A selection of Australia's best-known Hollywood exports will take to the stage at this month's SXSW Sydney conference as part of two new sessions being presented by Australian in Film, in partnership with Screen Australia.
Director Phillip Noyce, known for films such as 'Rabbit-Proof Fence', 'Salt', 'Catch a Fire', 'The Quiet American', and 'Clear and Present Danger', has become the inaugural patron of Bond University's Film and Television Awards (BUFTA)
"Creativity is a revolutionary act. So is education. The school does both." AFTRS began celebrations for its 50th year this week, bringing together the cohorts of 1973 and 2023.
The creative industries were well represented in this year's Australia Day honours list, with director Phillip Noyce, Made Up Stories producer Bruna Papandrea, and actors Claudia Karvan and David Wenham among those recognised.
Actress and producer Rose Byrne will appear alongside Academy Award-winning producer Moylle Asher and MTV co-founder and television producer Fred Siebert at the Australian International Screen Forum this month as part of the event's industry program.
To celebrate its 85th birthday, Ritz Cinemas in Sydney's Randwick has announced 'Australia on Celluloid', a year-long program of classic local films presented on 35mm prints.
Justin Kurzel’s 'Nitram' dominated the feature film categories at Wednesday's AACTA ceremony, winning eight awards, while the ABC’s 'The Newsreader' led the pack for television with five.
After playing characters who were in chains or oppressed earlier in her career, Natasha Wanganeen is relishing the chance to portray a wide diversity of roles.