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.
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.
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.
When Tenika Smith stepped back onto the 'Neighbours' set earlier this year to be part of the soap's revival under Amazon, it represented a full-circle moment for the young director.
Screen Producers Australia has announced the mentors for this year's Ones to Watch program, with a selection of the country's leading producers to provide one-on-one guidance to participants throughout the next few months.