Crikey January 29, 2015
The AACTA awards are supposed to celebrate the best in Australian film. And they do ... if you are an actor or director. Film producer Louise Pascale explains the hierarchy.
Luke Buckmaster January 21, 2015 1 Comment
Finally, people are plunking down their hard-earned at the local multiplex to see Australian films.
Luke Buckmaster January 13, 2015
Blockbusters, biopics and a brand-new Star Wars -- the big films of 2015
Luke Buckmaster November 12, 2014
Cutting the price of Australian film tickets won't make them more competitive, it'll cheapen the whole industry.
Luke Buckmaster September 3, 2014
Throughout the first decade of this century Australian cinema was suffering an acute case of the grim-and-drearies, but some of the industry's latest offerings, including Red Dog and The Sapphires, could mark a welcome return to the more upbeat golden age of Strictly Ballroom. They just need an audience.
Matthew Clayfield February 21, 2014 2 Comments
Filmmakers Victoria Cocks and Kirsty Stark have harnessed the power of Twitter to call attention to their TV series Wastelander Panda. Their experiemt was a success, with the ABC commissioning six episodes.
Crikey February 7, 2014 3 Comments
Crikey readers talk film subsidies, pollies' entitlements and the short-lived era of muzak in the workplace.
Crikey February 6, 2014 2 Comments
Crikey readers talk politicians' entitlements, why the film industry subsidy is a rort and privacy and healthcare.
Ben Eltham January 18, 2013 1 Comment
Start-up filmmakers are increasingly turning to crowdfunding websites to finance projects. The Pozible platform has even partnered government agencies to boost cash in the sector.
Ben Eltham December 21, 2012 12 Comments
Australian film and television funding body Screen Australia has spent all its drama budget -- six months ahead of the end of the financial year. How could it let the kitty get so low?