The true story of an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks.

    In cinemas 17 September 2015

    Watch the trailer


    Director: Stuart McDonald

    Cast: Shane Jacobson, Sarah Snook, Alan Tudyk, Coco Jack Gillies, Richard Davies, Dave Lawson and Frank Woodley.



    Ready For This

    Six teenagers, all elite in their field, have come to live at Arcadia House to pursue their dreams. For some it’s the opportunity of a lifetime, for others it’s a last chance.

    Monday at 6.20pm on ABC3


    On TV now

    Ready For This

    Director: Daina Reid, Tony Krawitz and Adrian Russell Wills.

    Cast: Aaron McGrath, Madeleine Madden, Liam Talty, Majeda Beatty, Leonie Whyman and Christian Byers.

    On TV


    Footballer Wants a Wife

    This parody reality show follows three young football stars on their modern-day quest for love.

    Watch on YouTube

    Footballer Wants a Wife

    Director: Jovita O’Shaugnnassey.

    Producers: Jonathon Dutton and Julian Vincent Costanzo.



    The Screen Blog

    The Screen Blog is a celebration of Australian film and TV. Here we’ll showcase some of the amazing talent, characters and stories that Australia has to offer.

    The Screen Blog

    The Screen Blog



    Busan International Film Festival 2015

    Congratulations to the four Australian films selected to screen at Busan, Korea (1 to 10 October 2015).


    The Daughter

    Director: Simon Stone

    Producers: Jan Chapman and Nicole O'Donohue.



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A record-breaking year for Australian film

Australian film has passed a significant box office milestone, surpassing the all-time box office record of $63.4 million set in 2001 and is currently at $64 million. More.

Apply now for support to attend WCSFP in Vienna, 1–4 December 2015

Screen Australia is again offering marketing support for producers to attend the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP), this year being hosted in Vienna, Austria. More.

Recipients of the second annual Skip Ahead initiative annnounced

Skip Ahead will provide the five 2015 recipients with the funding and resources required to create unique online content and engage new audiences around the world. More.

Call for Scripts: Family Film Initiative

Working with screenwriter, script editor, producer and author Joan Sauers, Screen Australia’s Family Film Initiative will fund up to three writers to develop their family film script up to a polished draft. More.

Screen Australia partners with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia on new film series

Screen Australia and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) have formed a new partnership that will see them co-present an exclusive film series set to impress lovers of the arts and further boost MCA membership benefits. More.

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