Australia is among the most represented countries outside of the US in the initial line-up for this year's SXSW Film and TV Festival, with Natalie Bailey’s 'Audrey', Jon Bell's 'The Moogai', and Jack Clark and Jim Weir's 'Birdeater' among the films selected.
Writer-director Rodd Rathjen's debut feature 'Buoyancy' has been put forward as Australia's official submission for the Best International Feature Film prize at the 2020 Academy Awards.
Film and distribution consultant Beatrice Neumann, writer/producer Meg LeFauve, producer Kristina Ceyton, Screen Herd content strategist Beatrix Holland and Bonsai Films founder Jonathan Page are among those to speak at women collective Dame Changer's upcoming Screen Tank event.
Danny and Michael Philippou's debut feature 'Talk to Me' is shaping up to have quite the international festival run, due to make its European premiere at the Berlin Film Festival in February. Also announced for the festival is short 'Marungka Tjalatjunu (Dipped in Black)', created by Yankunytjatjara artist Derik Lynch and artist Matthew Thorne.
Goran Stolevski's debut feature 'You Won't Be Alone' is Australia's official submission for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film.