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Screen Australia funds new  Israel Folau documentary

Screen Australia funds new Israel Folau documentary

Screen Australia has announced it’s backing a whole bunch of new documentary projects investing 3.7 million into new Australian works, among the chosen projects is a documentary on Israel Folau and his controversial social media posts. The project does not yet have an official title but is described as “a feature documentary about Australia‚Äôs most […]

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Funding initiative announced for LGBTQIA+ screen projects in WA

Funding initiative announced for LGBTQIA+ screen projects in WA

Screenwest and Screen Australia have collaborated to launch Out Now, an LGBTQIA+ screen funding initiative focused on Western Australia. Out Now is the first Australian scripted funding initiative open exclusively to LGBTQIA+ web series proposals. Screenwest and Screen Australia, with the support of Lotterywest, are looking for projects that will ensure LGBTQIA+ Western Australians can […]

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LGBTIQ+ people under-represented in Australian television

LGBTIQ+ people under-represented in Australian television

When beloved Australian actress Noni Hazelhurst was given a lifetime achievement award at the Logies, she described the Australian screen industry as moving at a glacial pace when it came to embracing diversity. Now a new report from the nation’s peak body for the screen industry has shone a light on how the television industry […]

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