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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.
As Electric Pictures brainstormed a way to expand its audience, they unearthed a gem of their own with Aussie Gold Hunters.
“My life is as good as an ABBA song. It’s as good as Dancing Queen”
Australian producer Bruna Papandrea of Gone Girl and Wild reflects on her career trajectory, emphasising the importance of mentors for budding filmmakers.
Screen Australia launches a comprehensive report into diversity on Australian screens to inform the conversation and calls for real, long-lasting change.
“How’s the serenity?”
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.
Spin Out is shining a spotlight on regional Australia – and it’s not the only one.
“He couldn’t knock the fluff off a cappuccino”
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.
Down Under writer/director Abe Forsythe reveals the road he took to write and develop a comedy that revolves around a race riot.
“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!”
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.
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.
“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
Internet royalty Sarah Bishop and Josiah Brooks share their top YouTube channels with us.
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.