A comedy pilot offering a snapshot of what it means to be desperate for success in your 20s has received a strong endorsement at US TV festival SeriesFest, winning Best Comedy and Best Writing in the Independent Pilot Competition.
The theatrical debut of Disney's 'Black Widow' smashed pandemic-era records in the US, but in Australia, where Sydney remains in lockdown, the film couldn't surpass the opening weekends of recent titles 'F9' or 'Godzilla vs. Kong'.
For Film's Sake (FFS), the advocacy organisation behind the female-focused film lab Attagirl, has joined with Sydney Film Festival (SFF) to announce two new prizes and an incubator program aimed at supporting filmmakers of diverse background.
As part of its commitment to fostering ties between the Australian and New York-based screen sectors, the Australian International Screen Forum has established a new series of annual programs and events exclusively for alumni filmmakers.
The current Sydney lockdown and the tightening of restrictions across the country has dealt another blow to exhibitors.
The response of Australian cinemas to the pandemic has inspired new research from the Queensland University of Technology about the connection between audiences and the big screen experience.