Media releases - 2015

Thursday 27 August
Screen Australia partners with the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia on new film series (27 August – 17 September)

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Wednesday 26 August
Calling all up-and-coming screenwriters

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Thursday 20 August
Investing in potential: Screen Australia aims to boost cinema success through marketing support for Australian films

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Friday 14 August
Looking For Grace selected for prestigious new Platform program at the Toronto International Film Festival 2015

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Thursday 13 August
Nora Niasari announced as TV director’s attachment on Matchbox Pictures production Secret City

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Wednesday 12 August
Bogan Entertainment Solutions selects eight Australians for local animation talent development initiative

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Wednesday 12 August
iview and you: The lowdown

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Wednesday 12 August
Hear from global drama consultant, John Yorke

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Friday 7 August
Industry Alert: Animated kids content creators: Apply now for the Asian Animation Summit

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Wednesday 5 August
FremantleMedia Australia names global drama executive John Yorke as Blue Sky Drama Initiative script mentor

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Tuesday 4 August
China co-pro film The Nest, comedy sequel A Few Less Men, and new TV series Wanted, starring Rebecca Gibney, to be funded by Screen Australia

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Thursday 30 July
Screen Australia funds new Talent Development opportunities for filmmakers

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Thursday 30 July
Navigating new terrain for Australian feature films

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Wednesday 29 July
Australian talent dominates in 40th Toronto International Film Festival 2015

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Wednesday 29 July
Looking for Grace selected in official competition for Venice International Film Festival

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Friday 24 July
Three Australian titles selected for Venice Days and Venice Critics’ Week (Venice International Film Festival, September 2015)

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Wednesday 22 July
Hot Shops workshop sizzles

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Tuesday 21 July
Industry Alert: Director’s attachment announced as Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge

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Tuesday 21 July
Screen Australia announces development funding for 23 new film and TV projects

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Wednesday 15 July
Australia at MIPCOM 2015

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Wednesday 8 July
Pride in Australian Film

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Wednesday 8 July
Convicts, footballers, drag queens, dance therapy and Japanese detectives: a typically atypical Multiplatform Drama slate

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Wednesday 1 July
Industry Alert: Screen Australia introduces new guidelines - flexible, simpler and allowing for faster decisions

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Wednesday 1 July
Screen Australia hands back the rights of over 1200 Australian screen projects to filmmakers

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Tuesday 30 June
Julietta Boscolo announced as TV director’s attachment on Playmaker Media’s Love Child

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Tuesday 30 June
Industry Alert: Busan International Film Festival programmer to review Australian films

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Wednesday 24 June
Foot in the door: Fresh Blood’s rising stars

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Wednesday 24 June
The Divorce boasts stellar cast

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Monday 22 June
Screen Australia seeks ambitious and innovative ideas for streamlined Enterprise program

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Tuesday 16 June
True crime, provocative politicians & aircraft adventures: Screen Australia invests $4.4 million in 16 new documentaries

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Wednesday 10 June
Six new Hot Shots greenlit to make short film projects

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Wednesday 10 June
Werner Film Productions’ The Story Lab now seeking submissions

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Tuesday 9 June
Industry Alert: Applications open for Producers Lab Toronto 2015

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Wednesday 3 June
Partisan campaign hits one million views

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Wednesday 3 June
Maya the Bee continues its world domination

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Monday 1 June
Industry Alert: Venice Film Festival representative visits Australia

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Thursday 28 May
Screen Australia to sell Lindfield Studios site

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Wednesday 27 May
Industry Alert: New statistics on Australian women working in film

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Wednesday 27 May
Apply now!

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Wednesday 27 May
Cinematic TV in the spotlight

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Wednesday 27 May
Catching Milat a ratings success

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Monday 25 May
Industry Alert: Deadline extension: Sunny Side of the Doc Australian producer directory

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Wednesday 20 May
Screen Australia team's postcard from Cannes

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Wednesday 20 May
Industry Alert: Louise Gough joins Screen Australia as Development Executive

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Tuesday 19 May
Industry Alert: Apply any time for Screen Australia’s Documentary Broadcast program

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Wednesday 13 May
Simon Baker back in Australia to make Tim Winton’s Breath

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Wednesday 13 May
‘Skip Ahead’ again with Screen Australia and YouTube

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Tuesday 12 May
Screen Australia’s new Documentary Producer program will fund the intimate story of Brett Whiteley

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Monday 11 May
New documentary initiative helps Indigenous filmmakers shine

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Monday 4 May
Indigenous filmmakers strengthen the screen industry

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Wednesday 29 April
Industry Alert: Call out for ADG director’s attachment on Playmaker Media’s Love Child

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Wednesday 22 April
Australians return from Hollywood to develop local projects

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Tuesday 21 April
Industry Alert: Are you attending Sunny Side of the Doc?

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Thursday 16 April
Australian screen delegation heading to China sets a new record

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Wednesday 15 April
FremantleMedia Australia calls for applications for their ground-breaking Blue Sky Drama Initiative

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Friday 3 April
More Fresh Blood Coming to ABC iview.

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Friday 20 March
Industry Alert: Stories Valued – ‘Horses for courses’ in backing Australian films

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Wednesday 18 March
Three Australian films invited to Hot Docs

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Wednesday 18 March
Screen Australia’s new Documentary Broadcast program delivers $2.7 million to six documentaries

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Tuesday 17 March
Industry Alert: VOD - Where's the audience? And the money?

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Friday 13 March
Screen Internship recipient secures placement with WildBear Entertainment

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Friday 13 March
Seven edgy stories supported through Screen Australia’s Multiplatform Drama program

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Friday 13 March
Industry Alert: Toronto International Film Festival selector will visit Australia in April

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Tuesday 10 March
Industry Alert: 5th Australia-China Film Industry Forum, 20 April 2015, Beijing, China

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Thursday 5 March
Working locally to produce globally – The first recipients of Screen Australia’s Enterprise Industry: Growth and Stories program

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Thursday 26 February
Industry Alert: Are you heading to the Cannes Film Market this year?

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Tuesday 24 February
Calling all Hot Shots

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Monday 23 February
Industry Alert: Australia at MIPTV 2015

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Wednesday 18 February
Industry Alert: Film Lab: How might a film better meet an audience?

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Wednesday 11 February
Four Australian screen projects heading to SXSW

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Friday 6 February
Industry Alert: Call out for Australians attending Asian Side of the Doc, Xiamen, China

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Tuesday 3 February
Industry Alert: In discussion with TIFF documentary programmer Thom Powers

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Friday 30 January
Christopher Stollery announced as first TV director’s attachment on Playmaker Media’s House Husbands

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Wednesday 21 January
Four Australian films to screen at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam

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Tuesday 20 January
Industry Alert: Updated Directory of International Sales Agents available

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Friday 16 January
Life world premiere at Berlin International Film Festival

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