A spin-off of 'High Maintenance', starring Yael Stone, and a comedic crime series from Jungle Entertainment are among the 21 projects that will share in more than $600,000 in story development funding from Screen Australia.
'A Beginner's Guide to Grief' is the latest project to be greenlit via SBS and Screen Australia's Digital Originals initiative, with an additional six projects selected for further development.
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'.
Cinespace has enlisted a group of industry heavy-hitters to deliver an initiative for emerging creatives from First Nations or culturally diverse background who have a pilot TV script ready to pitch.
Who has the right to tell certain stories? Who has the right to play certain characters? They're questions at the heart of Back to Back Theatre's 'Ganesh Versus The Third Reich', to be adapted for screen thanks to a $100,000 development grant from arts agency Creative Victoria.
Screen Producers Australia will present Matchbox Pictures co-founder and executive chairman Michael McMahon with a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s SPA Awards.