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Feature Film in 2020


Escape From Pretoria (L-R) Daniel Webber as Stephen Lee, Daniel Radcliffe as Tim Jenkin Photographer Ian Routledge, Arclight Films

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ESCAPE FROM PRETORIA

(2020)

Arclight Films

In 1979 apartheid-era South Africa, two men imprisoned in Pretoria Prison plot to escape. Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber.

PRODUCER: Gary Hamilton, Michelle Krumm (SA), David Barron, Mark Blaney, Jackie Sheppard

DIRECTOR: Francis Annan

WRITER: Francis Annan, L.H. Adams, Karol Griffiths (Story Development), Tim Jenkin (book)


I Am Woman (2020)

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I AM WOMAN

(2020)

Goalpost Pictures Australia

This uplifting biopic tells the story of Helen Reddy, the fiercely ambitious Australian singer behind the 1971 megahit anthem that became the rallying cry of the women’s liberation movement. Stars Tilda Cobham-Hervey (SA) as Reddy, Evan Peters, Danielle Macdonald.

PRODUCER: Unjoo Moon, Rosemary Blight

DIRECTOR: Unjoo Moon

WRITER: Emma Jensen


Television in 2020


Operation Buffalo (2020)

OPERATION BUFFALO

(2020)

Porchlight Films Pty Ltd

Set in 1956 amid the backdrop of the British nuclear tests in the remote South Australian desert, this is a story about our infinite capacity for betrayal. Not just betrayal on an intelligence of geo-political level, but betrayal on an elemental level. And no-one is immune – not even the betrayers themselves. Set for broadcast on ABC TV and iview in 2020. Stars Ewen Leslie, Jessica de Gouw, James Cromwell.

PRODUCER: Vincent Sheehan, Tanya Pheegan

DIRECTOR: Peter Duncan

WRITER: Peter Duncan


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STATELESS

(2020)

Dirty Films, Matchbox Pictures

Inspired by true events; a woman escaping a cult, a refugee fleeing with his family, a father trapped in a dead-end job, and a bureaucrat on the verge of a national scandal find their lives intertwined, caught up in migrant detention. Commissioned by the ABC and supported by Screen Australia and the SAFC, Stateless is a co-production between NBCUniversal International Studios’ Matchbox Pictures and Blanchett and Andrew Upton’s Dirty Films. Stars Cate Blanchett, Dominic West, Yvonne Strahovski, Asher Keddie, Jai Courtney.

PRODUCER: Sheila Jaydev, Paul Ranford (SA)

DIRECTOR: Emma Freeman, Jocelyn Moorhouse

WRITER: Belinda Chayko, Elise McCredie

CO-PRODUCER: Kirsty Stark (SA)