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

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.

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Screen NSW to develop Diversity Action Plan

Screen NSW to develop Diversity Action Plan

Screen NSW has announced that it is to develop a comprehensive Diversity Action Plan. 

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Interview with Tim Ferguson: Breaking barriers for people living with a disability in the screen industry

Interview with Tim Ferguson: Breaking barriers for people living with a disability in the screen industry

Tim Ferguson is making movies, teaching comedy, writing books, touring the world and has just been appointed to a panel of Diversity Partners to develop a Diversity Action Plan for Screen NSW.

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Screen NSW invests in 20 new productions, including seven TV drama series

Screen NSW invests in 20 new productions, including seven TV drama series

NSW is set for a bumper year of screen production with the announcement that 20 new Australian film and television projects to receive production investment from Screen NSW. 

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Interview with Japan’s Miwa Nishikawa (西川 美和) – The Long Excuse

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.

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Q&A with Palestinian Film Festival Director, Naser Shakhtour

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.

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 Important information for employers of children working in the entertainment or modelling industries

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.

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18 November 2016

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Screen NSW & ABC TV Arts announce first film from the Documentary Feature Fund

Screen NSW & ABC TV Arts announce first film from the Documentary Feature Fund

Kriv Stenders (Red Dog) has created and will direct Right Here: The Go-Betweens

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Natalie Miller Fellowship seeks expressions of interest for the Brilliant Careers Leadership Program

Natalie Miller Fellowship seeks expressions of interest for the Brilliant Careers Leadership Program

Expressions of interest are now open for ithe NMF Brilliant Careers Leadership Program.

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AFTRS Masters and Graduate Certificates Deadline extended to 21 November

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.

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The FACTory pitching forum

The FACTory pitching forum

Do you have an idea for an amazing documentary project, but need to pick up funding support, pre-sales or expert advice in order to reach completion?

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