Jury duty – CinefestOZ Film Prize jury announced 

Ahead of CinefestOZ Film Festival’s impending August 24 opening night, the Festival today is delighted to announce the CinefestOZ Film Prize jury, who will decide on the winner of the Festival’s third annual, and Australia’s greatest, $100,000 Film Prize. Jury Chair and acclaimed Australian filmmaker, Gillian Armstrong will be joined on the jury by Producer Sue Taylor (The Tree, Looking for…

Screen Producers Australia Awards finalists announced including The Infinite Man, Downriver & Holding the Man

Screen Producers Australia today announced the finalists in the 15th Screen Producers Australia Awards. The Awards are the primary litmus test of industry excellence, and the only awards voted by production businesses working in the industry. The Screen Producers Australia Awards celebrate great Australian screen productions; honour the skill, accomplishment, and imagination of our Production Businesses; and aim to…

Write off – Nominees announced for the 2015 AWGIE Awards

Eight Australian telemovies or television mini-series are battling it out for top honours in this year’s AWGIE Awards for performance writing. Awards for the best original and best adapted screenplays for Australian feature films have nine top-flight nominees. There are 13 nominations in the five theatre categories. The Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) says nominations in…