Nearly 50 projects will benefit from $1.2 million through Screen Australia's Premium and Generate Funds, including new work from 'Class of 07' creator Kacie Anning and multi-hyphenate Leah Purcell.
Over-qualified staff at a dingy bowling alley, a kooky children's arts presenter that struggles to teach morals to a new generation, and a down-and-out private investigator are among the subjects of this year's successful Fresh Blood concepts.
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.
Family features 'Drone Racers' and 'Whale Shark Jack' join new children's series 'Galaxy Girl' in being among nine projects to share in $7.4 million in production funding from Screen Australia.
Frances Elliott and Samantha Marlowe's 'Girl Like You', the story of a couple told over six years as one of them transitions gender, was recognised with the major award at last night's AWGIE Awards.'.
Screen Australia, NZ On Air and TikTok have announced the eight teams that will receive funding via the second round of the Every Voice initiative, which aims to support a new generation of Australian and New Zealand storytellers.