Finally, we have a broader choice in the NSW Film Industry for film production space. Callan 201 is fully operational and at present inhabited with Blackfella Films and their successful, Logie award winning TV series, Redfern Now, now in its second series
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Paul Kelly: Stories of Me reaches $221,000 at the box office
[Tue 30/10/2012 12:42:46]
By Brendan Swift
Local documentary Paul Kelly: Stories of Me has continued its strong box office performance, topping the limited release chart in its second weekend after grossing more than $93,000.
The film, which premiered at the 2012 Melbourne International Film Festival, follows the life and career of singer-songwriter Paul Kelly. This weekend's special event screenings grossed $93,961 over seven screens, for an impressive $13,423 screen average.
It has been a strong year for Australian feature documentaries. Storm Surfers 3D has grossed more than $650,000 so far (placing it in eighth position on the top 10 all-time box office list for Australian feature docos) while I Am Eleven has taken more than $300,000. Last year, Mrs Carey's Concert became just the fourth Australian documentary to break the $1 million mark at cinemas.
Among other Australian releases, drama Hail opened on two screens and grossed $5648.