Within just six short years of graduating NIDA’s MFA Writing for Performance course, Gretel Vella has been nominated for an AWGIE, written and co-produced an international series for Hulu, and served as showrunner on her own series.
The titles that will contend for Best Feature Film Production, Best Drama Series Production, and Telemovie or Mini-Series Production of the Year at next year's Screen Producers Australia Awards have been revealed, with voting now open for the penultimate round of finalists.
TV drama producers face a balancing act next year: How to take advantage of the 30 per cent Producer Offset while coping with watered-down local content regulations and the financial constraints affecting all Australian broadcasters - public and commercial.
Jeffrey Walker is the set-up director for 'Young Rock', the NBC-commissioned comedy which will star Uli Latukefu as the young adult Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.
The pandemic-induced advertising downturn and temporary suspension of the local content quotas have not impacted the Nine Network's prime-time commissioning and acquisitions for 2021.
McGregor Casting founder Kirsty McGregor expresses her support for out of work creatives and discusses her current and recent projects and her bullish outlook for Australian cinema.