Director Angie Kilsby, writer and producer India Stanley, and producer India Williams are the winners of this year's AACTA Pitch: Focus initiative, receiving $15,000 in development funds and a suite of Sony equipment on loan to produce their film 'Skin Deep'.
A psychological thriller inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe is in the latter stages of production in Melbourne, with Nicholas Jaquinot and Ruby Duncan starring as leads.
Some 10 films have been nominated for the Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year Award at the Byron Bay International Film Festival, with veteran actor Jack Thompson among the judges.
Writer-director Olivia Martin-McGuire's 'Freedom Swimmer' has collected yet another award, this time the top gong in CinefestOz's Short Film Competition.
Stephen Curry and Jackson Tozer have been cast in a black comedy short film set to shoot in Melbourne during March.