Danny Philippou, Alice Bell, Noora Niasari and Sabir Pirzada are the speakers for Australians in Film and Screen Australia's 2024 Untapped initiative, now open for applications.
One of the key decisions Lingo Pictures made through the development of SBS anthology series 'Erotic Stories' was that sex had to be central to the story. How sex would then be depicted on screen became paramount, as did creating a safe workplace for cast and crew to create such content.
Ahead of his spotlight session at next month's Australian International Documentary Conference, Mstyslav Chernov, director of the Oscar-nominated '20 Days in Mariupol', talks to IF about working in a conflict zone, and the differences between news and documentary storytelling, both in terms of craft and impact on the audience.
SAE Creative Media Institute has received University College accreditation from the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency.
'Bob Marley: One Love' and 'Madame Web' had a tighter race for no. 1 at the box office in Australia than in the US. Meanwhile, 'Force of Nature: The Dry 2' is already ahead of every Australian film released in 2023 after just two weekends.
Given the regional setting of Ben Pfeiffer's microbudget drama 'The Returned', it's fitting that news of the film moved like small-town gossip to attract its cast and crew.