A new documentary screening on Foxtel’s Aurora channel and community TV this September asks what is wrong with Australian films.
Since the 1980s Australian films’ total share of the local box office has fallen steadily from over 23% to below 4%. Today the government funds most local films, as well as locally produced Hollywood fare. Yet in spite of the government’s involvement, and spending hundreds of millions on marketing and production, the box office slide has continued unabated, leading to concerns for the future viability of the industry.
A group of industry insiders and corporate executives have formed an initiative called Pure Independent Pictures, dedicated to supporting independent filmmaking.
The doco is a product of the initiative and includes experts in marketing, economics, finance and filmmaking who debate what is to blame for the dearth of successful Aussie films in recent years.
Here we have it: all the winners for this year’s 2021 Snapchat Young Lions Competition. The Misfits Media Company, proud official representatives of the Cannes Lions Festival in Australia, is delighted to share the winners for this prestigious award. After presenting their second-round pitches, all the shortlisted candidates were evaluated by 50 esteemed industry judges. […]
IAB Australia has announced that the MeasureUp conference will return for its fifth year on 27th October and is seeking submissions for smart and engaging speakers, sessions or workshops from Australia’s media and marketing industry. As investment in digital advertising continues to outpace the rest of the media sector representing two-thirds of the paid advertising market, […]
In-Play advertising platform Admix has announced a new partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS). This integration with IAS makes Admix the only In-Play advertising company to offer ad inventory that is measured and verified by a trusted, independent partner. This ground-breaking news means that the quality of Admix’ In-Play advertising is independently assessed and verified […]
The Children’s Tumour Foundation (CTF) has teamed up with international fashion photographer and industry veteran Scott Ehler, to develop a striking campaign that aims to shine a light on a lifelong, genetic condition called Neurofibromatosis (NF). Progressive and unpredictable, NF causes tumours to form on nerves in the body, including the brain and spine. In […]