Screen Australia has unveiled 13 titles that will share in $3.7 million of production funding, with six documentaries to be supported through the Producer Program and seven projects via the Commissioned Program.
SBS will bring more new voices to the forefront in its upcoming drama slate, which includes four short-form productions from its Digital Originals initiative, as well as the upcoming series 'Safe Home', from producer Imogen Banks.
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.
Filmmaker Sally Aitken and producer Aline Jacques have combined their expertise to officially launch SAM Content, an independent production company based in Sydney.
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'.
Australia has representation across six categories for this year's Rockie Awards, held as part of the Banff World Media Festival in June.
Sally Aitken's 'Hot Potato: The Story of The Wiggles', a documentary that explores the meteoric rise of the children's music group, will have its world premiere at October's SXSW Sydney, which is also set to include a First Nations Screen Festival and an XR Showcase.