When Kitty Green first watched Peter Gleeson's 2017 documentary 'Hotel Coolgardie', she was immediately intrigued by the subject matter, leading her to write her second narrative feature, 'The Royal Hotel'.
Foxtel is backing the screen adaptation of Paul Kelly's Christmas classic 'How to Make Gravy' as a recipe for Binge's entry into feature films, with the project to shoot on the Gold Coast and star Hugo Weaving and Daniel Henshall.
Critics have hailed Kitty Green's 'The Royal Hotel' as an "even deeper" and "pulpier and more explosive" look at toxic masculinity than her 2019 #MeToo thriller 'The Assistant', with many drawing comparisons between the film and Ted Kotcheff's 1971 classic 'Wake in Fright'.
In coming up with the story for his feature directorial debut 'The Rooster', starring Phoenix Raei and Hugo Weaving, Mark Leonard Winter tried to depict the strangeness and difficulty that came with a time of "deep depression".
DCD Rights has announced more sales for the second season of Warner Bros. International Television Production Australia’s 'Love Me'.
Hugo Weaving has continued his collaboration with LiveLab, the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School, teaming up to produce two follow up films to 2016’s 'Ky’s Story: Living with Autism'.
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'.