Screen Australia announces $5.9 million in production funding

Screen Australia announces $5.9 million in production funding Two feature films, three TV dramas, one children’s series, and one online project will share in $5.9 million of production funding from Screen Australia. The projects include feature How To Please A ...

The Crown: Princess Diana to Be Played by Elizabeth Debicki in Final Seasons

The Crown: Princess Diana to Be Played by Elizabeth Debicki in Final Seasons The Crown has cast Elizabeth Debicki in the role of Princess Diana, who will figure into the acclaimed Netflix drama’s final two seasons. The Aussie actress’ previous TV credits include The Night ...

‘The Crown’ Adds Elizabeth Debicki As Princess Diana For Final Two Seasons

‘The Crown’ Adds Elizabeth Debicki As Princess Diana For Final Two Seasons One of the key castings in the final two seasons of Netflix’s The Crown was revealed on Twitter this morning. Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki, age 30, will play Princess Diana in the series, ...

"Tenet": Enter Elizabeth Debicki

Sneak Peek new images of Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki ("Tenet") in the Summer 2020 issue of "Porter" magazine, wearing Jil Sander, Max Mara and a whole lot more, photographed by Olivia Malone: ...

Stan, Amazon Prime oppose mandatory spending on local content

Stan, Amazon Prime oppose mandatory spending on local content Stan Original ‘I Am Woman.’ (Photo credit: Lisa Tomasetti). Stan has warned the Federal Government that mandating minimum levels of spending on Australian content would undermine the streaming ...

Foxtel, commercial broadcasters plead for deregulation

Foxtel, commercial broadcasters plead for deregulation ‘Wentworth.’ Arguably the most stressed players in the broadcasting sector, Foxtel, the Seven and Nine Networks and Network 10 are calling for the scrapping of local content quota obligations. In ...

Screen Tasmania seeds projects from Vicki Madden, Fiona McConaghy, Dylan Hesp

Screen Tasmania seeds projects from Vicki Madden, Fiona McConaghy, Dylan Hesp Vicki Madden and Vincent Sheehan en route to the launch of ‘The Kettering Incident’. Screen Tasmania is supporting the development of 13 projects – a mix of feature films, comedy and drama series and ...

Porchlight Films to end operations

Porchlight Films to end operations Vincent Sheehan, Liz Watts and Anita Sheehan. After 23 years and a body of work that spans 15 features, five TV series, two docos and three shorts, Porchlight Films will cease operations as founding ...

Australia’s Porchlight Films To Go Dark After 23 Years

Australia’s Porchlight Films To Go Dark After 23 Years Australian production firm Porchlight Films will cease operations after 23 years of making features that include Justin Kurzel’s “True History of the Kelly Gang,” and Garth Davis’ “Mary Magdalene.” ...

Catherine S. McMullen on the challenges and rewards of genre screenwriting

Catherine S. McMullen on the challenges and rewards of genre screenwriting Catherine S. McMullen with ‘The Other Lamb’ producer Stephanie Wilcox and director Małgorzata Szumowska (Photo credit: Stephanie Wilcox). Screenwriter Catherine S. McMullen addresses the challenges ...

Screen Australia announces $8.5 million of production funding

Screen Australia announces $8.5 million of production funding Joel Edgerton will produce and star in Thomas M Wright’s ‘The Unknown Man’. Amid turbulent times for the sector, Screen Australia has some positive news, announcing production funding for three ...

Mike Jones joins Every Cloud Productions

Mike Jones joins Every Cloud Productions Alison Bell and Mike Jones. Fiona Eagger and Deb Cox’s Every Cloud Productions is ramping up its development slate after hiring screenwriter/story editor Mike Jones. Jones, who was story producer on ...

The Gloaming review – shades of Twin Peaks in fog-swamped crime drama

Ewen Leslie and Emma Booth investigate a grisly murder in Stan’s moody and noirish new genre series Every once in a while a film or television series comes around with an aesthetic so eye-watering it ...

Foxtel looks for relationship drama and more unique content

Tim Minchin and Milly Alcock in ‘Upright’ (Photo credit: Mark Rogers). Dispelling the notion that Foxtel has cut back on its commitment to Australian drama, the pay TV platform is in the hunt for ...

Maddison Brown Once Joked She'd Sleep with Both Liam and Chris Hemsworth in 'F—, Marry, Kill' Game

Maddison Brown Once Joked She'd Sleep with Both Liam and Chris Hemsworth in 'F—, Marry, Kill' Game It seems Maddison Brown always had an attraction for Liam Hemsworth — and apparently his older brother too! Four months before Maddison, 22, was spotted holding hands with Liam through New York ...

Seven Miff Premiere Fund films set for the festival

‘H is for Happiness’. Seven films supported by the Melbourne International Film Festival (Miff) Premiere Fund will make their premiere at this year’s iteration, including Maziar Lahooti’s Below and ...

Ryan Corr, Anthony Lapaglia to star in Maziar Lahooti’s ‘Below’

Anthony Lapaglia and Ryan Corr. Ladies in Black’s Ryan Corr and Anthony Lapaglia will play the leads in refugee detention centre action-drama Below, director Maziar Lahooti’s debut feature. Rounding ...

Seville International boards detention centre drama 'Below' for Afm (exclusive)

Production earmarked for January 2019. Madman holds Australian rights. Seville International has come on board to launch international sales at Afm next week on the Australian detention centre drama ...

Could “The Kettering Incident” Ever Find Its Way Back on TV?

In many cases a show like The Kettering Incident is something that might drive a lot of fans crazy since it doesn’t seem to offer any conclusive ending and yet there’s no doubt clues and hidden ...

‘Reckoning’: Aden Young & Sam Trammell To Lead Cast Of Spt Networks Series

‘Reckoning’: Aden Young & Sam Trammell To Lead Cast Of Spt Networks Series Former Rectify star Aden Young and True Blood alum Sam Trammell are set to headline Reckoning, a 10-episode straight-to-series psychological thriller drama, from writer David Hubbard (Noel), veteran ...

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