View SAFC supported feature film, television, multi-media and documentary productions produced in South Australia from 1975 to today.
Main image: Tracks (2013)
Feature Film in 2020
ESCAPE FROM PRETORIA
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
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
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
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.