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Three Australian Films Have Been Selected for the Venice Film Festival

August 3, 2018

Three films have been selected as part of the 75th Venice International Film Festival program, which will run from 29 August to 8 September, 2018.... Continue Reading

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Jane Fonda to attend Australian premiere of Book Club

August 3, 2018

Transmission Film has announced that actress Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie, Barbarella) will attend the Australian premiere of her upcoming comedy Book Club.... Continue Reading

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Screen Australia to invest $17 Million in 23 projects including an adaption of The Dry

July 26, 2018

Screen Australia have announced they will be investing a whopping $17 million across 23 projects comprised of six films, ten television series and seven online productions. Highlights include a movie adaptation of Jane Harper’s international hit novel The Dry, to be directed by veteran filmmaker Robert Connolly.... Continue Reading

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The Krack Heads Return as the Kameras Are Set to Roll on Get Krack!n Season 2

July 25, 2018

ABC, Screen Australia and Film Victoria have announced that filming has begun on the second season of the comedy series Get Krack!n, created, written, produced by and starring Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan.... Continue Reading

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Screen Australia announces $2.9 Million in funding for 10 Documentaries

July 24, 2018

Screen Australia has announced it will be funding a total $2.9 million towards 10 Documentary Producer and Documentary Commissioned Programs. This announcement includes funding for a Black Saturday ABC feature, alongside a feature behind now retired AFL legend Adam Goodes.... Continue Reading

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Hannah and Eliza Reilly new web series Sheilas set to premiere next month

July 24, 2018

The newest web series created by sisters Hannah and Eliza Reilly (Growing Up Graceful) will be known as Sheilas, and is set to premiere later next month and the 21st of August.... Continue Reading

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Games Review: Hand of Fate 2 (Switch, 2018): A good deal more

July 20, 2018

Hand of Fate 2, the card-based role-player by Brisbane-based Defiant Development, launched on major platforms last year. Its Nintendo Switch port took a little longer to arrive, but arrive it has and, for Switch owners, it was worth the wait.

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Film Review: Her Sound, Her Story (Australia, 2018) is an eye-opening look at women in Australian music

July 16, 2018

In the nineties, The Go-Betweens’ Lindy Morrison made the documentary, Australian Women In Rock & Pop Music- Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves. Fast forward to 2018 and the film Her Sound, Her Story documents many of the same issues that are still relevant. Gender disparity in the music industry is a pervasive issue with Play Your Gender from Canada and Breaking The Mould are two other films that examine this problem. Her Sound, Her Story is ultimately a fascinating and entertaining look at these important topics and will continue the conversations while there is still the need for progress.... Continue Reading

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Oz Comic Con Brisbane and Sydney Commence Guest Announcements

July 10, 2018

As the days continue to pass we move slowly away from the wintry delight of Oz Comic Con Melbourne and look ahead to the Brisbane and Sydney events to be held in a hopefully sunshine-y spring time. And a couple of the names are local home grown talent.... Continue Reading

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Screen Australia Makes Historic Change to Story Development Guidelines

July 10, 2018

Screen Australia has announced that new development guidelines have been finalised and are now in effect, following two months of industry consultation. These guidelines will look to make funding more accessible, while supporting talent with a strong idea and concise target audience.... Continue Reading

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