Rachel Ward’s most recent role? Farmhand. After ecological despair following the Black Summer fires, the director rolled up her sleeves to learn about regenerative agriculture, as tracked in documentary 'Rachel’s Farm'. Ward and producer Bettina Dalton talk to IF.
As Sydney Film Festival readies its 70th anniversary edition, it has released a sneak peak of its first 12 titles, including Rachel Ward documentary, 'Rachel's Farm', and Brenda Matthews and Nathaniel Schmidt's 'The Last Daughter'.
Actors Marta Dusseldorp and Sacha Horler join APRA AMCOS executive director Nicholas Pickard in being appointed to the Screen Australia board for three-year terms.
Directors working in the streaming landscape and alongside showrunners must take a “humility pill” or “move to the exit”, according to Rachel Ward, who opened the Australian Directors' Guild conference.
Prolific screenwriter Anya Beyersdorf says her excitement level has gone through the roof as she collaborates with director Rachel Ward on one of the segments of the ABC's female-driven Shakespeare Now anthology.
The head-to-head clash between Universal’s 'Palm Beach' and Transmission Films’ 'Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan' last weekend was far from ideal, but both films are positioned to have leggy runs thanks to word of mouth.