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  • $35 million slashed from Screen Australia budget

    Screen Australia on Wednesday halted its funding for the games industry, as the extent of federal government financial cutbacks at became clearer. The national film and TV support body said that it expects to see A$38 million (US$35.6 million) axed...
  • MK2 Clinches Deals on Assayas' Competition Player 'Sils Maria' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- French auteur Olivier Assayas' drama "Sils Maria" has drawn a flurry of buyers in the run-up to its world premiere on May 23 in Cannes. Nathanael Karmitz' Paris-based MK2 has closed deals with Pinnacle (Australia), California Filmes (Latin...
  • Dolly Parton covers a lot of ground on 'Blue Smoke' and beyond

     Dolly Parton covers a lot of ground on 'Blue Smoke' and beyond
    Dolly Parton was a fireball of energy when she called for a quick chat about her new album, "Blue Smoke," and the companion tour that took her to Australia in February and that will take her across Europe this summer, with some U.S. dates along the way....
  • Apple devices digitally kidnapped in Australia, held for ransom

    Apple users around Australia are reporting that their mobile devices are being held for ransom by a hacker who has remotely taken control of their gadgets. Multiple users on Twitter and Apple's online forum said a hacker going by the name of Oleg...
  • 2014 World Cup: Full TV Schedule

    All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
  • Nominees for the Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards Announced

    Nominees for the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards were announced today, honoring excellence in television and media content from around the globe. Nominees in the Serial Drama category, which is currently a shortlist of 25 entries,...
  • Australia leaves longtime captain Neill off World Cup roster

    The World Cup career of longtime Australian defender Lucas Neill is apparently over after the 36-year-old was told he has been left off Coach Ange Postecoglou's 30-man preliminary roster, which will be formally announced next week. Neill, who was...
  • Lionsgate Has Franchise Fever, Looks to Duplicate 'Hunger Games' Success

    With the first two "Hunger Games" films having grossed $1.5 billion worldwide and "Divergent" launched successfully, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer has touted the studio's focus on creating more franchises. Feltheimer listed "Now You See Me," "Mortdecai,"...
  • Jane Roscoe to Head London Film School

    LONDON -- Jane Roscoe has been appointed as the director of the London Film School. She will take over from Ben Gibson in August. Roscoe comes to the film school with more than 20 years' experience as an academic and broadcaster in Australia, New...
  • Screen Australia Under Threat After Audit Report

    HONG KONG - Australian producers have reacted angrily to a proposal by the government auditor that film and TV support body Screen Australia should lose half its funding. In a recently published review of government spending the Commission of Audit...
  • Kim Mordaunt heads Australian Directors Guild Awards

    HONG KONG - Kim Mordaunt and his Laos-set charmer "The Rocket" was awarded the Australian Directors' Guild award for best direction in a feature film. Mordaunt received the prize on Friday at a ceremony and dinner in Sydney. The film, which premiered in...