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New head of NFSA Patrick McIntyre is a culture vulture faced with a techno trap

After a series of technically inclined experts, the NFSA reveals its new head is a cultural leader.

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Australian Writers' Guild appoints Claire Pullen as executive director

The AWG points to Australia's industrial heritage as it is drawn into global issues.

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Box Office: Nitram faces hunger for fun flicks, hangs on grimly

Nitram has a hard time, while exhibitors left behind in US rush to grow audience confidence.

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Sydney makes a triumphant return to big screens with a bumper festival

This year’s Sydney Film Festival is bigger than ever. We spoke to Festival Director Nashen Moodley to get his top…

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Christiaan Van Vuuren gets sincere in Big Deal

Best known for comedy roles, the writer, director and presenter talks about Big Deal, a documentary exposing how donations corrupt…

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Film Review: Lamb is stunning and resists folk horror tag

The impressive Icelandic debut that won Un Certain Regard at Cannes almost defies review, says an admiring Adrian Martin. Spoiler…

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Creating engaging film marketing materials

Driven by frustration, Demi Hopkins from creative agency Carnival Studio has published a free guide to planning and capturing great…

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TV Review: New Gold Mountain is a captivating achievement

Vivid, compelling and focused on Chinese-Australian characters, this SBS miniseries uncovers buried treasure, says Eric Jiang.

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Julie Kalceff on 'First Day', trans representation, Hulu deals, and 'Here Out West'

Writer-director Julie Kalceff talks about the internationally acclaimed series about a transgender student, and the Hulu deal that got S2…

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NITRAM: An interview with director Justin Kurzel

The Nitram director discusses the highly contentious film and gun reform, and why this was the most difficult project of…

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