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Dev Patel’s Monkey Man showcases South Australian talent

As Dev Patel’s directorial debut Monkey Man breaks the $10 million mark in the US box office following its US premiere in Los Angeles last week, the SAFC is delighted to highlight and celebrate the many South Australian connections to the film as a showcase of local screen sector talent. SA screen creative Tilda Cobham Hervey is co-producer on the […]

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Beth Neate

SAFC farewells Head of Production and Development Beth Neate

The SAFC bids a fond farewell to Head of Production and Development Beth Neate, who is leaving the agency this month after six and a half years. Beth has had a 20 year association with the screen sector both in South Australia and nationally and is a former Media and Policy Advisor to the United […]

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SA’s first Prime Video scripted series ‘Top End Bub’ to begin production

Prime Video, Goalpost Pictures, ZDF Studios, Screen Australia, Screen Territory and the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) have announced that production will start next month in South Australia and the Northern Territory on new series Top End Bub. Created, written and executive produced by Adelaide Studios based South Australian creative Joshua Tyler and Miranda Tapsell, […]

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Adelaide Studios doubles as rehearsal space for Eurovision-bound pop duo Electric Fields

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) was delighted to welcome South Australian pop duo Electric Fields to Adelaide Studios this week to rehearse for their upcoming performance at Eurovision in Malmö, Sweden. The duo – comprising vocalist Zaachariaha Fielding and keyboardist and producer Michael Ross – will represent Australia at the international competition next month […]

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Seven First Nations writers selected for short film development initiative

A new cohort of First Nations South Australian creatives will grow their skills while developing original short film projects as part of the South Australian Film Corporation’s (SAFC) First Nations Short Film Program, with seven successful round two applicants announced today. Launched in 2022, the SAFC’s First Nations Short Film Program is a skills development […]

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ABC’S Teenage Boss returns to South Australia with new host Emma Watkins

The ABC and the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) have announced that production is currently underway in South Australia on the third season of Teenage Boss, the entertaining, educational and compelling social experiment that sees Australian teens take hold of their household spending. The cost of living in soaring and spending is as easy as […]

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South Australian productions take top honours at SPA Awards

South Australia’s screen sector triumphed at the Screen Producers Australia (SPA) Awards on the Gold Coast last night, with three SA made productions taking home awards. SA made and SAFC supported The Royal Hotel was the joint winner of Feature Film Production of the Year, alongside Origma 45’s Shayda. The See-Saw Films feature directed and […]

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Emerging crew to receive boost as Master/Apprentice Mentorship Program returns

Applications are open now until 5 April, 2024 for emerging to mid-career crew members wanting to be Mentees in the latest round of the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC)’s Master/Apprentice Mentorship Program. The Master/Apprentice Mentorship Program pairs experienced South Australian Heads of Department (HODs) – the Masters of their craft – with South Australian crew […]

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Vale Grant Page

The SAFC was saddened to hear of the recent passing of legendary Australian stuntman Grant Page. Born in Adelaide in 1939, Grant began his career in film following a stint in the Royal NSW Commando Unit. He quickly established an international reputation for his apparently death-defying stunt work, amassing more than 100 stunt credits over […]

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The SAFC team welcomes screen industry leader Shana Levine

The SAFC is pleased to advise industry that Shana Levine has joined us in a temporary consulting role, starting Monday 26 February, to support the SAFC team and industry programs. An experienced producer, EP and screen executive, Shana was most recently Head of Production Investment at Elevate Production Finance where she managed its ANZ production […]

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