• Local content policy vacuum continues

    Local content policy vacuum continues

    The Senate inquiry into the economic and cultural value of Australian content on broadcast, radio and streaming services has finally issued its report. It's taken 2 1/2 years and 5 extensions to get to the report. Even so, there is no consensus on how to move forward. The report recognises locally produced Australian content as 'the cornerstone of the Australian screen industry'. It recognises the importance of 'the correct policy settings to support the growth and...

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  • Moving Images Survey 2019

    Moving Images Survey 2019

    How are Australians creating, distributing and managing media? Especially rich media like film, video and TVCs? The Moving Images Moving Landscape report last year uncovered some surprising insights. But a year is a very long time in media and it's time for an update. So the Preferred Media team are asking everyone who creates, funds or works with moving images to take our 2019 survey. One year's results are a snapshot. With two years of...

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  • Interview: Juggling business and creative

    Interview: Juggling business and creative

    [caption id="attachment_1856" align="alignleft" width="120"] Laura Clelland Producer, Director and Business Owner[/caption] Laura Clelland has been freelancing in film production for almost 20 years and running Queensland's crew booking agency Essential Crew for 13 years. Her recent project Life of Jess won Best Dramedy at the Asia Web Awards, is nominated for Best Web Series at the New York City International Film Festival and an official selection for Miami Web Fest. Laura's flat out running her...

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