• 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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  • Video on Demand – global and local insights

    Video on Demand – global and local insights

    The 2018 Emmy Awards saw Netflix finally score as many statuettes as HBO.  Amazon might not be big in Australia (yet), but they scooped up 8 awards for The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. Add in 4 awards for Hulu and the video on demand platforms accounted for 30% of the trophies on offer. Here in Australia, the recently published Moving Image Moving Landscape Report found that 36% of producers have created content for streaming services. It's time to explore...

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