Tag Archives: SBS

Interview: Australian Documentary Star David Elliot-Jones on trying out Insta-Fame for his film Big In Japan

Directed by Lachlan McLeod and edited by Louis Dai, Big in Japan tells the story of David Elliot-Jones, a bigger than average Joe. Or was that just an average Joe? David isn’t anyone special, like you and I, he dreams of having his work seen, being heard, being noticed… but if it doesn’t happen, we shrug and get back to working retail or flipping burgers for a living. At least, that’s what I do.... Continue Reading

Wintergarden Pictures receives Create NSW funding and SBS Deal for its first project

New Australian independent film company Wintergarden Pictures has secured a selection as one of six filmmaking teams chosen to create fully funded short films that will air on broadcaster SBS’s coverage of the 40th anniversary celebration of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival, taking place in 2018.... Continue Reading

SBS reveals the program for their new free-to-air channel VICELAND, launching in November

The SBS network have revealed some exciting news as a new channel, SBS VICELAND will be installed on free-to-air TV next month on November 15th. The channel will be broadcasting programs, particularly aimed towards younger audiences, broadening their scope on the cultural diversity of the world through unique content they can either watch on TV or stream online.... Continue Reading

Win a DVD copy of the highly acclaimed Icelandic TV series Trapped

Currently airing on SBS to rave reviews, Trapped is an Icelandic TV series that tells the story of recently re-located police officer Andri Olafsson, who moved his life to a small town at the bottom of a beautiful fjord in the northeast of Iceland, leaving behind a questionable past in Reykjavik. It’s the first Icelandic series to ever be acquired by the BBC, and it will bring back memories of another brilliant series filmed in the region, Fortitude.... Continue Reading

Writer Luke Carman talks about the SBS Podcast series True Stories, his episode “Liverpool Boys” and UWS’ Sweatshop collective

True Stories is a weekly 7-part podcast series of stories written and read by Australia’s best emerging and early-career writers that is currently available through SBS. The first season, ‘High School’ celebrates the good, the bad and the ugly of those complicated years and is inspired by the new crime-drama series, The Principal, which premieres tonight on SBS.

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A new SBS On Demand launches with 4000 hours of content free to everyone

Amidst a competitive world of new streaming services, SBS this week has relaunched its On Demand platform, which originally hit the internets back in 2011, primarily as a catch up service. But now, with over 4000 hours of documentaries, drama and movies free to all Australians on 22 platforms, SBS On Demand has set itself up to be a serious competitor in the digital streaming space.... Continue Reading