Screen Australia has taken the next steps with its below-the-line training initiatives, unveiling the recipients and host companies for BTL Next Step, the Production Crew Skills Training Fund, and the Transferable Skills and Returning Crew Training Fund, while also announcing $1.7 million of industry development funding across the programs.
With the internationalisation of Australia's content landscape continuing at an exponential rate, how can creatives and production companies best harness the opportunities that come from an increasingly crowded marketplace?
Feature films from directors Tony Ayres and Gracie Otto, as well Aunty Donna’s production company Haven’t You Done Well Productions, are among the 33 projects to share in $1 million of story development funding from Screen Australia.
With SBS preparing to select its second group of participants for the Emerging Writers Incubator, one of the program's inaugural members has shared her experience of the nationwide initiative, describing it as "life-changing".
Screen practitioners with disability have been selected for professional development opportunities across Netflix, Jungle Entertainment, Animal Logic, SBS, Fremantle Media, and Industrial Light and Magic as part of the state government's Createability Internship Program.
It feels time for us to question whether it is right to hold all of our biggest award nights and conferences at casinos, writes Jungle Entertainment CEO Jason Burrows.