Paul Hogan launched his new film, "Lightning Jack," to the Australian investment community Monday. Budgeted at $ A35 million ($ 24 million), it's not only the costliest film ever to come out of Oz…
Rupert Murdoch and Kerry Packer have been exploring media opportunities in Vietnam over the past six months, while the Aussie Broadcasting Corp. has been quietly forging its own formal links with the…
Television New Zealand reported a 14% lift in consolidated profit to $ NZ23. 3 million ($ 12.1 million) for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31; with extraordinary profits added, net profit tally rose to…
Shooting was scheduled to begin this week on "Sirens," an Aussie/U.K. film that marks the first major role for model Elle Macpherson and is the first domestic pic for Aussie helmer John Duigan since…
"Strictly Ballroom" continues to dominate Australia's film scene, winning another batch of awards, this time from the Film Critics' Circle of Australia.
Australia's Warner Roadshow Movie World Studios has reached its highest level of U.S.-originated production yet.
Major Aussie legit producer the Gordon Frost Organisation has created a TV division, believed to be a first for an Oz theater producer.
The Seven Network has had to cancel its new high-rated comedy series "The Norman Gunston Show" because its principal actor, Garry McDonald, has had a nervous breakdown.
Australia's second-largest film distributor, Hoyts Distribution, has stopped acquiring films and gone into "low gear" for an unspecified length of time as part of a reallocation of resources within…
The largest TV production ever made in Western Australia, "Ship to Shore," begins shooting April 5. Barron Films, that state's major producer, is making the 26-episode kids series, which is being…