Transmission Films managing directors Andrew Mackie and Richard Payten were honoured as the joint recipients of the Australian Cinema Pioneer of the Year Award Wednesday evening at the 90th anniversary dinner of the Society of Australian Cinema Pioneers, while Lori Flekser was named the organisation's next president.
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.
'Carmen', 'Foe', 'Limbo', 'Shayda', 'Streets of Colour' and 'The Royal Hotel' will contend for Feature Film Production of the Year at next year's Screen Producers Australia Awards, to be held on the final night of Screen Forever on the Gold Coast.
Screen Australia head of content Grainne Brunsdon looks ahead to 2024 amid shifts in both the agency's content and executive team.