State film support body, Screen Queensland has appointed Tracey Viera as its new CEO, bringing her back from LA.
Australians in Film has announced the appointment of new AIF President, Tracey Vieira, and new board members Eden Gaha, Simonne Overend, and Peter Lawson. The org, founded in 2001, is a Los Angeles…
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.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
Signaling a possible uptick in activity, the American Film Market has added 50 new exhibiting companies, including Altitude Film Sales, Embankment Films, Good Universe, Mister Smith Entertainment…
SYDNEY - Ausfilm announced in London on Monday that Bob McMullan would take over the newly created role of independent chairperson of the board.
Biz Down Under on the way up
Government-back promo org Ausfilm announced Monday that it has a new topper in Debra Richards, who previously headed feevee industry body the Australian Subscription Television and Radio Assn.
Australian government has announced an overhaul.
Incentivewise, Oz is still tubthumping its generous Producer Offset that provides a rebate of 40% of feature expenditure and 20% for all other formats.
Federal 12.5% refundable tax offset pays a rebate on production costs on all goods and services including cast and crew wages in Australia. Productions must have a budget of over A$15 million ($11…