• 7 Australian Christmas movies to check out

    7 Australian Christmas movies to check out

    There's not a long list to choose from Australians do love to watch (and re-watch) a good Christmas movie. So you can't say we're an unsentimental bunch. But we're not the USA or the UK. We don't have a cultural tradition of Australian Christmas movies, actually. IMDb lists only 18 Australian feature titles with any mention of Christmas at all. Google finds 11. Wikipedia lists 10. The full roundup is 28 at a stretch. That's 28 for...

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  • Media content distribution channels and platforms in Australia – A timeline infographic

    Media content distribution channels and platforms in Australia – A timeline infographic

    We hear all the time that media distribution is getting more complex. But making it visual really brings that home.   See a better quality version (1MB svg file)      

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  • Australian Documentaries – Golden Age or Fool’s Gold?

    Australian Documentaries – Golden Age or Fool’s Gold?

    ‘When I started, documentaries were like the spinach of filmmaking. Nobody cared about them. Nobody wanted to pay for them. They weren’t sexy. Now, we’re in this amazing golden era of documentary and nonfiction storytelling, that just keeps getting more interesting.’ Director and producer Morgan Neville is US-based, but you hear the same in Australia. So let’s explore the ‘golden era of documentary’. What’s behind it? And is it as golden as it seems? Video...

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