Family features 'Drone Racers' and 'Whale Shark Jack' join new children's series 'Galaxy Girl' in being among nine projects to share in $7.4 million in production funding from Screen Australia.
The festive spirit is still alive and well in Queensland, as production begins on Madeleine Dyer's debut feature 'A Savage Christmas'.
Fresh from her role in 'Smile', Caitlin Stasey has signed on for a local horror in Jonathan auf der Heide’s 'Devil Inside', alongside US star Lou Taylor Pucci and the previously attached Ryan Kwanten.
Victoria's ongoing flood emergency has impacted production on Matthew Holmes' period shark thriller 'Fear Below', with cast and crew forced to evacuate from where they were shooting just outside of Moama.
â€œWe have a lot of films that are looking to go into production in the last quarter of 2017 or the first quarter of 2018 which big sales companies, gap lenders, financiers and distributors are actively pursuing."
Accelerator POD concludes with up to six projects mooted in the coming months.