'Blaze', 'How To Please A Woman', 'Sissy' and 'Sweet As' will contend for the best original feature prize at this year’s AWGIE Awards, while 'Mrs Harris Goes to Paris', 'The Stranger' and 'The Drover's Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson' are up for the adapted gong. 'The Newsreader' leads in television with two nominations alongside 'Total Control', 'Firebite', 'Bump' and 'Heartbreak High'.
Playwright-screenwriter Nathan Maynard and author-screenwriter Adam Thompson have come together to form kutikina Productions, with the company to co-produce Digital Originals series Moonbird alongside Rummin Productions.
Screen Australia, SBS and NITV have announced seven projects from this year’s Digital Originals initiative to receive development funding, with three titles from the group to eventually go into production.
New seasons of children’s series, 'The PM’s Daughter' and 'Little J & Big Cuz' are among the eight projects that will share in $5.5 million of production funding from Screen Australia
Screen Australia has announced the 11 creatives who have been selected to take part in the Developing the Developer workshop for 2019.