David Tiley

David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.

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Opinions & Analysis

2022 in Australian films – we need to talk box office

Now is the time of reckoning. All that work, all that subsidy – should we cry or cheer, or grumble…

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Opinions & Analysis

2022 AACTA award-winners – what did they make at the box office?

This year's AACTA standout was also a financial standout. How did the other winners fare in the hunt for audiences?

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Opinions & Analysis

Low-budget Sissy proves popular around the world but not (yet) at the box office

Written and directed by Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes in Canberra during Covid, Sissy has shown at many major festivals…


The Angels and Seriously Red sing for their supper

Energetic Seriously Red, grunge from The Angels, Afrofuturistic Neptune Frost – there's plenty going on at the Australian Box Office.


Streaming: the hidden gems of 2022, part three

They may not have exploded at the box office but these films offer something for everyone on the couch at…


Seriously Red splits audiences but still sparkles with joy

Have we lost our love for highly skilled ratbaggery? Seriously Red is fighting for an audience.


Best streaming films of 2022 (that you haven't seen) – part two

'In this, part two of three, I'm listing the 50 films that took between $100,000 and $500,000 this year, available…

Opinions & Analysis

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever makes the case for the Hollywood blockbuster

As the world box office springs to life, the studios are forced to rethink some fundamental release myths.

Opinions & Analysis

Streaming: the best films in 2022 you haven't seen

Nearly 600 films have been released this year in Australia, many of which are now streaming – so which ones…


Black Adam beats back the competition at the box office

Black Adam has been the top film for the last three weeks, and has now made a useful but not…

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