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LUDI LIN as Liu Kang and MAX HUANG as Kung Lao in New Line Cinema’s action adventure “Mortal Kombat,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures

First look: Mortal Kombat

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South Australia is in the international spotlight again, with New Line Cinema releasing the first official photos from blockbuster Mortal Kombat, ahead of its Australian premiere on 15 April, 2021. The first-look images show characters such as Liu Kang, Sonya Blade, Jax, Kano, and other favourites getting into the action in stunning South Australian locations […]

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Erik Thomson and Natalie Abbott in Aftertaste, image courtesy ABC

Delicious new South Australian comedy-drama Aftertaste launches in February

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ABC is thrilled to announce that the delicious six-part series Aftertaste premieres Wednesday February 3rd at 9pm on ABC and ABC iview.  Aftertaste is a comedy-drama about food, family, second chances and secrets. It is guaranteed to whet your appetite, tickle your funny bone and touch your heart.  Erik Thomson and newcomer Natalie Abbott lead […]

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Gaelle Mellis, photo by Claudio Raschella; Kerry Heysen AM and Scott Hicks

South Australia’s screen sector wins big at Ruby Awards

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Legendary South Australian filmmaking duo Scott Hicks and Kerry Heysen AM were celebrated with the state’s highest arts and cultural honour at last night’s 2020 Ruby Awards, taking home the Premier’s Award for Lifetime Achievement. The producer/director team were honoured for their immense contribution to the South Australian screen industry over more than 40 years. […]

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SAFC Newsletter – 11 December, 2020

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In this issue: Super six SA screen businesses set to grow BBC One & Stan series The Tourist heads to SA SA screen sector to shine at Ruby Awards New clarity for SAFC corporate processes Boosting commitment to equality & diversity Applause: accolades, awards & appointments Not on our mailing list yet? Subscribe now! Images (L-R): Logos of […]

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Six SA screen business companies selected for the SAFC Screen Business Program, 2020.

Six SA screen companies selected for SAFC Screen Business program

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Six South Australian screen businesses, including production, digital content and animation studios, are on track for new growth in 2021 with the help of the SAFC’s new Screen Business program. Announced today, the six companies – For Pete’s Sake Productions, Triptych Pictures, KOJO, 57 Films, Closer Productions and Monkeystack – have all been selected to undertake specialised business training under the SAFC’s Screen […]

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L-R: Producer Lisa Scott, SAFC CEO Kate Croser, SA Premier Steven Marshall, Stan CEO Mike Sneesby, Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts Paul Fletcher, SA Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni, James Stevens MP Federal Member for Sturt

The Tourist set to film in South Australia

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Filming of a new mystery thriller series, The Tourist, will commence in South Australia in autumn 2021, with $3.6 million in support from the Morrison Government’s Location Incentive program. The announcement was made in Adelaide today by Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, and the Hon Steven Marshall […]

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The Hunting (2019, Closer Productions; Gaelle Mellis, photo by Claudio Raschella; Kerry Heysen AM and Scott Hicks, photo by Eva Rinaldi, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons; Deadly Family Portraits: Sansbury Sisters (2019), photo by Piri Eddy.

South Australian screen sector set to shine at 2020 Ruby Awards

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The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) and the South Australian screen sector are set to shine once again at the Ruby Awards, the state’s highest honour recognising excellence in the arts and cultural sector, with four nominations announced today. The SAFC is nominated in the category of Best Community or Regional Event or Project for […]

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