Peter Muston, a line producer and production manager with more than two decades of experience, has died aged 64.
Among the productions impacted by the SAG-AFTRA strike are multiple international titles lured to Australia via the Location Incentive, which may be on hiatus until the strike is resolved.
'Elvis', 'Three Thousand Years of Longing', and 'Poker Face' have dominated the feature film categories for this year's Australian Production Design Guild Awards, set to be held in August.
Days after it was confirmed as the shoot location for the 'Mortal Kombat' sequel, Queensland has lured another big-scale production in the form of NBCUniversal drama 'La Brea'.
'La Brea' producer Naomi Cleaver has joined Melbourne-based film production and finance group, Forte Corp, as head of production.
NBCUniversal's second season of 'La Brea', currently shooting in Melbourne, is believed to be one of the first productions globally to use a hybrid lithium-ion battery system to power its unit base - saving up to an estimated 20,000 litres of diesel fuel a month.
'The Drover's Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson', 'Peter Rabbit 2', 'Wyrmwood: Apocalypse', 'Mortal Kombat' and 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' lead the feature film nominees for the upcoming Australian Production Design Guild Awards, while 'La Brea', 'Firebite', 'Pieces of Her', 'Frayed' and 'New Gold Mountain' lead in TV.
AppleTV+'s 'Metropolis' will shoot in Victoria, with both state and federal governments also investing in new virtual production infrastructure and training at Docklands Studios Melbourne to support.