Given the commercial pressures facing Australia's free-to-air networks and funding agencies, the industry should look to private investors to fill the widening gap in financing TV dramas and features, according to Deanne Weir.
Entries are now open for the second round of For Film’s Sake’s global feature film development lab, Attagirl, which supports female and non-binary filmmaking teams.
Tracey Rigney, Emma Freeman, Tanya Modini, Laura Scrivano, Zoe Pepper, Eve Spence and Amin Palangi are among the directors who will take part in Attagirl, the new lab dedicated to creating production and distribution pathways for feature films by female and non-binary creative teams.
For Film's Sake has expanded its rapid talent development incubator, Platform, to creatives Australia-wide. To be held in person over just four days, 10 filmmakers will form creative teams to work on new fiction projects that they'll then publicly pitch at the Sydney Film Festival Hub.
For Film's Sake (FFS), the advocacy organisation behind the female-focused film lab Attagirl, has joined with Sydney Film Festival (SFF) to announce two new prizes and an incubator program aimed at supporting filmmakers of diverse background.
For Film's Sake (FFS) is launching a narrative feature film development lab, Attagirl, designed to support female and non-binary filmmakers from around the world.
For Film's Sake has selected 13 filmmakers to come together for an intensive that will see them form teams and generate new projects in just five days, culminating in a public pitch at Sydney Film Festival.
In partnership with Bonsai Films, FFS will release Alena Lodkina’s 'Strange Colours' next week and Gabrielle Brady’s 'Island of the Hungry Ghosts' in the first quarter of next year.