This year's AACTA Award for Best Film will be a contest between Baz Luhrmann’s 'Elvis', George Miller’s 'Three Thousand Years of Longing', Leah Purcell’s 'The Drover's Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson', Thomas M. Wright's 'The Stranger', Western Sydney anthology feature 'Here Out West', and Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes' horror 'Sissy'.
Justin Kurzel’s 'Nitram' dominated the feature film categories at Wednesday's AACTA ceremony, winning eight awards, while the ABC’s 'The Newsreader' led the pack for television with five.
More finalists have been revealed for the 2022 Screen Producers Australia (SPA) Awards, with voting now open for Comedy Program or Series Production of the Year, Light Entertainment Series Production of the Year, and Reality Series Production of the Year.
Two climate change documentaries fronted by Craig Reucassel, a factual entertainment series which looks at public shaming and teetotaller Shaun Micallef’s expose on the effects of alcohol will premiere on the ABC next year.
The screen industry needs to stop cutting writers' fees and to do a lot better in providing career paths for writers, according to Guesswork Television MD Kevin Whyte.