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Paddy MacRae, showrunner: 'Start by making a killer cup of tea'

The showrunner life is made up of early starts, late nights, and not a lot of free time. But it's…


$1m Screen Australia funding for drama, features and online

Development funding will go to 'a fantastic mix of originals and adaptations,' says Screen Australia.

Mental-health is now receiving greater attention in the screen industry. Photo: Colton Sturgeon on Unsplash

Yes, mental health matters in the screen industry

Wellbeing initiatives are crucial given the prevalence of mental health issues for those in the Australian 'entertainment' industries.

CEO Cathy Payne. Photo: Banijay Rights.

Cathy Payne, Banijay Rights CEO: the eight rules for TV finance and distribution

'If we do not protect and fight for our local industry, who will?' Payne asked at this week's Hector Crawford…


Queer Screen funds three Aussie films

Round 8 of the Queer Screen Completion Fund was announced last Thursday, 10 March.


Russian boycotts in the screen industry

Film festivals and streaming platforms are banning Russian content in response to the invasion of Ukraine – but will this…

The wedding of Scott and Charlene
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Neighbours and the Australian screen industry

The under-threat show has given a start to many writers, directors, producers, actors and crew over 37 years.


13 documentary projects selected to pitch at AIDC FACTory 2022

Exploring a diverse range of critical themes, these 13 teams will pitch to decision makers in Australia and abroad.