Awards Win
Torstein Dyrting ACS awards winner

BLAME DoP Torstein Dyrting won Bronze for BLAME at the Australian Cinematographers Society South Australian-Western Australian 2010 Awards in Adelaide on Saturday night. Congratulations Torstein.

Hodgson-Kelly in IF Magazine

BLAME Producers and husband and wife team Ryan Hodgson and Melissa Kelly are featured in the Take Two section of the October 2010 edition of Inside Film.
Read the article

Chicago International Film Festival

BLAME proved popular in Chicago selling out two of its three screenings at the 46th instalment of the prestigious US festival (7-21 October). Writer-Director Michael Henry and actor Damian de Montemas attended the festival and participated in Q&A sessions at the first two, sold out screenings.
View the pictures

Blame International Premiere
CIFF International Film Festival 2010 Official Selection

BLAME made a successful international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12th to a sold out and very appreciative 500+ audience at the Scotia Bank Theatre
View the pictures
Read the Hollywood Reporter review
Read the White Little Lies review
Read the Digital Journal review

Broome Big Screen

BLAME has screened in Broome as part of the National Film and Sound Archives Big Screen tour of regional Australia.
NFSA Big Screen website

Cinefestoz / wa premiere

BLAME had its Western Australian premiere in front of the state's Arts Minister John Day and other special guests at the CinefestOz Festival in Busselton.

CHICAGO SELECTION ANNOUNCED
CIFF International Film Festival 2010 Official Selection

WA Arts Minister John Day announced that BLAME has been selected to screen at the 46th Chicago International Film Festival.
Visit Festival Website

TIFF selection announced
TIFF International Film Festival 2010 Official Selection

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced that BLAME has been selected to screen in the festival's 2010 Discovery program.
Visit Festival Website

Sophie Lowe / Blame Featured in West Weekend
Sophie Lowe - West Weekend

She's young beautiful and Talented. But Sophie Lowe also has that special something that sets her apart in a crowded field. Shannon Harvey meets the girl wonder touted as the next Kate Blanchet.
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Blame World Premiere
Blame Film - World Premier Red Carpet Photo

BLAME has made its world premiere to an appreciative 500+ person capacity crowd at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
View the red carpet pictures
Read the 4 star review in The Age's Green Guide online blog