• 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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  • Is digital technology killing our craft?

    Is digital technology killing our craft?

    The question came up when we met with Paul Walton of Princess Pictures at Screen Forever last year. Paul’s a former UK child actor who ran away to the other side of the camera. He worked on shows like Heartbeat and A Touch of Frost before making his way to Australia. He’s now a producer and partner at Princess Pictures in Melbourne. His credits for Princess include It’s A Date Seasons 1 & 2, Open...

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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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