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The Screen Currency report for the first time measures the value of Australian screen content as a magnet for international tourism.
Independent of Screen Australia, Don Groves talks Screen Currency with industry heavyweights.
“My life is as good as an ABBA song. It’s as good as Dancing Queen”
Director Garth Davis, producer Emile Sherman and stars Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel on working in Australia and taking Saroo Brierley’s story to the screen.
We’re seeing Aussie video content gaining impressive traction at Webfests, the International Emmy awards, and on streaming platforms worldwide. Here’s how.
“How’s the serenity?”
Producer Nelson Woss is hoping the latest Red Dog film, a family-friendly origin story, travels as much as the beloved first movie and the dog itself.
At the heart of First Contact series 2 is a desire to elevate the national conversation on Australia’s First Peoples, says Blackfella Films’ Jacob Hickey.
“He couldn’t knock the fluff off a cappuccino”
Tourism Australia’s John O’Sullivan looks at how film, TV and Aussie stars such as Paul Hogan have helped put Australia on the map and keep it there.
RED DOG: True Blue director Kriv Stenders hopes Australian kids continue to embrace locally made films and television.
“I am the Nightrider. I’m a fuel injected suicide machine. I am the rocker, I am the roller, I am the out-of-controller!”
From the lead roles in the US, to the new audiences from Poland to Mexico – we check in with our local talent taking on the world.
Take a look at the latest moves and news about those Aussies taking the world by storm, including Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Animal Logic and Iloura.
“That’s just what this country needs – a cock, in a frock, on a rock”
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Shelley Birse talks about empowering writers from the set of Screen Australia-supported The Code series 2.
Nick Boshier on Soul Mates series 2 and how he and collaborators the Van Vuuren brothers have several feature films’ worth of ideas.
“That’s not a knife. THAT’s a knife”
JUST FOR FUN
We take a look at 13 times actors who weren’t Australian attempted the notoriously difficult accent – with varying degrees of success.
Toby Wallace says it’s important for young Aussies to see themselves reflected, whether it’s in films like Boys in the Trees or TV shows like Puberty Blues.