The big winners of a recent change to New Zealand production incentives will be local physical effects companies, as specialist props and models become qualifying spend for the first time. "For…
After an eight-year tenure as artistic director of the Sydney Theatre Company – five of which he shared with wife Cate Blanchett – Andrew Upton is set to step down at the end of this year. Upton and…
Australian actress Abbey Lee won a model-search competition in 2004, and has become one of the world's best-known fashion faces. Now, she's broadened her horizons into acting for the upcoming "Mad…
CAREER BUILDING In 2013, Cocquerel made his screen debut in short film "Walk Right In" and had a single-episode arc in Aussie TV series "Love Child" before he was tapped to star opposite Anthony…
SLIPPERY START: Snook took a spin in Aussie sudsers ("All Saints," "Packed to the Rafters") before scoring a small part in controversial 2011 pic "Sleeping Beauty" and a recurring role in edgy…
The recent $21 million payment to keep "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" afloat Down Under is clear evidence of a country employing creative means to keeps its appeal alive to big overseas productions.
See-Saw Films, part of the producing team behind "The King's Speech," has acquired the rights to Saroo Brierley's as-yet-unpublished autobiography.
It was a great night for indigenous filmmakers as feelgood tuner "The Sapphires," about an Aboriginal girl group in the 1960s, took all the major kudos at the 2nd Australian Academy of Cinema and…
SYDNEY Australian media, in the aftermath of the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in December, spent much time lauding former Aussie prime minister John Howard for his crackdown on…
Greek-Turkish coproduction "Tepenin Ardi" ("Beyond the Hill") has won for best feature film at the sixth annual Asia-Pacific Screen Awards (APSAs) held in Brisbane this weekend.
SYDNEY -- It's been a tense week for Australia's embattled Nine Network, which met with its major investors over the past few days in an effort to stave off bankuptcy.