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,…

The Big Pineapple winner announced!

Drumroll please! Jan Cattoni has won the 2017 Big Pineapple film funding award. Jan’s concept, titled Yuki, was chosen from a pool of 305 script entries to the inaugural competition. Jan wins a $50,000 cash prize which will enable her to write and produce the feature film in time to be screened at the April 2018 For…

Drama queens

Sisters are doing it for themselves Nothing about the production or distribution of new Australian feature film, Drama can be labelled conventional. Aussie sisters, Sophie and Dominique Mathisen, are true disruptors in the space. Sophie wrote, directed and starred in Drama and Dominique produced it. They have created this indie charmer their own way, on their own terms. By…