HBO's mini "The Pacific" was originally only set to lense 3% Down Under, but the production team decided to shoot 80% in the country -- the appeal of Oz's southern state of Victoria was the deal…
Australia's obsession with true crime is keeping auds amused -- and lawyers busy.
A pic by tyro helmer Justin Kurzel and a docu about filmmaker Paul Cox head the list of March funding approvals from Screen Australia that topped A$5 million ($4.5 million).
The New Zealand home base of Weta Digital, and a host of other NZ film companies, is set to officially become Wellywood, with a Hollywood-style sign to be erected on the hills of the Miramar…
The Aussie International Documentary Confab will offer $A200,000 ($179,000) grants for docu makers.
Down but not out, Hollywood studios -- including Universal Pictures, Warner Bros., Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 20th Century Fox and Disney -- have appealed against a recent Australian…
It must be one of the most unlikely media pacts ever.
The Aussie government probably wishes it could press "rewind" on its recent announcement to hand A$250 million ($225 million) to each of the free-to-air networks, after the move set off a firestorm…
Film New Zealand has tapped Gisella Carr, who comes from the fundraising department of NZ's national museum Te Papa, as its topper.
As Australia rolls out new digital channels and online catch-up services, the Aussie government has made a move to preserve local content in the new media age.