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.
Travis Fimmel, Simon Baker, Phoebe Tonkin, Bryan Brown, and Anthony La Paglia will bring Trent Dalton's 'Boy Swallows Universe' to life for Netflix, with production on the eight-part series now underway in Brisbane.
When 'Wakefield' premiered on the ABC this month, it was the culmination of a nearly decade-long journey for creator and showrunner Kristen Dunphy.
The ABC and Tony Ayres Productions' (TAP) anthology drama 'Fires' is underway in Victoria, with a stellar cast that boasts Eliza Scanlen, Sam Worthington, Richard Roxburgh, Sullivan Stapleton, Miranda Otto, Hunter Page-Lochard, Anna Torv, Kate Box, Helana Sawires, Daniel Henshall, and Noni Hazlehurst.
Jungle Entertainment and the ABC's 'Wakefield' will be among the first drama series to resume shooting after the shutdown after the producers obtained an exemption from Border Force travel restrictions for Rudi Dharmalingam.
The virtual Cannes Film Market is underway with a raft of titles driven by Australian talent being pitched to buyers either as pre-sales or completed films.
Jocelyn Moorhouse was shooting the ABC's 'Stateless' when Jungle Entertainment offered her the gig of set-up director of the ABC drama 'Wakefield'.
British actor Rudi Dharmalingam, Mandy McElhinney and Geraldine Hakewill lead the cast of newly-annnounced ABC drama 'Wakefield', now shooting across Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Southern Highlands.