One to Watch: Female Director Making Waves

It’s been 5 years since Kathryn Bigelow broke through the glass ceiling when The Hurt Locker won her the Oscar for Best Director. The hope was that this watershed moment would open the door for female directors but mainstream figures remain woefully low. Last year just 4.6% of films released by the six majors were directed by women. There have been the notable box office successes; Sam Tyler-Johnson withFifty Shades of Grey (grossing $570m… Read more »


Screen Australia today announced the final development round for 2014

Final 22 drama projects to receive development support in 2014

Screen Australia today announced the final development round for 2014 with $434,600 in feature film, high-end television and talent development funding for 22 projects. Director Gemma Lee, producer Raquelle David and writer Charlie Clausen will tackle a sci-fi coming-of-age story with Blackwood.  The film is about a teenage girl who in the aftermath of a natural disaster must decide if she will search for her… Read more »