Box office: Australia’s reputation depends on Babyteeth’s world streamers

How much did the AACTAs win push Babyteeth, after the glow of glory died? Rams passes the woolly $4 million mark.

What does a crushing win in the film categories of our national awards get the entrepreneurial producer?  Not a stampede it seems. Babyteeth has made $420,000, up by 2 screens to 6, while the weekend take went up 21% to $8,900. However, it is now streaming here through Apple TV and Google Play, is spreading around the world on a variety of platforms, and is running on Hulu in the US. A reviewer in Grand Rapids Michigan does an excellent job of articulating its joys. As does our own reviewer, Mel Campbell:

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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.