LGBTIQ filmmakers sharing $180,000 funding for Mardi Gras 40th Anniversary

LGBTIQ filmmakers sharing $180,000 funding for Mardi Gras 40th Anniversary

Create NSW and SBS have announced the six emerging filmmaking teams chosen to create shorts that will air as part of the broadcaster’s coverage of the 40th anniversary celebration of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival in 2018.

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ANTENNA is back

Bell Shakespeare and Juvenile Justice with Claire Evans

Bell Shakespeare and Juvenile Justice with Claire Evans

Since 2010, the Bell Shakespeare Company has run an annual series of workshops at juvenile justice centres, aimed at helping young detainees build self-confidence and find their voice. Recently the company launched their most ambitious undertaking to date: a performance of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at the Frank Baxter Juvenile Justice Centre for Boys.

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Interview with Antenna Documentary Film Festival Co-Director, Rich Welch

Interview with Antenna Documentary Film Festival Co-Director, Rich Welch

In the lead up to the 7th Antenna Documentary Film Festival, Create NSW talks to Festival Co-Director, Rich Welch about the festival, his approach to programming and trends in documentary film making. 

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Interview with Nora Niasari - Casa Antunez

Interview with Nora Niasari - Casa Antunez

From NSW filmmaker Nora Niasari comes Casa Antunez, screening at Antenna Documentary Film Festival. The devastating Chilean earthquake of 2010 damaged over 370,000 homes. The city of Talca was near its epicentre, and many historic neighbourhoods were left in ruins.

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The Letdown

Sarah Scheller on writing motherhood satire: The Letdown

Sarah Scheller on writing motherhood satire: The Letdown

With the pilot episode receiving the 2016 AACTA Award for Best Screenplay in Television, The Letdown, continues with the developing friendships and lives of a parents’ group thrown together through the circumstance of timing. Ahead of its release at the end of October we spoke with co-writer Sarah Scheller about the series.

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Julia Ormond, Angourie Rice and Rachael Taylor announced in Bruce Beresford’s Ladies in Black

Julia Ormond, Angourie Rice and Rachael Taylor announced in Bruce Beresford’s Ladies in Black

Academy Award® nominated director Bruce Beresford (Breaker Morant, Driving Miss Daisy, Mao’s Last Dancer) has assembled an incredible Australian and international cast for Ladies in Black.

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09 October 2017

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Lynette Wallworth wins an Emmy

Lynette Wallworth wins an Emmy

The Australian virtual reality film Collisions has won the Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches – Documentary at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.

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ANTENNA

Interview with Ayse Toprak – the making of Mr Gay Syria

Interview with Ayse Toprak – the making of Mr Gay Syria

Mr Gay Syria follows two gay Syrian men: Husein, a barber and refugee in Istanbul, and Mahmoud, who lives in Berlin working part time at a NGO helping gay asylum seekers. What brings them together is a crazy dream: to join the international beauty contest, Mr. Gay World, as an escape from their trapped lives and an answer to their invisibility.

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Charlie's call for applications Oct-Dec 2017

Charlie's call for applications Oct-Dec 2017

The Create NSW hotdesks at Charlie’s, Australians in Film creative workspace for the Australian screen production community in Los Angeles, has limited space available in October-December 2017 and we are calling for applications from NSW-based practitioners.

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AFTRS

Accelerate your screen career with AFTRS postgraduate courses

Accelerate your screen career with AFTRS postgraduate courses

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Antenna 2017 DocTalk

Antenna 2017 DocTalk

DocTalk, the key event on the documentary industry calendar, is back in 2017 with the latest insights into the art, craft and nuts and bolts of documentary making.

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