What is it actually like to attend the Cannes Film Festival as a passionate Australian critic low on the French totem pole? Tara Judah sloshes, dodges, trudges and waits her way towards the magic of cinema, armed with the determination she brings to defending her beloved Astor Cinema.
Huge sports audiences induce fringe players to find ways into broadcast game, which leads IP owners to fight more cases, until legal cases over sport look a lot like sports as well. Does this mean we will be allowed to bet on the outcomes?
ABC drinks at Women`s Weekly trough to score 903,000 for Our Queen. Doesn`t happen often, though Kate`s Baby Bump is probably on sale at a market somewhere. And Nine wins the night while Ten almost pips the ABC with 19.1%.
Spurred on by the brutal slow-motion reduction in sponsorship, the AFI has brought a blowtorch to the AACTA awards. Do they make a difference? Can we drop some? Does anybody not in the running really care? See the new-look evidence-based industry-acclaimed list of awards for 2014.