Screen Producers Australia is urging the government to further extend the Temporary Interruption Fund (TIF) scheme in order to provide cover for productions in a post-lockdown climate.
Even as COVID restrictions start to lift, many of us are struggling with feelings of despondency. Emmy and AACTA Award-winning producer turned screen sector executive coach Ellenor Cox provides four strategies for a pick-me-up.
With audiences emerging from lockdown in South East Queensland, Cairns and regional Victoria, DC/Warner Bros.' 'The Suicide Squad' held no. 1 at the box office, narrowly defeating Disney's new sci-fi, 'Free Guy'.
With Sydney's cinemas still shuttered, a snap lockdown in effect in South East Queensland, Victorian and South Australian theatres just reopening, and the Olympics competing for eyeballs, it wasn't going to be smooth sailing for Disney's 'Jungle Cruise'.
With Greater Sydney facing another two weeks in lockdown, the growing COVID-19 threat has led to mixed reactions regarding productions in the state as movements become more constricted.