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.
Finally, people are plunking down their hard-earned at the local multiplex to see Australian films.
Cutting the price of Australian film tickets won't make them more competitive, it'll cheapen the whole industry.
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.
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 readers talk politicians' entitlements, why the film industry subsidy is a rort and privacy and healthcare.
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.
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?