The third seasons of ABC series' 'Ginger and the Vegesaurs' and 'The Newsreader', as well as a new film from Sophie Hyde about Oscar Wilde's wife, are among the projects to share in $10 million of production funding from Screen Australia.
It's been two years since Maya Newell, Sophie Hyde, Larissa Behrendt, Alex Kelly, Rachel Naŋinaaq Edwardson and Lisa Sherrard came together to form the Unquiet Collective, a group designed to help others bridge the gap between a film’s distribution and its wider social impact.
Leah Purcell's 'The Drover's Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson' leads the nominees for the Australian Film Critics Association (AFCA) Awards, which will be held later this year.
Baz Luhrmann's 'Elvis' is the third most nominated film for this year's BAFTAs with nine nods, while Cate Blanchett and Greig Fraser are also in the mix.
Baz Luhrmann's 'Elvis' and Frances O'Connor's 'Emily', produced by Arenamedia, have received a BAFTA boost, with both biopics well represented in the longlist for the annual film awards.
Female directors have taken the lion's share of nominations for this year's Australian Directors' Guild awards, with Sian Davies and Stef Smith each securing three nods and their counterparts dominating the feature film categories.
Karl Malakunas’ Delikado and Maya Newell's The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone have made it onto the shortlists for this year's International Documentary Association (IDA) Documentary Awards, announced as the sole Australian entries in the feature and short categories, respectively.