Australian productions dominated the children's categories at the International Emmy Awards, with both 'Heartbreak High' and 'Built to Survive' picking up prizes, while 'Harley & Katya' took home the gong for Sports Documentary.
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.
Screen Australia has unveiled 13 titles that will share in $3.7 million of production funding, with six documentaries to be supported through the Producer Program and seven projects via the Commissioned Program.
The Natalie Miller Fellowship (NMF) organisers have appealed for more Indigenous female screen practitioners to apply for the fellowship that provides an annual $20,000 grant for leadership advancement.
Australia's documentary makers are less affected by production shutdowns than most other sectors of the screen industry - apart from the large cohort of animators who are still working remotely.
Two Australian productions, Stranger Than Fiction Film's 'David Stratton's Stories of Australian Cinema' and Endemol Shine Australia's 'MasterChef Australia', are in contention for the 2018 International Emmy Awards.