Motion picture industry
This paper examines changes in the production and commissioning of Australian television drama from 1999–2019, a period marked by notable changes in the business of television in Australia and globally.
This report outlines the results of a national survey measuring levels of diversity (in gender, gender identity, cultural background, disability status and sexual orientation) on screen and behind the camera in Australian university capstone or culminating screen production units during 2019.
COVID-19 has presented a novel and unprecedented health and safety challenge to all industries and workplaces. These guidelines have been developed by an Australian Screen Sector Task Force and are intended to provide support and assistance to all practitioners (from screen producers to individual workers)...
In response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry, the government requested that Screen Australia and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) co-author this options paper considering how to best support Australian stories on our screens in a modern, multi-platform...
This paper outlines proposed revisions to Screen Ausralia's documentary funding program, to better support the industry and adapt to changes in the sector. Industry feedback is being sought, with submissions closing 27 October 2019. New guidelines will be published in February 2020, and come into...
Shifting the balance: cultural diversity in leadership within the Australian arts, screen and creative sectors
This report provides a starting point for the development of more substantial research into the composition and organisational cultures of creative sector organisations, and the causes for CALD under-representation in these organisations.
Creating this strategy has provided detailed insights into the experiences of both practitioners and partners in the Australian screen industry. This process has provided an opportunity to review and translate the views of those who engage with the Indigenous Department into a meaningful and well-informed...
This inquiry report outlines the current state and operation of the Australian television and music industry, including competition issues relating to the relative market power of producers and broadcasters for traditional, streaming and 'catch- up' viewing.
The Territory Government has released this screen industry development plan, presenting a vision and plan to create more jobs and increase the sustainability and success of local screen businesses. Developed in consultation with the NT screen industry, the three-year plan provides a framework to support...
The Film Industry Working Group was set up at the beginning of this year with representation from across the screen industry, Business New Zealand and the Council of Trade Unions. This report provides recommendations on restoring collective bargaining rights to film production workers.
2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Richard Lowenstein’s acclaimed Dogs in Space, a fictionalized cinematic memoir of nominal bohemians in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. Set 6-8 years before the film’s release, Lowenstein utilised genuine participants in the events/milieu depicted, as well as key locations...
Industry assistance schemes are seen sceptically in New Zealand policy circles but the NZIER modelling shows that the New Zealand Screen Production Grant, as the price of admission to international screen productions, positively influences the wider economy.
The Drama Report covers the production of feature films, TV drama (mini-series, telemovies and series/serials) and online drama programs in Australia by financial year.
Losing the plot: Do multicultural ghettos inside our film, TV and stage industries affect how culturally diverse communities see themselves?
ECCV is the peak policy advocacy organisation for ethnic and multicultural groups in Victoria and consults with communities when their voices are not heard in the policy process. In October 2016 ECCV consulted with culturally diverse actors, writers, directors and stage professionals in partnership with...
The Drama Report 2015/16 covers the production of feature films and TV drama programs (mini-series, telemovies and series/serials) by financial year. It reports on the operation of the Producer Offset tax rebate for domestic Australian projects and official co-productions, incorporating data gathered through surveys and...
The Arts Industry Council of SA (AICSA) commissioned this report to explore how South Australia’s strengths in the arts and cultural industries could further support the state’s economic agenda.
This study is concerned with representation. It considers the nature of a culturally located, discursive form called veitalatala and its creative translation into designed artifacts that consider the lyrical and graceful nature of Tongan women’s tālanoa.