A fearless physical performance by Cate Blanchett is at the center of the painful, disjointed search for salvation depicted in Botho Strauss' "Gross und Klein."
The Sydney Film Festival has tapped Nashen Moodley, the programming topper of the Durban Film Festival, for its top job.
Helmer, writer, animator and artist Sarah Watt died Friday, Nov. 4 in Melbourne, Australia, after a protracted fight with cancer. She was 53.
The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts, which launched in August, has announced it will work with G'Day USA, a Los Angeles event that promotes all things Australian, to boost its…
Breakdown of the top global markets for independents: for Aussie distribs the English-speaking territories of North America and the U.K. will always be priorities, but European arthouse films do…
If you are looking for a home for your $200 million tentpole, perhaps you should consider New Zealand.
After a year-long review of Aussie film subsidies ended this year, the industry had a partial win with the post-production, digital and visual effects (PDV) offset upped from 15% of production spend…
The spending on adult TV drama in Australia is at a decade-long high, but a lack of big-budget films has seen total spending in the country fall by a third.
Global Creatures, the team behind the successful arena adaptation of the BBC's "Walking With Dinosaurs" series, has announced its King Kong musical will bow in Melbourne's Regent Theater in 2013.
Tyro helmer-scribe Tusi Tamasese's Samoan-lingo "The Orator" (O le tulafale) has become New Zealand's first foreign-language Oscar entry.
After 2011's focus on European dramas, Sydney Theater Company artistic directors Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton are returning to Australian works for the 2012 season.