Blackfella Films producer Darren Dale has been appointed Sydney Film Festival (SFF) board chair, taking over from Deanne Weir, who has announced her retirement after eight years on the board.
Storyd Group co-founder Deanne Weir is among the speakers for this weekend's Women in Media National conference in Sydney, taking to the stage alongside Made Up Stories producer and principal Bruna Papandrea and former ABC head of scripted Sally Riley for a panel discussion titled Driving Female Narratives.
For Film's Sake has selected 13 filmmakers to come together for an intensive that will see them form teams and generate new projects in just five days, culminating in a public pitch at Sydney Film Festival.
With Deanne Weir and Olivia Humphrey's Storyd Group, Dollhouse Pictures is developing a feature film based on Hannah Kent novel 'Devotion'.
Sue Thomson's 'Under Cover' follows the plight of ten women as they find themselves too old to be employed, struck down with illness, unable to get back into the workforce, and dealing with the aftermath of difficult breakups and divorce.