The business of making content for the screen

Producing Australian content for the screen is a high-risk multi-million dollar business. Just raising the finance takes nous, contacts, knowledge and determination. Sometimes even serendipity. ScreenIntel aims to drill down into the data and deals, and provide a platform for Screen Australia staff, producers, distributors and others to share their knowledge and experience. 

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Inside the Inferno: Different audiences have different needs

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A lot can change in 10 years. And financing TV drama sure has

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Germany paid what? A look at the prices paid for Aussie drama abroad

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Jo Porter on Wentworth

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