Interview: Aileen Beale on the response to ABC’s Easybeats mini-series Friday on My Mind

December 3, 2017

Tonight will see the second part of the ABC mini-series Friday on My Mind air on TV. Following the first part airing last week, we caught up with actress Aileen Beale, who plays George Young’s mother in the series, to talk about it and the show’s reception.... Continue Reading

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Ioan Gruffudd crime series Harrow begins production in Brisbane

August 9, 2017

Announced recently by the ABC, crime series Harrow which will be led by Amazing Grace actor Ioan Gruffudd has commenced filming in South East Queensland. And as the production rolls out on the ten-part series, details regarding the extended cast and the production schedule have surfaced. Promising a gritty and dramatic program imbued by endless talent.... Continue Reading

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ABC, Screen Australia and Mardi Gras announce brand new documentary initiative for LGBTQI filmmakers

June 27, 2017

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Screen Australia and ABC TV Arts have announced Love Bites, a brand new documentary initiative for LGBTQI filmmakers.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Hugo Weaving talks about ABC’s Seven Types of Ambiguity, V For Vendetta and Kicking John Wick’s Ass

June 9, 2017

One of Australia’s top leading film and TV actors, Hugo Weaving is not a name you forget. With so much versatility and strength in every role he takes on, it’s hardly surprising he is a household name throughout the world. From his 1994 role as Tick (or Mitzi if you prefer) in Priscilla Queen of The Desert to his global break-out in The Wachowski’s The Matrix Trilogy,  V for Vendetta, The Lord of The Rings, Captain America The First Avenger and the list goes on, he’s been involved in his fair share of big screen blockbusters. But now, Weaving has returned to doing what he loves: small-scale Australian roles that are absolutely huge on character, development and big on heart with ABC’s Seven Types of Ambiguity, based on the book by Elliot Perlman.... Continue Reading

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ABC’s The Doctor Blake Mysteries is set to say goodbye with a telemovie

March 6, 2017

Development is underway between the ABC and December Media on a Doctor Blake Mysteries telemovie, that will serve as a finale and mark the end of the series.... Continue Reading

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DVD Review: Rosehaven Series One (Australia, 2016) is a funny comedy misadventure about two unlikely friends

December 29, 2016

Rosehaven is a comedy show that finds the funny in lots of things. It’s a fish-out-of-water comedy, a buddy comedy and a sitcom set in rural Australia. This eight-part series debuted on the ABC in 2016 and it was a hit with audiences. This is because it’s a funny show about two rather unlikely friends and their lives in the fictional town of Rosehaven.... Continue Reading

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Janet King has begun production on its third season

November 9, 2016

The third series of ABC drama Janet King goes into production this week, with Marta Dusseldorp reprising her role as the titular character.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Adele Perovic talks series two of ABC TV’s The Code, amazing normality and what makes her tick

October 24, 2016

Aussie actress Adele Perovic stars in the political thriller series from ABC, The Code and since showing her true acting grit in the first series, returns for a second.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Gus Worland of ABC’s Man Up talks about what it should mean to be a real man & best mate Hugh Jackman

October 19, 2016

Australian television and radio personality Gus Worland is perhaps best known for his series of reality television programs for Foxtel (An Aussie Goes Barmy, An Aussie Goes Bolly and An Aussie Goes Calypso). In 2009, he took up the role of co-host of Triple M’s breakfast show in Sydney.... Continue Reading

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Indigenous AFL comedy The Warriors to hit ABC next year

October 12, 2016

ABC TV, Screen Australia and Film Victoria have announced that filming has commenced in Melbourne on The Warriors , a provocative new Indigenous comedy drama series.... Continue Reading

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