Introducing the Winner of AACTA Pitch: Charging Creativity presented by MINI… Sunny Grace!AFI | AACTA
Five finalists from across Australia pitched their short film concepts to the esteemed judging panel including Margaret Pomeranz AM (SCREEN, THE MOVIE SHOW, AT THE MOVIES), Michele Bennett (JUDY & PUNCH, CHOPPER, MR INBETWEEN), Loani Arman (OUR GREATEST ESCAPE, MY BODY SAYS) and John Molloy (MOLLY, THE GLOAMING, UNDERTOW) announcing Sunny Grace (TRIGGER HAPPY, DIK), the winner of AACTA Pitch: Charging Creativity presented by MINI.
Meet the Finalists for AACTA Pitch: ACTION!AFI | AACTA
Our first acting competition, AACTA Pitch: ACTION! asked Australians in isolation to try out their acting skills by submitting a screen-test style audition, based on an AACTA provided script, inspired by current circumstances.
Lorin Clarke on MONSTER BEACHAFI | AACTA
Cartoon Network is set to launch their biggest local production yet: MONSTER BEACH! Written, directed and produced in Australia, MONSTER BEACH follows the frightfully funny adventures of surf-siblings Jan and Dean, enjoying an endless summer vacation with their laidback uncle and a bunch of mischievous, thrill-seeking monsters.
Meet the finalists for AACTA Pitch: Regional Landscapes in partnership with ScreenworksAFI | AACTA
Get to know the creative writers behind the five shortlisted pitches vying for the chance to win the national feature film pitching competition.
Maria Angelico on STATELESSAFI | AACTA
Produced by Cate Blanchett and starring an all-star Australian cast, STATELESS is an urgent and compelling drama about individuals caught up in an immigration system that profoundly affects their lives. Each character deals with the contradictions of protection and border control from a unique perspective, offering relevant and timely insight into issues that countries are grappling with around the world.
Place in Australian Genre FilmSamuel Harris
The sprawling, sun-battered landscape is an icon of the Australian genre film. Scan some of the most popular fare: there’s a reckoning with the (waste)land in George Miller’s MAD MAX franchise and David Michôd’s THE ROVER (2014), where the supposedly barren ‘outback’ has been rendered post-apocalyptic.
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