Frances Elliott and Samantha Marlowe's 'Girl Like You', the story of a couple told over six years as one of them transitions gender, was recognised with the major award at last night's AWGIE Awards.'.
'Blaze', 'How To Please A Woman', 'Sissy' and 'Sweet As' will contend for the best original feature prize at this year’s AWGIE Awards, while 'Mrs Harris Goes to Paris', 'The Stranger' and 'The Drover's Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson' are up for the adapted gong. 'The Newsreader' leads in television with two nominations alongside 'Total Control', 'Firebite', 'Bump' and 'Heartbreak High'.
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired Northern Pictures' eight-part comedy 'Spreadsheet', led by Brit Katherine Parkinson.
An ensemble cast that includes Stephen Curry, Robbie Magasiva, Rowan Witt, Katrina Milosevic, Ryan Shelton, Zahra Newman, Tina Bursill and Richard Piper will join English actress Katherine Parkinson in comedy series Spreadsheet, now shooting in Melbourne for Paramount+.
Pearl Tan juggles so many roles - writer, director, teacher, PhD student, occasional ABC radio presenter and inclusivity activist - it's surprising she hasn't cloned herself.
Screen Australia has announced the five finalists who will compete in its pitching competition, Pitcher Perfect, to be held at VidCon in Melbourne this Friday.