Kingston Anderson: Australian Directors GuildScreen Australia Podcast add
In this wide-ranging interview, the CEO of the ADG discusses everything from royalties to the impact of streaming.
Producing Genre: Kylie du FresneScreen Australia Podcast add
Australian producer Kylie du Fresne from Goalpost Pictures joins journalist Caris Bizzaca to talk about Upgrade, the genre feature she produced with Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, Paranormal Activity). She talks about the differences between the US studio system and the Australian screen industry, what she learnt about creating genre films from Upgrade’s writer/director Leigh Whannell (writer of the Saw and Insidious franchises), and why Upgrade was brought to Australia in the first place – including the importance of the Producer Offset in getting it made.
Links: Producer Offset 101 video;
Screen Story Development GuidelinesScreen Australia Podcast add
Screen Australia Senior Development Executive Nerida Moore and Senior Manager of Program Operations Diana Burnett join journalist Caris Bizzaca from Screen News to discuss what development funding actually is, what the big changes in these guidelines are, and what they will mean for the Australian screen industry.
First Feature: CargoScreen Australia Podcast add
Directors Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling talk about their experience directing their first feature film Cargo.
Ramke and Howling discuss how their viral success with their Tropfest short film led to the opportunity to develop the idea into a feature, how they sought to elevate the story by including the perspective of Indigenous Australians, and how it became the first Australian Netflix Original feature film.
Watch the video interview at: https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/screen-news/2018/04-26-cargo-meet-the-filmmakers
Official Co-Productions: DocumentaryScreen Australia Podcast add
A look at Official Co-productions through the eyes of documentary producers who’ve done it.
Official Co-Productions: ChinaScreen Australia Podcast add
Sydney Films’ Head of Production Mark Lazarus gives his advice on making an Official Co-production with China.
Official Co-Productions: ClevermanScreen Australia Podcast add
Rosemary Blight and Ben Grant from Goalpost Pictures talk to Screen News journalist Caris Bizzaca about Official Co-productions in TV.
Official Co-Productions: IntroScreen Australia Podcast add
Screen Australia's Tim Phillips and Colleen Champ discuss the ins and outs of Official Co-productions.
Official Co-Productions: Emile ShermanScreen Australia Podcast add
Australian producer Emile Sherman shares his insights working on Official Co-productions.