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Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

 

Screen Australia announces $1.3 million of production funding for 11 documentaries

Screen Australia has announced $1.3 million of production funding for 11 documentaries funded through the Producer Program and one through the Commissioned Program. Projects include a second season of Love on the Spectrum for the ABC; The Department, a feature documentary going behind the frontlines of New South Wales’ child protection system; and online series There Is No ‘I’ In Island detailing the experiences of people in isolation throughout COVID-19 in Tasmania. Head of Documentary at Screen Australia, Bernadine Lim said, “The projects in this slate not only shine a light on social issues but also offerRead More


2020 Melbourne Fashion Week

After months of planning, we’re happy to announce that a re-worked Melbourne Fashion Week will run from 23-29 November 2020. COVID-19 has seen us push the reset button and re-think the ways in which we can support our local designers and retailers. This year, for the first time ever, we’ll be presenting a program featuring both digital and in-person events – if COVID-19 restrictions allow. The week long, 100-per-cent-free event will include an impressive line-up of digitally delivered, free runways from some of Melbourne’s favourite local designers as well as emerging fashion talent. We’ll also beRead More


CANCELLED – 2021 Tamworth Country Music Festival

The 2021 Tamworth Country Music Festival will not be going ahead after Tamworth Region Councillors voted to suspend all Council-run events next year due to the ongoing COVID restrictions. The writing was on the wall for the country festival after Tamworth Regional Council recommended that Councillors call off the 2021 event due to the “current public health orders” in place, including the prohibition of music festivals and mass gatherings. “Today is a sad day, not only for Tamworth, but for the artists, and the country music industry,” festival manager, Barry Harley,Read More