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Gender Matters: Bruna Papandrea

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Australian producer Bruna Papandrea of Gone Girl and Wild reflects on her career trajectory, emphasising the importance of mentors for budding filmmakers.

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Diversity in TV drama: Change is possible

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Screen Australia launches a comprehensive report into diversity on Australian screens to inform the conversation and calls for real, long-lasting change.

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“My life is as good as an ABBA song. It’s as good as Dancing Queen”

Muriel’s Wedding

FEATURED

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Gender Matters: Bruna Papandrea

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Australian producer Bruna Papandrea of Gone Girl and Wild reflects on her career trajectory, emphasising the importance of mentors for budding filmmakers.

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Diversity in TV drama: Change is possible

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Screen Australia launches a comprehensive report into diversity on Australian screens to inform the conversation and calls for real, long-lasting change.

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“How’s the serenity?”

The Castle

INTERVIEWS

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Scott Hicks reflects on Shine, 20 years on

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For its 20th anniversary, Scott Hicks looks back on the “long, arduous” process that was developing and financing Shine and why it was worth every minute.

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Cybercrime and the showrunner model: The Code series 2

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Shelley Birse talks about empowering writers from the set of Screen Australia-supported The Code series 2.

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“He couldn’t knock the fluff off a cappuccino”

Chopper

SHOWBUSINESS

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The journey to Embrace

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Three years ago, Taryn Brumfitt could never have thought she’d be a filmmaker, but when her personal story went viral, she realised Embrace was needed.

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Down Under: It’s a riot

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Down Under writer/director Abe Forsythe reveals the road he took to write and develop a comedy that revolves around a race riot.

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“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!”

Mad Max

WORLD STAGE

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International success #3

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From the Spierig brothers and Alethea Jones to Judy Davis and Ryan Kwanten, we take a look at Aussies who’ve been having huge success internationally.

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Australia and China “natural partners”

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Bleeding Steel actor Jackie Chan and Village Roadshow Asia CEO Ellen Eliasoph share their advice for Australian filmmakers wanting to work with China.

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“That’s just what this country needs – a cock, in a frock, on a rock”

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

ON LOCATION

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Beverly Hillbillies meets Modern Family

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Step inside the gated home of Sydney’s new millionaires and see what all the fuss is about with Here Come the Habibs.

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VIDEO On the red carpet at The Dressmaker’s Aussie premiere

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Liam Hemsworth, Sarah Snook, Hugo Weaving, Jocelyn Moorhouse and Sue Maslin are at the Aussie premiere of The Dressmaker. Screen Australia's Caris Bizzaca is on the red carpet for the Australian...

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“That’s not a knife. THAT’s a knife”

Crocodile Dundee

JUST FOR FUN

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Our guide to great stuff online #5

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Internet royalty Sarah Bishop and Josiah Brooks share their top YouTube channels with us.

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10 Australian LGBTQI stories

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It’s gripped audiences at film festivals in Melbourne and Toronto as well as the Mardi Gras Queer Film Festival and now Downriver is set for local release.

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“Your wife, mate… your wife is one of the great bourgeois monsters of our time!”

Don’s Party