Adg's Kingston Anderson on the price of Australia's brain drain

Adg CEO Kingston Anderson.. Just as films like Lion and TV series such as Rake, The Kettering Incident, Top of the Lake and Cleverman are commanding the attention of the world, the Australian screen ...

Doc About “Muriel’s Wedding” Musical in the Works from Nel Minchin

“Muriel’s Wedding” Somebody break out the Abba records. “Making Muriel,” a documentary following director P.J. Hogan as he adapts his beloved cult film “Muriel’s Wedding” into a musical, is headed ...

Tim Minchin's Outback animation 'Larrikins' cancelled at Dreamworks

Tim Minchin in last year's 'Matilda and Me'. On March 5, a fresh post on Tim Minchin.s blog offered an ominous introduction to the man himself:. .Composer and lyricist of musicals Groundhog Day and ...

Wift Nsw and Adg stage joint protest outside Fremantle's Sydney office

. Criticism over the hire of a Canadian director to shoot the.Picnic at Hanging Rock mini continues to mount, with Wift Nsw and the Adg staging a joint protest in front of Fremantle Media.s office in ...

The Lrm Interview: Teresa Palmer on Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge

When filmmaker Mel Gibson decided to tell the World War II story of Desmond Doss, a brave soldier who saved 75 of his company at the battle of Hacksaw Ridge in Okinawa, Japan, he made the choice to ...

Foxtel green lights Picnic at Hanging Rock series

Peter Weir's Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) Foxtel has commissioned what it has called a .trailblazing re-imagining. of Picnic at Hanging Rock as a TV series. Like Peter Weir's classic film, the ...

Foxtel's Penny Win on what she's commissioning and Wentworth s5

Penny Win. As commissioning editor of Drama for Foxtel Networks, Penny Win developed hits like Wentworth, now Foxtel.s longest running drama. Elevated to Head of Drama in 2014, Win now oversees the ...

CEO Neil Peplow on Aftrs' remit and the return of discipline-specific MAs

Aftrs CEO Neil Peplow. Aftrs' new five-year strategy was shaped by what the school calls the most comprehensive and up-to-date national industry skills survey ever undertaken. The report was supplied ...

If talks to the director, producer and star of Tiff-bound oater Goldstone

Jacki Weaver and Ivan Sen on the Goldstone set. Ivan Sen.s.Goldstone opened the 2016 Sydney Film Festival before Transmisison released it nationally on July 7, and will make its international ...

Bryan Brown leads Kriv Stenders' Australia Day, shooting Aug 22 in Brisbane

Kriv Stenders. Kriv Stenders is set to direct new feature Australia Day, produced by Foxtel and Hoodlum, led by Bryan Brown and written by Stephen M. Irwin (Secrets & Lies). Due to start shooting in ...

Screen Australia allocates over $1.4 million to four documentary projects

Media Stockade's 2015 documentary The Surgery Ship. Screen Australia has allocated more than $1.4 million to four projects under its Documentary Broadcast Program.. .We.re really pleased to support ...

Colin Friels joins Jessica Mauboy in The Secret Daughter as filming begins

Jessica Mauboy. Channel Seven's The Secret Daughter, starring Jessica Mauboy, has begun filming in Sydney and country Nsw. Mauboy leads the cast as Billie Carter, a part-time country pub singer ...

Harry Cripps on writing Larrikins for Tim Minchin and Dreamworks

At Screen Australia's Family Film Forum at Sydney's Uts, screenwriter Harry Cripps discussed writing feature animation Larrikins for Dreamworks. The studio was looking for an Australian story - to do ...

Essie Davis in the running for Gold Logie as the ABC rack up record nominations

Essie Davis as.Miss Fisher. ABC TV has received a record thirty-three nominations — the most of any network — for this year.s Logie Awards, to be held May 8. Essie Davis, star of Miss Fisher's ...

Breath producer on Simon Baker tears and Tim Winton's "extraordinary" novel

Producer Mark Johnson. American producer Mark Johnson.has landed in Wa and is in the thick of pre-production on the film adaptation of Tim Winton's Breath, to be directed by Simon Baker. "I've now ...

Breath producer on Simon Baker tears and Tim Winton's

Producer Mark Johnson. American producer Mark Johnson.has landed in Wa and is in the thick of pre-production on the film adaptation of Tim Winton's Breath, to be directed by Simon Baker. "I've now ...

Breath producer on Simon Baker tears and Tim Winton's "extraordinary" book

Producer Mark Johnson. American producer Mark Johnson.has landed in Wa and is in the thick of pre-production on the film adaptation of Tim Winton's Breath, to be directed by Simon Baker. "I've now ...

Mark Coles Smith heads to Cannes in Genna Chanelle Hayes short Wurinyan

Rising stars Mark Coles Smith and Genna Hayes will screen their short film, Wurinyan, as part of Cannes' Festival Corner.. Shot entirely in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs, the short, which runs at 34 ...

Damien Power talks debut feature Killing Ground

Aaron Glenane and Aaron Pedersen in Killing Ground. Writer-director Damien Power describes the writing process on his thriller, Killing Ground, in one word: "long". "I was working with producer Joe ...

ABC's iview takes top spot in free-to-air streaming for 2015

ABC iview has maintained its pole position as the most used free-to-air internet TV site in 2015.. ABC iview hit a new record in November with more than 40 million program plays (which is more than ...

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