Screen Producers Australia has announced the mentors for this year's Ones to Watch program, with a selection of the country's leading producers to provide one-on-one guidance to participants throughout the next few months.
Gabriel Gasparinatos' documentary 'ONEFOUR: Against All Odds' tracks the meteoric rise of the Sydney-based, Pacific Islander kids who start recording drill raps to avoid a life of crime, only for a police task force to shut down their sold-out national tour due to concerns that the group’s music will incite violence.
Netflix ANZ will work with Tony Ayres Productions, Easy Tiger, and Ronde on two new drama series, and has greenlit a documentary on drill rap group ONEFOUR as part of its next phase of Australian production.
Nearly 50 projects will benefit from $1.2 million through Screen Australia's Premium and Generate Funds, including new work from 'Class of 07' creator Kacie Anning and multi-hyphenate Leah Purcell.
The history of Australia's fashion industry and the national women's soccer team's fight for gender parity will be explored in new documentaries included in Screen Australia's latest funding round.
It seems AACTA voters couldn't help falling in love with the craft behind Baz Luhrmann's 'Elvis', with the film picking up seven out of a possible 10 gongs at the Industry Awards - including a history-making cinematography win for Mandy Walker.
Female directors have taken the lion's share of nominations for this year's Australian Directors' Guild awards, with Sian Davies and Stef Smith each securing three nods and their counterparts dominating the feature film categories.