NSW Screen industry achieves dramatic increase in female key creatives, with drama projects delivering gender parity & commits from July 1, 50% of feature films it funds will be written or directed by women
12 months after Screen NSW announced its 50:50 by 2020 Gender Target for female writers, producers and directors, the NSW industry has seen a stunning turnaround in participation by women in key creative roles across its programs.
Interview with Japan’s Miwa Nishikawa (西川 美和) – The Long Excuse
Miwa Nishikawa has received numerous awards both at home and abroad for her films Yureru, Dear Doctor, and Dreams for Sale. Ahead of her latest film, The Long Excuse, screening at the Japanese Film Festival in Sydney, we spoke to Nishikawa about the film and her career, as a leading filmmaker in Japan.
Q&A with Palestinian Film Festival Director, Naser Shakhtour
2016 Palestinian Film Festival. Showcasing the very best of Palestinian cinema from around the globe, the Festival presents an exciting opportunity to see and feel the energy, diversity and creativity of Palestine through film.
Important information for employers of children working in the entertainment or modelling industries
The Office of the Children’s Guardian has recently been given new powers that strengthen its ability to deal with employers in the entertainment and performing arts industry in NSW who may not be providing safe environments for children.
AFTRS Masters and Graduate Certificates Deadline extended to 21 November
Want to join AFTRS award-winning Alumni and work at the highest level of the screen industry? Applications for AFTRS career accelerating 2017 MASTERS (11 disciplines) and 8 GRADUATE CERTIFICATES close next Monday 21 November.