I’ve only been writing a short time by industry standards after spending 10 years on strategy and technology for the resources sector and consulting for other industries.
New South Wales may house the most production of any state in Australia but the lines of communication are still well and truly open between the industry and the state's screen agency, according to Screen NSW head Kyas Hepworth.
Nakul Legha may have only been a member of the Netflix ANZ content team for just under 12 months, but his enthusiasm for Australian storytelling goes well beyond that.
Former Screenworks CEO Ken Crouch may have only started at Screen Australia in February, but he has already undergone a title change.
Two projects have been announced as joint winners of the New Perspectives Pitch Lab, with the teams from feature documentary Joy and First Nations-led documentary series Our Country to participate in pitching opportunities at the 2022 Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC).
Screen Australia would like to see more projects that appeal to the "underserved" audience of 14-35-year-olds and have the potential to resonate internationally, head of content Grainne Brunsdon says.
AACTA has unveiled the finalists for two of its pitching competitions, one in partnership with Monster Pictures and the other with Sony.