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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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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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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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Create NSW and ABC Arts applications now open for 2019 Documentary Feature Fund

March 11, 2018

Following the success of The Go-Betweens: Right Here and prior to the the release of the 2018 film Double Happiness: China Love, Create NSW and ABC Arts have put forward application opportunities for its 2019 Feature Fund which is now in its third year.... Continue Reading

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Screen Australia and The Guardian to fund four online documentary short films

March 10, 2018

The Guardian have announced, in collaboration with Screen Australia, the four projects that have been selected to receive funding from their joint initiative announced in August last year: The Big Wait, Los Rambos, Operations from the Bottom and Where the River Runs Red.  All four films have been created by early career filmmakers, covering both local and international stories.... Continue Reading

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New trailer released for Australian Crime-Thriller Brothers’ Nest ahead of SXSW premiere

February 28, 2018

Award-Winning Australian director Clayton Jacobson’s (Kenny) new feature film Brothers’ Nest has revealed its first trailer ahead of its world premiere next month at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas.... Continue Reading

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Screen Australia to fund an adaptation of Jimmy Barnes’ memoir Working Class Boy and 11 other Documentary projects

January 22, 2018

Screen Australia has announced funding for 12 documentary projects through the Documentary Producer and Commissioned programs.... Continue Reading

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The Love Bites initiative funds 10 LGBTQI filmmaking teams

October 24, 2017

ABC Arts and Screen Australia have announced that 10 projects created from filmmakers within the LGBTQI community have received funding from the Love Bites initiative, a joint documentary initiative created to mark the 40th anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to be held in 2018.... Continue Reading

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Screen Australia reveals almost half of successful funding applicants are female-led projects

August 8, 2017

A landmark figure was revealed last week at the Melbourne International Film Festival, as Screen Australia has announced that female-led titles made up 47% of projects that successfully received funding over the last two years.... Continue Reading

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