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Jess Mauboy is back: The Secret Daughter

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Jess Mauboy and producer Karl Zwicky on how the Channel Seven series came about – and why it’s a big moment for diversity.

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Electric Pictures: Fossicking for gold

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As Electric Pictures brainstormed a way to expand its audience, they unearthed a gem of their own with Aussie Gold Hunters.

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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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Tim Ferguson on the next screen revolution

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Spin Out co-director/writer Tim Ferguson on the next revolution in the screen industry: giving a voice to filmmakers and actors with a disability.

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Regional Australia’s time to shine

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Spin Out is shining a spotlight on regional Australia – and it’s not the only one.

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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 #4

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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.

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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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“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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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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Soul Mates: Pregnant with ideas

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Nick Boshier on Soul Mates series 2 and how he and collaborators the Van Vuuren brothers have several feature films’ worth of ideas.

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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