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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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SA filmmaker Taryn Brumfitt, image supplied

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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Filmmaker Warwick Thornton, photo by Keryn Stevens

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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SAFC Newsletter: 2 July, 2021

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In this issue: SAFC welcomes State Government screen investment Art of Reconciliation documentary out Immerse yourself in SA made VR at Illuminate SAFC farewells staff member Lynette Davies Applause: accolades, awards & appointments Not on our mailing list yet? Subscribe now! Images (L-R): Director Zibeon Fielding; Closer Productions’ Are You Addicted to Technology; X-Men Dark Phoenix, which accessed […]

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Director Warwick Thornton

NAIDOC Week 2021: In Conversation with Warwick Thornton – 11 July

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PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE – SUNDAY 11 JULY The SAFC presents a special in conversation event with award-winning First Nations Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton for NAIDOC Week 2021. Internationally acclaimed director, writer and cinematographer Warwick Thornton is one of Australia’s most celebrated First Nations auteur voices. Known for his powerful and gritty feature films, Thornton […]

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Collage image: Zibeon Fielding BTS of Running 62; Are You Addicted to Technology BTS, Closer Productions; Mortal Kombat BTS, photo by Mark Rogers, Warner Bros; X Men Dark Phoenix, image supplied.

State Budget 2021-22: 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 in the 2021-22 State Budget. Post Production, Digital and Visual Effects (PDV) Rebate Scheme Additional $22.8m over 5 years: To meet an increase in demand for the Post-Production, Digital and Visual Effects (PDV) Scheme and continuation of the scheme from 2022-23. […]

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