Screen Australia CEO Graeme Mason overnight unveiled the final two steps of the agency’s Gender Matters program, Better Deals and Attachments for Women, at the MIFF 37°South Market in Melbourne. Gender Matters is the $5 million plan to ensure that production funding is targeted to creative teams that are at least 50% female by the end of 2018. Gender Matters is an ambitious initiative that aims to address the gender imbalance in Australia’s screen sector.
Screen Australia is today celebrating the three feature films that have been selected to appear at the Venice Film Festival and at Venice Days. Hacksaw Ridge, Boys in the Trees and Hounds of Love were all announced overnight as part of the selection for the festival that begins on August 31.
The highly anticipated second series of the ABC hit Cleverman is going into production soon and Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, Goalpost Pictures and Screen NSW are looking for new and emerging Indigenous screen practitioners for six internships.
Screen Australia has today announced the ten unique documentaries that will share in more than $2.54 million in funding from Screen Australia’s Documentary Producer Program and the Documentary Broadcast program.
In what represents the final year in the current three-year iteration of the Enterprise program, we have committed up to $2.4 million across the Enterprise Industry and Enterprise People strands for 2016 applicants.
The provisional certificate application fee has gone up and we’ve updated our Producer Offset application forms.
The Australian Government has today revealed the 58 recipients of Screen Australia’s Gender Matters: Brilliant Stories and Brilliant Careers, marking the largest cohort of projects funded in a single day in the agency’s history.
Next month we’ll host Busan International Film Festival programmer, Dosin Pak to view new Australian films for festival preselection. Dosin will view narrative feature films for the festival’s World Cinema, Flash Forward and Midnight Passion sections.
Screen Australia and ABC are pleased to announce the five successful projects for the Long Story Short initiative. Each project will receive funding to create and produce a short-form, digital-first scripted series for audiences aged 18-35 to screen on ABC iview.
We will host Venice International Film Festival programming correspondent Paolo Bertolin in June to view upcoming Australian films that are eligible for festival preselection.
Screen Australia and the Australian Directors Guild (ADG) today announced that Brooke Goldfinch and Catriona McKenzie have been chosen as the director’s attachments on Sir Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant.
Scientific innovation, the 1987 World Motorcycle Grand Prix, ancient songlines and the world’s first jetpack are just some of the topics explored by seven documentary teams sharing in more than $1.8 million from Screen Australia’s Documentary Producer Program.
The full line-up for this year’s Sydney Film Festival has been announced, with a strong contingency of Australian films in the 2016 program.
Australia’s television talent gathered in Melbourne last night to celebrate the 58th TV WEEK Logie Awards. Known as ‘television’s night of nights,’ the evening did not disappoint as eight Screen Australia supported titles took home awards, while crowd favourite Waleed Aly won the Silver Logie before he was presented with the coveted Gold Logie.
Find out what projects and talented individuals have recently received development funding, and catch up on the latest from our development initiatives.