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UNTAPPED finalists Linda Chen, Kylie McDonnell, and Kalu Oji.

Untapped program announces support for five exciting new filmmakers

Talent program Untapped will help five diverse filmmakers finance and develop exciting film and TV projects for a global audience.

Anna Torv and Sam Reid in The Newsreader on ABC

News In Brief: Screen opportunities galore, Paramount+ launches, and MIFF goes all-digital

Tragedy for MIFF, but a wealth of good news this week for those looking for new opportunities in front of…

Benedict Cumberbatch as Phil Burbank in The Power of the Dog, screening at TIFF

All the Australian films featured at TIFF 2021

Films by Madeleine Gottfried, Nash Edgerton, Jane Campion, Philip Noyce and Eva Orner have been selected to screen at the…

Before Netflix, Auntie Donna won funding through Skip Ahead. Image: Netflix

Skip Ahead offers $120k to creative Australian Youtubers

Youtubers will be eligible for up to $120,000 in production funding through Skip Ahead, which is funded by Screen Australia…

Jillian Nguyen as portrayed in the film Loveland.

News in Brief - Ivan Sen's Loveland gets trailer and COVID disrupts events, again

A first look at an Indigenous auteur's sci-fi film has us enraptured, while festivals and conferences scatter to avoid lockdowns.

Natalie Portman

News in Brief - 'Two Hands' TV series in the works and Natalie Portman feature to film in Sydney

This week, Natalie Portman comes to Sydney at a tricky time, Cinefest Oz unveils finalists and full program, and we…

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Helen Leake joins Screen Australia board

Helen Leake adds a regional voice to the Screen Australia Board, with a strong producer perspective.

Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter smile for the camera
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New documentary investments from Screen Australia defy financial hits

Screen Australia supports fine feature docs as life is about to get harder for producers.


Award-winning documentary filmmaker Alex West joins Screen Australia

Screen Australia has a new Head of Documentary in Alex West, bringing with him more than 25 years of practical…


Instagram and Screen Australia launch First Nations Creator Program

The program will offer mentorship, training, and funding for up to fifteen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content creators. Find…

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