Jo Porter named Playmaker Media MD

Jo Porter named Playmaker Media MD After nearly nine years as head of scripted at Fremantle Australia, Jo Porter is moving on to lead Playmaker Media. Sony Pictures Television (Spt) announced her appointment as managing director ...

Kelly Lefever pursues a passion project dealing with disability

Kelly Lefever pursues a passion project dealing with disability Kelly Lefever. Prolific screenwriter, script producer and story editor Kelly Lefever is juggling multiple projects – not least a deeply personal series about disability. Inspired by her own family’s ...

Kelly Lefever pursues a passion project dealing with disability

Kelly Lefever pursues a passion project dealing with disability Kelly Lefever. Prolific screenwriter, script producer and story editor Kelly Lefever is juggling multiple projects – not least a deeply personal series about disability. Inspired by her own family’s ...

Bevan Lee breaks the rules with ‘Between Two Worlds’

Bevan Lee breaks the rules with ‘Between Two Worlds’ Philip Quast and Hermione Norris in ‘Between Two Worlds’. After creating five of Australia’s most popular dramas – Always Greener, All Saints, Packed to the Rafters, Winners & Losers and A Place to ...

‘Dark Noise’ Filming Gets Underway in Sydney

‘Dark Noise’ Filming Gets Underway in Sydney While much of Australia’s film and TV slate is currently being held up over insurance matters, production has now begun near Sydney on low budget feature “Dark Noise.” It is one of the first local ...

Fremantle launches Next initiative as a talent escalator for writers

Ellie Madritsch and Ana Jimenez. When Fremantle director of scripted Jo Porter started out as a producer more than 20 years ago, shows such as All Saints and Blue Heelers ran for 42 episodes a year ...

‘The Merger’ was a game changer for Fayssal Bazzi

Fayssal Bazzi. (Photo: Amelia J Dowd) Actor Fayssal Bazzi’s father is Lebanese and his mother is Syrian, so for much of his career he was determined to avoid being typecast as Arabic characters, ...

Funny man Duncan Fellows follows ‘The Letdown’ with ‘Fam Time’

Duncan Fellows and Alison Bell. Fans of ABC TV’s The Letdown who enjoy watching Duncan Fellows as Jeremy, partner and foil of Alison Bell’s oft-stressed Audrey, can look forward to his next series ...

Damion Hunter epitomises the struggles of the journeyman actor

Damion Hunter in ‘Last Ark.’ For every actor who works consistently and achieves varying degrees of success in the screen industry, there are many more, like Damion Hunter. Since graduating from ...

Film Review: ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’

Film Review: ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’ As Paul Harvey used to say: And now, the rest of the story. “Unbroken: Path to Redemption” serves as a kinda-sorta sequel to “Unbroken,” Angelina Jolie’s harrowing 2014 drama about the War II ...

Smt: Sitdown with ‘It Stains’ and ‘Jigsaw’s’ Brittany Allen

(Aotn)- Ok, Smt Heads, you’ve been chomping at the bit for a new take on zombies. Fortunately, the zombie makers have heard your plea…. That’s why we’re sitting down with ‘Jigsaw’ star, Brittany ...

Trust Me episode 2 review

Louisa Mellor Aug 15, 2017 The pressure grows on Cath as she's forced to tell more lies in Trust Me’s second episode... This review contains spoilers. See related Top Of The Lake - China Girl ...

Boondock Saints TV Show Won't Bring Back Original Cast

Boondock Saints TV Show Won't Bring Back Original Cast A few weeks ago, Don Carmody Television announced it was partnering with Boondock Saints creator Troy Duffy to create a Boondock Saints prequel TV series entitled Boondock Saints: Origins, which has ...

'Wolf Creek' star Dustin Clare joins newly re-titled 'Pacific Rim: Uprising'

Dustin Clare. Aussie actor Dustin Clare has joined the newly retitled Pacific Rim: Uprising (previously Pacific Rim: Maelstrom) alongside John Boyega and Scott Eastwood. Steven S. DeKnight is ...

Screen Nsw honours veteran stuntman Grant Page with inaugural award

Grant Page accepts the Screen Nsw Award from George Miller.. Screen Nsw has gifted its inaugural annual award to legendary stuntman Grant Page, who has coordinated stunts for the likes of Mel Gibson ...

Peter Sumner, Fan-Favorite Star Wars Actor, Passes Away at 74

Peter Sumner, Fan-Favorite Star Wars Actor, Passes Away at 74 The Star Wars franchise is in mourning, as a beloved cast member passed away earlier today. Peter Sumner, who played Lt. Pol Treidum in the 1977 classic Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, died at the ...

Martin Dingle Wall on shooting in Moscow and being directed by Mel Gibson's son

Aussie actor Martin Dingle Wall has a long list of local credits, having appeared in 'Home and Away', 'All Saints', 'Satisfaction', 'Underbelly', 'Rescue Special Ops' and 2015 feature 'Strangerland'. ...

Cameras roll on horror 'Living Space'

Andy McPhee stars as an SS officer in 'Living Space'.. Principal photography is set to get underway in Geelong next week on Tru Dot Film.s horror Living Space, with the shoot expected to continue ...

Keiynan Lonsdale on the Dance Academy movie and diversity in Aussie TV

Keiynan Lonsdale in WB's The Flash. Young Australian actor Keiynan Lonsdale started dancing when he was four years old.. After an episode of All Saints as a teenager and a stint performing in Fame ...

Q&A screenings of Is This the Real World across Sydney this week

Is This The Real World, the feature debut of writer-director Martin McKenna, will be screened across Sydney this week, followed by Q&A sessions. The film follows the story of Mark Blazey, a high ...

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