Celebrating 40 years of Mardi Gras

Through a uniquely glamorous lens Adrian Russell Wills’, Black Divaz, reflects the incredible diversity and otherness that exists in the world

Through a uniquely glamorous lens Adrian Russell Wills’, Black Divaz, reflects the incredible diversity and otherness that exists in the world

Black Divaz goes beyond the glitz, glue guns and glamour of black drag to reveal a fun, fabulous and sometimes fearful place. A sassy, intimate portrait of what it means to be an Indigenous Drag Queen today. Ahead of its World Premiere at Queer Screen: Mardi Gras Film Festival we spoke with its director, Adrian Russell Wills.

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Interview with Stevie Cruz Martin – inclusive, provocative and definitely one to watch

Interview with Stevie Cruz Martin – inclusive, provocative and definitely one to watch

Pulse is the debut feature from emerging and trailblazing director Stevie Cruz-Martin. Screening as part of Queer Screen: Mardi Gras Film Festival, Pulse is a transgressive, provocative and insightful look at disability, sexuality, and identity. We spoke to Stevie about her debut feature and her upcoming projects. 

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My Queer Career Retrospective

My Queer Career Retrospective

This year Queer Screen celebrates the 25th anniversary of My Queer Career. This prestigious competition was established in 1994 to showcase the best Australian queer short films. With the support of Create NSW the 2018 retrospective is a greatest hits compilation of shorts from My Queer Careers history.

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Australian LGBTIQ shorts premiere on SBS On Demand

Australian LGBTIQ shorts premiere on SBS On Demand

Developed in partnership with Create NSW’s Generator: Emerging Filmmakers Fund, SBS On Demand has launched Queer for Short: Home Grown, a series of short films showcasing LGBTIQ stories from creative teams across NSW.

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Interview with Bruce Permezel: Hawke The Larrikin and The Leader

Interview with Bruce Permezel: Hawke The Larrikin and The Leader

This two part biography takes a revelatory look at the times & leadership that made Bob Hawke a Prime Minister we’d never forget. We spoke with its director, Bruce Permezel about its production.

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Charlie's in LA - hot desk call out for 2018

Charlie's in LA - hot desk call out for 2018

The Create NSW hotdesks at Charlie’s, the Australians in Film creative workspace for the Australian screen production community in Los Angeles, has limited space available and we are calling for applications from NSW-based practitioners. If you are heading to LA, get in touch with us and apply now!

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Sydney City of Film

The Artist’s Room hosts Gillian Armstrong

The Artist’s Room hosts Gillian Armstrong

In March, Event Cinema George Street is holding the fourth instalment of "The Artist's Room", on the eve of International Women’s Day, with multi-award-winning feature film and documentary director, Gillian Armstrong, hosted by leading screen industry commentator, Margaret Pomeranz.



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Nominations are now open for the 2018 Creative Achievement Awards 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Creative Achievement Awards 2018

The Creative Achievement Awards celebrate and reward the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams and organisations that have helped raise the global profile of the creative industries in NSW.

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February 2018

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Location Spotlight on Parramatta Gaol

Location Spotlight on Parramatta Gaol

Parramatta Gaol sits behind looming, high-walls along the eastern side of the upper Parramatta River. It’s a dream come true - or maybe a nightmare come true -  for anyone looking for an authentic, historic prison.

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Sydney Film Festival calls for Screenability submissions

Sydney Film Festival calls for Screenability submissions

Sydney Film Festival is calling for filmmakers to submit films in consideration for the 2018 Screenability program.

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Erin Good is bringing the web to life with Jade of Death

Erin Good is bringing the web to life with Jade of Death

Jade of Death is dark, funny and sexy as hell. Awarded Best Drama Series, Best Directing and Best Ensemble Cast at the International Academy of Web Television.

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Palm Beach brings a wave of talent to NSW

Palm Beach brings a wave of talent to NSW

Greta Scacchi, Sam Neill, Bryan Brown are all coming together with Jacqueline McKenzie for Palm Beach, a NSW film set in Sydney’s picturesque Palm Beach, scripted by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Rachel Ward

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UK screen industry strategy Raising Films launches in Australia

UK screen industry strategy Raising Films launches in Australia

Women in Film and Television NSW (WIFT NSW) announced a partnership with UK based Raising Films to bring its ground-breaking strategy, aimed at addressing the issues faced by parents and carers working in the screen industry, to Australia.

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AFTRS short courses

AFTRS short courses

Skill up and stay current with an AFTRS short course. Courses run from two days to 10 weeks in producing, VR, directing, screenwriting, camera & lighting, editing, VFX and much more.

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