Macedonian-Australian director Goran Stolevski drew comparisons with filmmakers like Terrence Malick and Jonathan Glazer after his feature debut 'You Won't Be Alone' premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on the weekend.
High-profile talent on both sides of camera punctuate the four feature films, three television dramas, and one virtual reality project that will share in more than $6.5 million of production funding from Screen Australia.
Screen Australia and Australians in Film have announced the participants for the Talent Gateway and the Global Producers Exchange, both designed to connect Australian creatives with key US decision-makers.
Australian films have won in two categories at this year's LA Shorts International Film Festival, with Jon Bell's 'The Moogai' awarded Best Horror and Tony Radevski's 'Risen' named Best Sci-Fi.
Nearly 30 projects will share in $975,000 of story development funding from Screen Australia, including a television series inspired by the 1999 film 'Two Hands' from director Gregor Jordan, and a family feature film from the producers of 'Bluey'.