Fiona Eagger addresses the challenges facing TV drama producers

Fiona Eagger addresses the challenges facing TV drama producers Fiona Eagger. The biggest challenge facing TV producers next year is figuring out ways to keep Australian dramas screening on the free-to-air broadcasters, according to Fiona Eagger. Eagger, who ...

Roger Monk channels an Almodóvar classic in ‘The Unusual Suspects’

Roger Monk channels an Almodóvar classic in ‘The Unusual Suspects’ Roger Monk. When screenwriter Roger Monk was offered a gig on the Aquarius Films/Sbs crime caper The Unusual Suspects, he seized the opportunity to channel his favourite film, Women on the Verge of a ...

Phryne Fisher and Jack Robinson go to new places in ‘Miss Fisher’ movie

Phryne Fisher and Jack Robinson go to new places in ‘Miss Fisher’ movie (L-r) Daniel Lapaine, Jacqueline McKenzie, Nathan Page and director Tony Tilse on set in Victoria. The relationship between Essie Davis’ Phryne Fisher and Nathan Page’s Jack Robinson breaks new ...

Vale actor Tom Long

Tom Long. Boston-born, Australian-raised actor Tom Long, whose credits include the series East of Everything, SeaChange and Young Lions and the movies The Dish and Two Hands, died from encephalitis ...

Essential Media opens Queensland office

Experienced screenwriter Roger Monk has been appointed scripted development producer at Essential Media and Entertainment.s new Brisbane office. Monk is working with development assistant Emily ...