Producer Emma Cooper is the new chair of Australians in Film (AiF), taking over from Simonne Overend.
Nominations for this year's Australian Directors' Guild (ADG) Awards are shared amongst the likes of Wayne Blair, Shannon Murphy, Daniel Nettheim, Tennika Smith, and Jonathan Brough, who have all scored two nods each.
Australians in Film (AiF) has welcomed several new board members as it works to provide professional development opportunities for its members and industry partners during the pandemic.
In this unprecedented, fractured year for Australian cinemas, finally enough Aussie films have been released to compile the top 10 titles.
The hardest part about the coronavirus pandemic for Goalpost Pictures was having to make one staffer redundant and stand down another, who was subsequently was reinstated thanks to the JobKeeper wage subsidy.
This year's Gold Coast Film Festival will be bookended by two Aussie features, opening with Unjoo Moon's Helen Reddy biopic 'I Am Woman,' and closing with the locally shot comedic thriller 'Bloody Hell', directed by Alister Grierson.
'I Am Woman' is the story of Helen Reddy, who in 1966 landed in New York with her three-year-old daughter, a suitcase and $230 in her pocket. Within weeks she was broke. Within months she was in love. Within five years she was one of the biggest superstars of her time, and an icon of the 1970s feminist movement, who wrote a song which galvanised a generation of women to fight for change.
Adelaide Studios' sound mixing theatre has been named after South Australia’s ‘godfather’ of sound Michael Rowan.