Technology trends such as the transformative impact of artificial intelligence were the subject of in-depth discussions at this year's Screen Producers Australia's GENR8 conference on Wednesday.
New Canvas’ virtual reality series Lustration is among the nominees for this year's Webby Awards, included in the Best Narrative Experience in the Metaverse, Immersive & Virtual category.
Director Leticia Caceres has been announced as the second artist-in-residence at Start VR, following on from 'Cleverman' creator Ryan Griffen, who continues to develop projects with the company.
Fully integrated entertainment platform Wattpad Webtoon Studios is seeking to grow its Australian presence, with global head of film Lindsey Ramey highlighting the importance of the country's storytellers while attending last week's inaugural Futures Conference in Sydney.
In partnership with Polygon Studios, XR studio New Canvas has launched non-fungible tokens (NFTs) based on its project 'Lustration', currently playing in Venice Immersive.
New Canvas is among 13 businesses selected by Warner Bros. Discovery and Acme Innovation to take part in Collider On The Lot, a new accelerator program designed to provide opportunities to collaborate with the two companies as they explore emerging technologies.
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.