Made in NSW

Hijabi comedy Halal Gurls scores over 500,000 views on YouTube

Hijabi comedy Halal Gurls scores over 500,000 views on YouTube

Halal Gurls offers a candid look into the lives of three 20-something Hijabis as they endure the unseen everyday culture clash between their faith and desire. We spoke to series creator Vonne Patiag to learn more about the series and its international success.

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Wakefield begins filming across the Southern Highlands and Blue Mountains

Wakefield begins filming across the Southern Highlands and Blue Mountains

Rudi Dharmalingam, Mandy McElhinney, and Geraldine Hakewill are leading the cast of new ABC & BBC drama, Wakefield that has started shooting in the Southern Highlands and Blue Mountains.

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The Invisible Man is shaping up to be one of the year's biggest horror hits

The Invisible Man is shaping up to be one of the year's biggest horror hits

Opening in cinemas on 26 February, and filmed in Sydney, The Invisible Man showcases a terrifying modern tale of obsession that will make your toes curl! 

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Industry support

New recruits set for Screen NSW 2020 Emerging Producer Placement initiative

New recruits set for Screen NSW 2020 Emerging Producer Placement initiative

Rising producers Joshua Longhurst, Aaliyah-Jade Bradbury, and Joanna Beveridge will undertake customised paid industry internships.

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Production begins on Screen NSW 2020 Screenability shorts ahead of Sydney Film Festival premiere

Production begins on Screen NSW 2020 Screenability shorts ahead of Sydney Film Festival premiere

Anthea Williams, Adam Bowes, and Emily Dash are busy working with their teams on the next season of Screenability short films, which will premiere at the 67th Sydney Film Festival in June, 2020.​

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Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival

Interview with 2020 Festival Director Lisa Rose

Interview with 2020 Festival Director Lisa Rose

Screen NSW spoke with Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival Director, Lisa Rose, about what films, events, and masterclasses you should not miss at the Festival this month.

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February 2020

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Are you heading to LA for work?

Are you heading to LA for work?

Screen NSW offers two free workspaces at Charlie’s in LA for NSW screen practitioners to conduct business, collaborate, and network.

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Screenability submissions open for 67th Sydney Film Festival

Calling for established or emerging filmmakers with disability to submit authentic stories, films on any subject, any genre – features, documentaries and short films by 28 February, 2020.

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Screenworks Business of Producing seminar

Bringing together some of the screen industry’s most innovative and successful professionals to share insights and advice on best practice and current trends. 19-21 March, 2020.

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Screenworks Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Each scholarship includes entry to the Business of Producing seminar, entry to the Producer’s Dinner, funding towards transport, and 12-month Screenworks membership.

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UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Five new film cities join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Five new film cities join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network covers seven creative fields: Crafts and Folk Arts, Media Arts, Film, Design, Gastronomy, Literature and Music and now boasts cities from almost every corner of the world.

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