Concerns about power imbalances and toxic working environments in the film and TV industries long pre-date the emergence of #metoo as a global rallying cry against sexual assault and harassment on set.
Australia's independent exhibitors warn that more than 50 per cent face being forced to shut down permanently in the next six months unless they get urgent relief from the Federal Government.
The screen industry needs to "meaningfully grapple" with the longstanding, systemic issues that impact upon parents/carers in the sector, according to Professor Deb Verhoeven, one of the researchers behind Raising Films Australia's recent survey report.
Australian moviegoers are far less receptive to Hollywood action/adventure movies than US audiences, according to a new study.
Screen Australia’s Gender Matters initiative is not tackling the male dominance of the film production industry, according to Professor Deb Verhoeven, who proposes a radical solution: deny funding to men who don’t employ women in their creative teams.
Independent cinema owners from across the country are gathered at the 2017 ICAA Conference in Sydney this week to talk about the future for film exhibition.