As the Make it Australian campaign for local content obligations to be imposed on streaming services intensifies, Netflix is talking up its growing investment in Australian film and TV productions and again rejecting the need for a quota.
Damon Herriman, Hannah Gadsby, Keiynan Lonsdale and Eliza Scanlen are among those to be honoured at the upcoming in Australians in Film (AiF) Awards, to be held LA in October.
Monica Lewinsky, actress/producer Amy Adams, producer, director and writer Simon Kinberg and Ausfilm CEO Debra Richards will hand out the prizes at Australians in Film’s 7th annual awards gala in Los Angeles.
When US writer Nell Scovell started out in the late 1980s, frequently she was the only female in the writers room.
The ABC and Canadian public broadcaster CBC have agreed to co-develop and co-produce drama, comedy, non-scripted and children’s programming.
Hannah Gadsby has scored two nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards while Daina Reid earned her first nomination for directing an episode of The Handmaid’s Tale.