Producer Sue Milliken to receive 2018 Chauvel Award

The Gold Coast Film Festival will award national screen industry award, the Chauvel Award, to producer Sue Milliken this month. With a career across film and TV stretching from the late 1960’s to today, Milliken is a highly regarded and lauded Australian producer. Most recently, Sue co-wrote and produced the Bruce Beresford’s Ladies in Black,…

2018 program announced for the Melbourne Women in Film Festival

The Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF) has announce its 2018 festival program. Taking place from 22 to 25 February at venues across Melbourne’s CBD including ACMI Federation Square, Hoyts Melbourne Central and RMIT University, MWFF celebrates and supports the work of women screen practitioners across all disciplines in the industry, including directors, writers, producers,…

Feature Films in competition for the 6th AACTA Awards revealed

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) today announced the feature films in competition for this year’s AACTA Awards – Australia’s highest screen acknowledgement. AACTA also today launched the 6th AACTA Awards presented by Presto | Official Screenings Program, a four- week program that brings Australia’s leading screen professionals together with screen fans…

Cate Blanchett, Richard Roxburgh and a bunch of Aussie talent to receive development funding for upcoming projects

Blanchett’s Stateless is one of 23 film and TV projects that Screen Australia has today announced will receive development funding to the total of $640,000. A diverse range of projects and talent are being supported, including works from Bryan Brown and Rachel Ward, Richard Roxburgh, Marieke Hardy, Jan Chapman, Stephan Elliott and Bondi Hipsters’ Nicholas Boshier. Cate Blanchett’s…