Screen NSW has selected three teams for its Short to Feature Fast-Track initiative, and separately, has named writer and director Jon Bell the recipient of the inaugural First Nations Screen Scholarship.
Closer Productions is aiming to expand its reach well beyond South Australia in the next couple of years, having secured Enterprise funding from Screen Australia and welcomed former SAFC CEO Richard Harris as executive producer.
South Australia's Mercury CX has undergone an overhaul of its operations in an attempt to remain solvent, with a new board restructuring its model to reduce overheads and engaging an interim general manager to replace outgoing CEO, Karena Slaninka.
South Australian production houses Highview Productions and Closer Productions will work on a series adaptation of Pip Williams' 2020 debut novel 'The Dictionary of Lost Words', after securing the screen rights for the story.
South Australia creative Ansuya Nathan is looking to hit the ground running following the completion of her SBS Emerging Writers' Incubator placement with Closer Productions.
Amazon will launch nine new originals in 2023, announcing six new unscripted titles to go with previously announced commissions 'The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart', 'Deadloch', and 'Class of ‘07'.
A film tracking the 30-year journey of children's band The Wiggles and another celebrating the life of late music executive Michael Gudinski are among the nine projects to share in more than $2.7 million of documentary funding from Screen Australia.
Lynette Curran, Julian Maroun, and Syd Brisbane are set to add a fresh flavour to the second season of ABC comedy Aftertaste, which has begun filming in Adelaide.