The Gold Coast Film Festival will open in early April with the Australian premiere of Damon Gameau's '2040', and close with the world premiere of Storm Ashwood's war film 'Escape and Evasion'.
Screenwest has named Brooke Silcox and Mat de Koning's '29 Years Eight Days' and Sam Lara and Cathy Henkel's 'Laura's Choice' the joint recipients of the 2019 Brian Beaton Award.
Sydney Film Festival has unveiled the first 22 films on its line-up, with the event ready to return in-person during its traditional June dates for the first time since 2019.
Critics have hailed Kitty Green's 'The Royal Hotel' as an "even deeper" and "pulpier and more explosive" look at toxic masculinity than her 2019 #MeToo thriller 'The Assistant', with many drawing comparisons between the film and Ted Kotcheff's 1971 classic 'Wake in Fright'.
The Australian Labor Party has unveiled its cultural policy ahead of the election this Saturday, promising increased cooperation between federal, state, and local levels of government when it comes to the arts sector, as well as an "arms-length" approach to funding.
A new report released by the Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association (ASPERA) shows that there is limited on screen diversity within students' capstone projects at film school, and behind the camera, crew roles are gendered.
“One in five people in Australia experience disability. It’s time to bring the issues which put up barriers for these people in the screen industry to the fore."