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Writer/director/producer Rolf de Heer on the evolution of the Australian screen industry, his advice for aspiring filmmakers and his unique writing process.
Channel Seven’s Head of Drama Julie McGauran talks about the network’s latest biopic Hoges and why Australian audiences are lapping up local content.
“My life is as good as an ABBA song. It’s as good as Dancing Queen”
Australian films are enjoying a strong international presence already this year, with six generating considerable heat at Sundance Film Festival.
The Screen Currency report for the first time measures the value of Australian screen content as a magnet for international tourism.
“How’s the serenity?”
Toni Collette talks from Sundance about working on Fun Mom’s Dinner with Australian director Alethea Jones, Jasper Jones and why Gender Matters.
From Miss Fisher to Newton’s Law: why Every Cloud Productions wants to see more women in front and behind the camera – and what they’re doing about it.
“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
With Newton’s Law set to air, we look at nine times Australia’s legal system has been Exhibit-A on screens.
We take a look at 13 times actors who weren’t Australian attempted the notoriously difficult accent – with varying degrees of success.