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SAFC and Arclight Films announce ‘Spotlight’ initiative

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The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) and Arclight Films today announced the collaborative new feature film development initiative, Spotlight, designed to foster South Australian screenwriters and steer new thriller, sci-fi or action projects from the page and into production. Arclight Films will option up to three projects from the process, all of which will be […]

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AACTA Awards 2016 nominees announced

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AACTA Awards 2016 nominees announced The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) has announced the nominees for the 2016 AACTA Awards.  The South Australian Film Corporation congratulates all nominees and is proud of the SAFC projects and South Australian talent which received nominations this year, with 11 nominations across television, feature film and documentary […]

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Call for Applications for Feature Film Attachments

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Cannes Film Festival Caméra d’Or-winning writer/director Warwick Thornton is set to commence filming in November on Sweet Country, a 1920s tale of an Aboriginal stockman tried for murder. The production will shoot in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Joined by co-writers Steven McGregor and David Tranter, Sweet Country is Thornton’s highly anticipated return to the director’s chair […]

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Twelve regional women selected for The Athena Project

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Following a nation-wide call-out and a gruelling assessment process, Screenworks has been able to unearth twelve incredibly talented female filmmakers from across regional Australia who have been selected to participate in Screenworks’ upcoming career enhancement program, The Athena Project. Ruth Estelle, from Adelaide Studios based writing team Word Ninjas, is among those selected for the program , which also includes: BAFTA […]

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SAFC announces inaugural Placement L.A. recipient

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Adelaide-based producer Gena Ashwell was today announced as the inaugural recipient of Placement L.A., an annual professional placement in Los Angeles for established women producers from South Australia.  Placement L.A. was recently announced as a key part of the SAFC’s Gender Agenda, a comprehensive new suite of initiatives designed to address the gender imbalance in […]

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Kate Croser joins SAFC Board

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The South Australian Film Corporation is delighted to announce the appointment of Kate Croser to the South Australian Film Corporation Board.  South Australian based Producer, Kate brings a wealth of experience to the Board and is known for developing and producing bold film and television projects.   Kate’s first feature film,  the Australian-Iranian collaboration My […]

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Green light for Warwick Thornton’s new feature Sweet Country

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Cannes Film Festival Caméra d’Or-winning writer/director Warwick Thornton is set to bring to the big screen Sweet Country – the 1920s tale of an Aboriginal stockman tried for murder. Joined by co-writer Steven McGregor, Sweet Country is Thornton’s highly anticipated return to the director’s chair after the acclaimed 2009  drama Samson & Delilah and 2013 documentary The Dark Side. Of the film’s exploration […]

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