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SAFC announces new games staff and Board appointments and return of SAGE: SA Game Exhibition

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is delivering support for the state’s games sector with three new staff and Board announcements: Patrick Webb appointed to the new external advisory role of SAFC Game Development Strategy Executive, Philip Mayes appointed SAFC Game Development Executive and Clara Reeves appointed to the SAFC Board. As founder and former […]

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Clara Reeves stands in front of a pale green wall holding a toy. Frame pixel art is hung on the wall behind her.

Game industry veteran Clara Reeves appointed to SAFC Board

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Clara Reeves, award-winning games creative and CEO of acclaimed digital games studio Hipster Whale, to the SAFC Board. A veteran of the industry, Clara started her games career at Atari and has worked in many titles across console, PC and mobile as […]

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Actor Lily Sullivan and Director Matt Vesely behind the scene of Monolith.

Film Lab: New Voices opens third round

South Australia’s successful low-budget feature film development initiative, Film Lab: New Voices, is calling for original and ambitious feature-length submissions for its third-round intake. Co-funded by the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC), Adelaide Film Festival and Screen Australia, Film Lab: New Voices offers three filmmaking teams the chance to develop their first low-budget feature through […]

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Producer Rachel Gardner of Curio Pictures, image supplied

Award-winning producer Rachel Gardner appointed to SAFC Board

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is delighted to announce the appointment of highly experienced and acclaimed producer Rachel Gardner to the SAFC Board. Rachel has Produced and Executive Produced a wide range of award-winning film and scripted television in both Australia and New Zealand, with recent credits including two major South Australian-shot productions. Rachel […]

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Clockwise from top left: Actor Stella Shute and cast with DOP Michael Tessari on set of Gymnastics Academy: A Second Chance (2022); Post Production Supervisor Attachment Keith Gilbey-Warrior working on Firebite (2021); Puppeteer Nathan O’Keefe on set of Beep and Mort S1 (2022), photo by Claudio Raschella; An SA game developer at the SAFC’s SAGE: SA Game Exhibition (2023), photo by Naomi Jellicoe

South Australia’s screen industry boosted with launch of new Workforce Strategy

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) has today launched an industry-led workforce development strategy to support the growth of the state’s world-class screen industry and maximise the opportunity for South Australia to secure a greater share of national and international screen production activity. The South Australian Screen Industry Workforce Development Strategy delivers a comprehensive plan […]

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Cate Blanchett and Aswan Reid in The New Boy, photo by Ben King

Warwick Thornton’s The New Boy selected for Cannes

South Australia’s screen industry is set to shine on the international stage once again with Warwick Thornton’s new feature film The New Boy officially selected for the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) supported film, which was shot in regional South Australia, was announced last night for the festival’s Un Certain […]

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Three films greenlit for production under SAFC First Nations Short Film initiative

Three First Nations South Australian filmmakers have each been awarded a grant to take their fresh and original new short film projects into production under the South Australian Film Corporation’s (SAFC) First Nations Short Film Initiative. Writer/director Travis Akbar, writer/producer Tammy Coleman-Zweck and writer/director Adam Jenkins will each receive the SAFC First Nations Short Film […]

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Former SA Premier Mike Rann, image supplied

Former SA Premier Mike Rann appointed new SAFC Board Chair

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) will be strengthened by the appointment of former South Australian Premier The Hon Mike Rann AC CNZM as the agency’s new Board Chair. As Premier of South Australia and Minister for Economic Development from 2002 to 2011, Mr Rann has been instrumental in the long-term growth of South Australia’s […]

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Beep and Mort from Windmill Pictures, image courtesy Windmill Pictures

New ABC SAFC Content Pipeline Fund to drive screen production in South Australia

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) and the ABC have today announced a new screen production partnership which will provide South Australia with an ongoing pipeline of quality television production. With South Australian State Government investment of $5.2 million over three years, the ABC SAFC Content Pipeline Fund is designed to strengthen the South Australian […]

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South Australia Shines at Sundance, Berlin, SXSW International Film Festivals

South Australia’s screen industry is being recognised at the highest levels with six locally made films all supported by the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) premiering at prestigious international film festivals in coming weeks. South Australian made and SAFC supported feature films Talk to Me, Run Rabbit Run, The Survival of Kindness, Monolith and Limbo […]

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