How Australian films did globally in 2020

From The Invisible Man to Measure for Measure, Anthony Ginnane does his annual scorecard of Australian film's global theatrical performance. And COVID-19 turned out to be a real bonus.

This is the thirteenth year in Screenhub that I have presented an annual round up of the international theatrical performance of Australian Feature Films.  Here we cover films released outside Australia in the period from January 1st 2020 through December 31st 2020 using data through December 20th 2020.

Each year the figures tell the same important story – the list of films that have significant international income is very different from the pictures we value in our domestic market. Without our need for films that reflect local culture, the global market compares product from around the world, particularly in the Anglosphere.

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Antony I. Ginnane
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Melbourne born Antony I. Ginnane has produced or executive produced 70 feature films, MOW’s, miniseries and TV series over 48 years including award winning classics like Patrick, High Tide, The Lighthorsemen, Screamers and Last Dance and most recently (in partnership with Kris Wyld) the TV series Pulse for ABC-TV. His Australian production company F G Film Productions (Australia) Pty. Ltd. is in preproduction on feature film The Chainbreakers. He was President of SPAA from 2008 - 2011, attends the major world markets and is based in Los Angeles and Melbourne. “The Unusual Suspects – 104 Films That Made World Cinema” his first book was published by Currency Press in November 2015.