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Archie Roach in 'Dusty Feet Mob - This Story's True', copyright 2020 Change Media, photo by Carl Kuddell

Port Augusta dance documentary in national spotlight with Archie Roach

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Acclaimed musician Archie Roach and Port Augusta’s Dusty Feet Mob dance group are the focus of Dusty Feet Mob – This Story’s True, a new short documentary to share healing stories of the Stolen Generations. Dusty Feet Mob – This Story’s True was created by Aboriginal community members in Port Augusta, in collaboration with award-winning […]

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Participants at the SAFC Port Augusta film workshop. Copyright 2019 Change Media. Photo by Carl Kuddell

Indigenous Fellowship deadline extended until 15 March

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An extension was today announced for the Centralised Indigenous Fellowship. Applicants now have until 15 March 2020 to apply. Launched under the CENTRALISED banner, Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF)’s new Centralised Indigenous Fellowship is a partnership with the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC), Screen Territory, NITV (National Indigenous Television) and AFTRS Indigenous (Australian Film Television and Radio School). Open to early to mid-career Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander practitioners […]

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"The Mulka Man" for Nunga Screen 2020, Copyright 2019 Change Media and Mulka Carving Photo by Johanis Lyons-Reid

Audience and Industry Development grant recipients announced

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A Whyalla film festival, an Aboriginal screen showcase tour of regional SA, and a new SA screen industry networking event are among the recipients of the SAFC’s latest round of Audience Development and Industry Development grants. The six recipients are: Industry Development Grant Recipients Screenworks 2020 – Writing for TV Intensive WorkshopAccess for two South Australian […]

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E. Bennett Walsh, Marty Pepper (KOJO), Dale Roberts (KOJO), The Hon. Steven Marshall MP Premier of South Australia, Michael Darren (Artisan Post Group), SAFC CEO Kate Croser, Mark Thorley (Mill Film), Gill Howe (Rising Sun Pictures), The Hon. David Pisoni MP Minister for Innovation and Skills, Grant Lovering (Resin)

SA businesses star in Mortal Kombat post-production line-up

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Five South Australian post-production, digital and visual effects studios are set to shine and showcase their work to the world on the state’s biggest ever film production, after being selected to work on New Line Cinema’s Mortal Kombat. “This is great news for jobs in South Australia with an additional 180 jobs in Post Production, Digital […]

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Empowering storytelling through Indigenous Fellowship

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A new Fellowship will empower storytelling and kickstart new projects for Indigenous documentary-makers in South Australia and the Northern Territory, with applications open today. Launched under the CENTRALISED banner, Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF)’s new Centralised Indigenous Fellowship is a partnership with the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC), Screen Territory, NITV (National Indigenous Television) and AFTRS Indigenous (Australian Film Television and Radio School). Open to early to mid-career Aboriginal […]

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Rebecca Summerton appointed to SAFC Board

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The South Australian Film Corporation is delighted to announce the appointment of Adelaide producer and director Rebecca Summerton to its board.  Owner/director of Adelaide production company Closer Productions, Ms Summerton’s work includes feature film Animals, an official Australian-Irish co-production which premiered at Sundance 2019, and mini-series The Hunting which this year broke records to become the highest rating Australian […]

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SAFC supported productions scoop AACTAs

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SAFC supported film The Nightingale scooped the pool at last night’s Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards in Sydney, winning four awards including Australia’s highest film honour – Best Film. The period revenge drama also won Best Direction and Best Screenplay for Jennifer Kent, making her the first woman to win all three top awards, and […]

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