Regional pix get coin

World Brief

The New South Wales government is backing pics made outside Sydney with its A$50,000 ($25,560) Regional Filmmaking Fund.

The first grant recipient is “The Man Who Sued God,” now lensing with helmer Mark Joffe (“The Matchmaker”) and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as a fisherman.

Another initiative sees Oz’s five major distributors agreeing to cut flexible deals with regional cinema operators.

More Film

  • James Bond Skyfall

    Universal Wins International Rights to James Bond 25

    The New South Wales government is backing pics made outside Sydney with its A$50,000 ($25,560) Regional Filmmaking Fund. The first grant recipient is “The Man Who Sued God,” now lensing with helmer Mark Joffe (“The Matchmaker”) and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as a fisherman. Another initiative sees Oz’s five major distributors agreeing to cut flexible […]

  • In 'That Summer,' the Stars of

    In 'That Summer,' the Stars of 'Grey Gardens' Look More Unhinged Than Ever

    The New South Wales government is backing pics made outside Sydney with its A$50,000 ($25,560) Regional Filmmaking Fund. The first grant recipient is “The Man Who Sued God,” now lensing with helmer Mark Joffe (“The Matchmaker”) and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as a fisherman. Another initiative sees Oz’s five major distributors agreeing to cut flexible […]

  • Alice Eve's Comedy 'Bees Make Honey'

    Film News Roundup: Alice Eve's Comedy 'Bees Make Honey' Set for July Release

    The New South Wales government is backing pics made outside Sydney with its A$50,000 ($25,560) Regional Filmmaking Fund. The first grant recipient is “The Man Who Sued God,” now lensing with helmer Mark Joffe (“The Matchmaker”) and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as a fisherman. Another initiative sees Oz’s five major distributors agreeing to cut flexible […]

  • China Appoints Wang Xiaohui as Film

    China Appoints Wang Xiaohui as Film Bureau Chief

    The New South Wales government is backing pics made outside Sydney with its A$50,000 ($25,560) Regional Filmmaking Fund. The first grant recipient is “The Man Who Sued God,” now lensing with helmer Mark Joffe (“The Matchmaker”) and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as a fisherman. Another initiative sees Oz’s five major distributors agreeing to cut flexible […]

  • Morgan Freeman Sexual Harassment

    Morgan Freeman Pulled From Visa Marketing After Harassment Allegations

    The New South Wales government is backing pics made outside Sydney with its A$50,000 ($25,560) Regional Filmmaking Fund. The first grant recipient is “The Man Who Sued God,” now lensing with helmer Mark Joffe (“The Matchmaker”) and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as a fisherman. Another initiative sees Oz’s five major distributors agreeing to cut flexible […]

  • Boba Fett movie

    ‘Star Wars:’ A Boba Fett Movie Is in the Works

    The New South Wales government is backing pics made outside Sydney with its A$50,000 ($25,560) Regional Filmmaking Fund. The first grant recipient is “The Man Who Sued God,” now lensing with helmer Mark Joffe (“The Matchmaker”) and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as a fisherman. Another initiative sees Oz’s five major distributors agreeing to cut flexible […]

  • Harvey Weinstein

    Hollywood Reacts to Impending Harvey Weinstein Arrest: 'It's Been a Long Time Coming'

    The New South Wales government is backing pics made outside Sydney with its A$50,000 ($25,560) Regional Filmmaking Fund. The first grant recipient is “The Man Who Sued God,” now lensing with helmer Mark Joffe (“The Matchmaker”) and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly as a fisherman. Another initiative sees Oz’s five major distributors agreeing to cut flexible […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content