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Film Lab: New Voices – film screenings and meet-ups

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Calling all South Australian producers, writers and directors: are you thinking of applying for the next round of the SAFC’s Film Lab: New Voices program? Join us throughout 2021 for a special series of film screenings and meet-ups, where you can learn more about low budget film methodology, meet other creatives considering applying for the […]

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SAFC CEO Kate Croser, photo by Claudio Raschella

A message from the CEO

    /    COVID-19

Dear Screen Sector Colleagues, As South Australia comes to the end of its first full day of lockdown in 2021, I wanted to reach out to you all with an SAFC agency and sector update. We recognise that the COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a public health challenge, and that the current statewide lockdown is […]

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Music for the screen steps into the spotlight at SongHubs in South Australia

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After the overwhelming success and popular demand for the inaugural Screen Songhubs held in Los Angles in 2019, music rights organisation APRA AMCOS will host for the first time in Australia Screen SongHubs South Australia, in partnership with the South Australian Government’s Music Development Office.Established and emerging composers and songwriters from across Australia and New Zealand will […]

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SAFC Newsletter: 16 July, 2021

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In this issue: Emmy nod for SA’s Rising Sun Pictures  Taryn Brumfitt doco Embrace Kids green lit Warwick wows SAFC’s NAIDOC Week crowd SAFC welcomes new First Nations advisors National call out for Netflix Attachments Applause: accolades, awards & appointments Not on our mailing list yet? Subscribe now! Images (L-R): A scene from Amazon series The Boys, […]

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New documentary “Embrace Kids” from SA body image advocate Taryn Brumfitt green lit for production

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The SAFC and Screen Australia today announced production investment for Embrace Kids, Taryn Brumfitt’s follow-up to her 2016 break-out documentary Embrace which was released in Australia and New Zealand by Transmission Films and subsequently screened in over 190 countries. This time, the filmmaker, best-selling author and globally heralded activist is turning her lens on the […]

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See the photos: In Conversation with Warwick Thornton NAIDOC Week Event

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The SAFC’s NAIDOC Week celebrations wrapped up yesterday with a special In Conversation event with Internationally acclaimed director, writer and cinematographer Warwick Thornton at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute. The event was recorded by SAFC partner organisation Channel 44 and will be available on the SAFC Facebook page in the future. Thornton is currently in […]

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First Nations Advisory Committee members Dearna Newchurch (L) and Nancia Guivarra (R)

SAFC welcomes new members to First Nations Advisory Committee

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The SAFC is delighted to welcome two new members to its First Nations Advisory Committee: Dearna Newchurch and Nancia Guivarra. Hailing from the Kaurna and Narungga nations in South Australia, Dearna is an accomplished arts and events producer with a decade of experience who has worked across cultural organisations in Adelaide including the Adelaide Fringe, […]

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