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  • Partial solar eclipse Monday night - watch it live, right here

    There is a solar eclipse coming Monday night, and you can watch the show live, online, right here. The astronomy website Slooh.com will broadcast live video of the partial eclipse from a telescope set up in Australia. The show starts at 11 p.m. PDT....
  • 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...
  • Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical

    Baz Luhrmann adds new moves to 'Strictly Ballroom' for musical
    SYDNEY, Australia — The video playing on the television inside Baz Luhrmann's bedroom was supposed to be much steamier. But where there should have been desirous bumping and prurient grinding, the couples were remarkably chaste, as if they had...
  • Drunk passenger aboard Virgin Australia flight causes hijack alert

    A drunk passenger aboard a Virgin Australia flight from Brisbane to Bali prompted pilots to issue a hijack alert that disrupted air travel to and from the Indonesian resort island for hours on Friday, Indonesian and Australian authorities reported....
  • Duchess of Cambridge wears Alexander McQueen to DJ in Australia

    Duchess of Cambridge wears Alexander McQueen to DJ in Australia
    The Duchess of Cambridge wore a pale outfit with a peplum top and box-pleated skirt by Alexander McQueen on Wednesday when she and Prince William visited Elizabeth, a suburb of Adelaide, Australia. Among other things, the pair tried out a DJ deck at a...
  • 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...
  • Malaysia plane search: Race against time to find black box

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 could take years, U.S. Navy officials suggested Sunday, as search and rescue officials raced to locate the plane's black box recorder days before its batteries are set to die. Ten ships and as many...
  • Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather

    Aircraft searches for a Malaysia jetliner presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean have been called off for Thursday due to bad weather, a U.S. Navy officer told Reuters. "The forecast in the area was calling for severe icing, severe turbulence...