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State Budget 2024-25: SAFC welcomes State Government investment in the screen industry

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The SAFC welcomes the State Government’s investment in the South Australian screen sector announced today ahead of the official release of the 2024-25 State Budget. ABC SAFC Content Pipeline Fund $7.2 million over three years for the extension of the ABC SAFC Content Pipeline Fund. Launched in 2023 this exciting screen production partnership between the […]

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SAFC appoints new Head of Production and Development Leanne Saunders

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The SAFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Leanne Saunders as Head of Production and Development. One of New Zealand’s most experienced and respected producers and production executives, Leanne comes to the SAFC from the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) where she has served for the past eight years as Head of Development and […]

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National Reconciliation Week 2024 – SA First Nations creatives at Cannes

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As we mark National Reconciliation Week 2024, the SAFC is proud to showcase three talented First Nations South Australian screen creatives who have recently returned from the world’s largest film market – the Marché du Film at the prestigious Festival de Cannes. Travis Akbar, Nara Wilson and Josh Trevorrow were part of a delegation of […]

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SAFC celebrates Marungka Tjalatjunu (Dipped in Black) at inaugural Screen Circle members event

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The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) was proud to celebrate South Australian First Nations storytelling with a screening of award-winning film Marungka Tjalatjunu (Dipped in Black) this week marking the inaugural gathering of members of the SAFC Screen Circle. Held at the Piccadilly in North Adelaide, the special event saw Screen Circle members come together […]

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Actors Miranda Otto, Debi Mazar and Jessica De Gouw stand against a plain background in 60's style fashion and hair-dos. The image is in black and white.

SA made series Ladies in Black to premiere in June

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The ABC has announced that the SA made and SA supported series Ladies in Black will premiere on Sunday 16 June at 8.30pm on ABC TV, with all episodes available to stream on ABC iview. The six-part drama is the second series to be funded under the ABC SAFC Content Pipeline Fund and was filmed […]

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First look photo for Sophie Hyde's "Jimpa", John Lithgow and Olivia Colman (2024)

Olivia Colman and John Lithgow to star in new South Australian film Jimpa from director Sophie Hyde

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Production is underway on South Australian made feature film Jimpa from award-winning South Australian director Sophie Hyde, starring Academy Award winner Olivia Colman and Golden Globe winner John Lithgow, supported by the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) and the Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund. Filming on the new drama began in Adelaide in March, with […]

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SAFC appoints new Game Development Executive

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The South Australian Film Corporation is delighted to announce the appointment of James O’Connor as SAFC Game Development Executive. James joins the SAFC with extensive industry experience, having worked in the games sector for most of his adult life as a critic, journalist, academic and developer, most recently serving as Project Narrative Lead at SA games […]

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