First-time director Ramata-Toulaye Sy has won the $140,000 Bright Horizons competition at this year's Melbourne International Film Festival for romantic drama Banel & Adama.
The Melbourne International Film Festival has announced the nominees and juries for the Blackmagic Design Australian Innovation Award and the inaugural First Nations Film Creative Award.
The cast and crew of Endemol Shine Australia's 'RFDS' have gone back to Broken Hill to commence shooting on season two, with Emma Harvie added to the cast.
The second season of ABC's 'The Newsreader' will travel from election night 1987, through the shocks of the Hoddle Street shootings and the Stock Market Crash, the complexity of the heroin crisis, towards the protest and pageantry of the 1988 Bicentenary.
Directors working in the streaming landscape and alongside showrunners must take a “humility pill” or “move to the exit”, according to Rachel Ward, who opened the Australian Directors' Guild conference.
Canadian-New Zealand actor Daniel Gillies ('The Originals') and Philippa Northeast are set to bolster the bulletins of ABC's 'The Newsreader' as filming on season two begins in Melbourne.