Screen Australia's Gender Matters Taskforce and WIFT Australia have partnered on a new mentorship program aimed at empowering women and gender-diverse practitioners from across the screen industry, from production through to distribution and marketing.
Last weekend saw a variety of new films open at the box office: Bollywood gangster drama 'Animal', 'Trolls Band Together', two concerts in 'Andre Rieu's White Christmas' and 'Renaissance: A Film By Beyonce', and Japan's Godzilla Minus One. Yet it was 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes', in its third frame, that drew the largest audience, surpassing last weekend's no. 1, 'Napoleon'.
Screen Australia has selected 14 recipients to undergo placements at 12 host companies as part of the next phase of its BTL: Next Step initiative.
An exploration into the deepest freshwater cave in the world and a snapshot of rugby league and women's sport in Australia are among the subjects of seven documentaries that will share in over $1.7 million of production funding from Screen Australia.
Screen Producers Australia (SPA) has partnered with Netflix to launch Broad Horizons, a new initiative designed to increase access and opportunities for First Nations screen professionals.