Anne Fontaine's "The Grandmothers," starring Naomi Watts and Robin Wright, is to receive a slice of the $A17 million ($17.4 million) fund doled out by government agency Screen Australia.
Iranian helmer Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" took the top kudos at the fifth annual Asia-Pacific Screen Awards on the Gold Coast on Thursday night.
BRISBANE -- Feelgood Aussie pic "Red Dog" fetched seven kudos at the Jameson Inside Film Awards kudocast Wednesday night in Sydney.
Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Chris Dodd threw his weight behind the Asia Pacific biz, and the fledgling MPA APSA Academy Film Fund, which the U.S. film org launched last year in conjunction…
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.