With the Federal Government committed to introducing content obligations no later than July, the coming year is shaping up to be a gamechanger for streaming services in Australia.
With 'Boy Swallows Universe' to hit Netflix on Thursday, executive producer Andrew Mason, director Bharat Nalluri and young actor Felix Cameron talk about the process of bringing Trent Dalton's best-selling novel to life.
If you can tell a story in the pub, you can write a film script: You just need to know the techniques. So says 'Master and Commander', 'Happy Feet', 'Tanna' and 'Hotel Mumbai' scribe John Collee, who is emphatic that there there is no "dark magic" to screenwriting.
Travis Fimmel, Simon Baker, Phoebe Tonkin, Bryan Brown, and Anthony La Paglia will bring Trent Dalton's 'Boy Swallows Universe' to life for Netflix, with production on the eight-part series now underway in Brisbane.
Hopscotch Features' Troy Lum and Andrew Mason have joined forces with UK producer Gabrielle Tana to form a new production house, Brouhaha Entertainment.
Joel Edgerton has spent most of his time in lockdown writing feature films, while rethinking where and how these productions can be shot in the post COVID-19 era.