Media releases - 2014

Friday 28 November
Industry Alert: Screen Australia cuts red tape

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Friday 28 November
Industry Alert: Justin Donoghue joins as Development Executive

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Wednesday 26 November
Screen Australia supports remarkable stories inspired by Aussie events, books and icons

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Thursday 20 November
Industry Alert: Screen Australia scoops SAFC CEO as Head of new Business and Audience Department

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Wednesday 19 November
First ADG director’s attachment for TV drama announced with Playmaker’s House Husbands

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Monday 17 November
Australian audiences demand more in an on-demand world

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Friday 14 November
Support announced for eight compelling documentaries as new funding programs finalised

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Thursday 13 November
New record for drama production with a boost from Hollywood

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Monday 10 November
Industry Alert: Travel support to attend 2015 European Film Market in Berlin

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Tuesday 21 October
Making stories with the world just got easier

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Tuesday 14 October
Screen Australia supports the development of 17 projects and four emerging filmmakers

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Monday 13 October
Five Australian documentaries selected to screen at IDFA

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Wednesday 1 October
Australia and Korea get closer behind the scenes

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Wednesday 1 October
Rolf de Heer’s Charlie’s Country is the Australian entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards®

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Wednesday 24 September
Industry Alert: Director’s Attachment announced as Matthew Saville’s A Month of Sundays

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Tuesday 23 September
Industry Alert: Australians at World Congress of Science and Factual Producers 2014

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Friday 19 September
Documentary guidelines to benefit content creators and broadcasters

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Monday 8 September
Industry Alert: Berlin selector visits Australia

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Friday 5 September
Laughter, tears and fears - Screen Australia supports a range of original stories

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Friday 22 August
Industry Alert: Applications for support to attend WCSFP Hong Kong now open

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Thursday 21 August
South Australians selected for Producers Lab Toronto

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Wednesday 20 August
Seven Australian films now bound for Toronto International Film Festival

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Friday 15 August
Industry Alert: Call out for Screen Australia’s revamped Hot Shots shorts program

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Wednesday 13 August
Four more Australian films set for the Toronto International Film Festival

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Friday 8 August
Director’s attachment on Neil Armfield’s Holding the Man announced

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Wednesday 6 August
Spies, thrills and Blinky Bill: Screen Australia funding supports another 12 great stories that matter

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Tuesday 5 August
Industry Alert: Invitation: Screen Australia new directions briefing

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Friday 1 August
Industry Alert: Calling producers of animation for children

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Thursday 31 July
Industry Alert: Cannes Directors’ Fortnight Selector to visit Australia in August

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Thursday 31 July
Enterprise call-out!

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Wednesday 30 July
Nine documentaries funded and Screen Australia consults further on new guidelines

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Thursday 24 July
Industry Alert: Screen Australia: Next steps

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Tuesday 22 July
Screen Australia backs ‘international’ features slate

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Wednesday 16 July
Industry Alert: Everything you ever wanted to know about International Sales but were afraid to ask

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Monday 30 June
How would you spend your final hours on earth?... ‘The Countdown’ has begun

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Thursday 26 June
Game over … but the real fun is yet to come

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Wednesday 25 June
Industry Alert: Call for applications: Producers Lab Toronto, 3–6 September 2014

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Friday 20 June
Six shorts to be supported

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Friday 20 June
Industry Alert: Busan Film Festival selector to visit Australia in July

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Wednesday 18 June
Industry Alert: New Head of Indigenous at Screen Australia

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Wednesday 18 June
Industry Alert: Australians head to Sunny Side of the Doc

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Monday 16 June
Industry Alert: Screen Australia releases draft documentary program guidelines

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Tuesday 10 June
Industry Alert: Screen Australia supports video-on-demand (VOD) stream of Fell

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Friday 6 June
Screen Australia invests over $3.8 million in 13 new documentaries

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Wednesday 4 June
Industry Alert: Screen Australia and Sydney Film Festival announce filmmaker masterclass

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Friday 30 May
Screen Australia invests in 12 diverse projects across film, television and multiplatform

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Wednesday 28 May
Industry Alert: First film for 2014 for Director’s Attachment Scheme announced as Neil Armfield’s Holding the Man

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Friday 23 May
Industry Alert: Screen Australia and Sydney Film Festival announce special industry workshop event

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Thursday 22 May
Industry Alert: Three Australian producers selected for prestigious international placements. Could you be next?

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Tuesday 20 May
Industry Alert: Venice Film Festival selector to visit Australia

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Wednesday 14 May
Industry Alert: Screen Australia games programs discontinued

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Monday 12 May
Industry Alert: People, stories and growth

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Monday 5 May
Industry Alert: Screen Australia presents a multiplatform documentary seminar with Lance Weiler

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Thursday 1 May
Screen Australia announces funding for seven one-off documentaries

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Wednesday 23 April
Screen Australia invests in five international documentaries

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Wednesday 23 April
Industry Alert: Are you attending Sunny Side of the Doc?

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Tuesday 22 April
Australian apocalyptic thriller to premiere at Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes

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Thursday 17 April
Two Australian films to premiere at Festival de Cannes

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Friday 11 April
Debut and second-time filmmakers the focus of Screen Australia development funds

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Thursday 10 April
Industry Alert: Australian guide to Cannes 2014 released

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Tuesday 8 April
Industry Alert: Cannes Market registration reminder

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Friday 28 March
Screen Australia Chair to step down at end of term

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Friday 28 March
Five new feature projects add to a diverse Screen Australia line-up

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Tuesday 25 March
Industry Alert: Toronto Film Festival Programmer to visit Australia

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Monday 24 March
Creative teams selected to Skip Ahead with Screen Australia and YouTube

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Friday 21 March
Hot Docs 2014 selects five Australian documentaries

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Tuesday 18 March
Industry Alert: Emerging producers: Is London calling? Could you be going to San Francisco?

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Monday 17 March
Screen Australia announces investment in three documentary projects

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Tuesday 11 March
Recipients of the 2014 Feature Enterprise program announced

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Thursday 6 March
Industry Alert: Applications open 24/7 for Games Production program

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Tuesday 4 March
Screen Australia CEO focuses on documentary ‘stories that matter’

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Wednesday 26 February
Industry Alert: Cannes Film Market travel grants 2014

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Friday 14 February
Enterprise Asia 2014: Factual focus for Australian screen delegation headed to China

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Friday 14 February
Fresh blood finds new comedic talent

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Wednesday 5 February
Industry Alert: Call out for Australians attending Asian Side of the Doc

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Wednesday 5 February
Screen Australia launches short film marketing guide

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Friday 31 January
Four Australian films selected to screen at SXSW

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Tuesday 28 January
Australian film success at Sundance Film Festival

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Tuesday 21 January
Hoodlum thriller the first recipient of High-end Television Development program

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Monday 20 January
Six Hot Shot teams get their short films greenlit

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Friday 17 January
Local screen stories demonstrate breadth of industry talent

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Friday 17 January
Australian films selected for Berlin and Rotterdam

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Monday 13 January
Iconic Australian classic The Castle returns to the BIG screen this Australia Day

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