Screen Australia head of content Grainne Brunsdon looks ahead to 2024 amid shifts in both the agency's content and executive team.
Monash University head of film and screen studies Olivia Khoo and SBS scripted commissioning editor Loani Arman are the new co-chairs of the Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network (SDIN), taking over from Michelle Cheng and Kelrick Martin.
Mohini Herse's 'Appetite' will have its world premiere at next month's Canneseries, where it will be the only Australian production to feature in-competition.
Contemporary tales of love and lust will round out a trio of drama titles for SBS in 2023, with anthology 'Erotic Stories' added to the broadcaster's upcoming slate alongside revisionist historical dramedy 'While the Men are Away' and thriller series 'Safe Home'.
Karen Radzyner has joined Photoplay as head of development, bringing to the company a significant slate of projects as it expands further into film and television.
SBS will bring more new voices to the forefront in its upcoming drama slate, which includes four short-form productions from its Digital Originals initiative, as well as the upcoming series 'Safe Home', from producer Imogen Banks.
'A Beginner's Guide to Grief' is the latest project to be greenlit via SBS and Screen Australia's Digital Originals initiative, with an additional six projects selected for further development.