• 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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  • Understanding how QAPE applies to archive

    Understanding how QAPE applies to archive

    91% of production companies say that the Producer Offset is “critically important” to their business. The offset is a vital source of funding for Australia’s moving image production industry. Since it was introduced in 2007, it has paid out more than $1.5 billion in rebates on more than 1000 projects. What is the Producer Offset? Screen Australia administers the offset. But it’s not like other funding that’s contingent on availability, (with competition for limited budgets)....

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