In 2023, the Casting Guild of Australia expanded its group of Rising Stars from ten actors to 12. The guild believes each has potential to break out on the world stage. Here, they talk to IF.
The Foxtel Group will work to capitalise on “stronger than ever” demand for stories that reflect and celebrate Australian culture across its subscription channels and streaming service Binge in the coming year.
The documentary sector must remain vigilant of regulatory details and market factors as it continues to navigate changes to financing and distribution models in 2024, Documentary Australia CEO Mitzi Goldman says.
Actress Shuang Hu started writing her own work "out of necessity" - she realised if you have a story you want to tell, you can't rely on others to tell it for you. That led her to create Australia's first Amazon Original film, rom-com 'Five Blind Dates'.
SBS will seek to drive its point of difference as a public broadcaster to audiences in the coming year, with director of television Kathryn Fink encouraging prospective collaborators to be “bold and ambitious” in their ideas.
With the Federal Government committed to introducing content obligations no later than July, the coming year is shaping up to be a gamechanger for streaming services in Australia.
Adapting to increasingly fragmented audiences is one of the most pressing issues for Australia’s free-to-air broadcasters, as the country’s ratings system begins a new era.