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.
Colombian-born film executive Daniel Negret has been appointed CEO of Causeway Films, to be based out of the company's new London office.
Macedonia will put Goran Stolevski's third feature 'Housekeeping for Beginners' forward for the Best International Feature Oscar.
The third seasons of ABC series' 'Ginger and the Vegesaurs' and 'The Newsreader', as well as a new film from Sophie Hyde about Oscar Wilde's wife, are among the projects to share in $10 million of production funding from Screen Australia.
Since Samantha Jennings and Kristina Ceyton joined forces in Causeway Films, they've shared a mutual agenda that has defined their work together: Find and nurture new voices and talent who have potential for exciting international careers.
Goran Stolevski's Macedonian film 'Housekeeping for Beginners', his third feature, is bound for the Venice Film Festival, where it will screen in the Orizzonti competition.