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The Tourist review: an effective outback thriller with dry humour

An amnesiac on the run faces off against gruelling heat and a killer truck in this South Australian-made Stan Originals…

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Wolf Like Me reviewed: nicely calibrated madcap energy

Writer-director Abe Forsythe of Little Monsters and Down Under delivers a romance with wit, pathos … and claws.

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TV Review: 'Station Eleven' champions human creativity and care

This post-apocalyptic drama series on Stan avoids the cliches of the genre. Reviewer Mel Campbell finds it fresh and inspiring.

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Fast-tracking new Australian projects to Amazon Prime, Netflix and Stan

Screen Producers Australia (SPA) and Screen Australia have announced a new Pitch on Demand initiative.

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News in Brief: Remembering Bowraville, 'Annette' reviewed and the end of TV drama?

This week in the news: new Stan Originals announced, TV drama dwindles, Rode offers $250k in short film prizes, and…

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Stan announces new local originals: Bad Behaviour, Ironside, and more Bump

Stan doubles down on high-school drama, true crime, and feelgood holiday flicks with its new Australian productions

Stan and ACTF hope to encourage more quality Australian films for kids, like 2019's Storm Boy.
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Stan and ACTF announce call for family-friendly film pitches

Stan has partnered with the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) on a call for film pitches for young and family…

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Australia's richest sci-fi screenwriting prize is open for entries

The John Hinde Award for Excellence in Science Fiction Writing offers $10,000 for the best produced script and professional support…

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Streaming Highlights for August on Netflix, ABC iview, Stan and Foxtel Now

Wentworth, The Newsreader, and Clickbait lead August's viewing highlights.

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Who is winning the Australian streaming war?

Research over the last six months suggests that audiences know which streamers they like and don't want to move.

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