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  • AFM: 'Safe Water' to Make ScreenLaunch Splash

    "Safe Water," a 3-D Australian horror pic, is set to make a splash at AFM this week. The project appears on the slate of two-year old Aussie start-up ScreenLaunch alongside drama "Skin Deep" about the unexpected adventures of two women from different...
  • 'Water Diviner': Russell Crowe Digs Into Australia's Past in Helming Bow

    Russell Crowe is feeling passionate about his directorial debut "The Water Diviner," with shooting starting Dec. 2 in Australia. "It's a love story above all and it's very culturally significant," Crowe told Variety at AFM. "This is where Australia...
  • AFM: Sam Worthington, Anthony LaPaglia Flying in 'Paper Planes' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Shooting has started on Robert Connolly's family film "Paper Planes," starring Sam Worthington and Anthony LaPaglia, in Perth, Western Australia and Tokyo. Arclight Films is selling the film at the American Film Market. Gary Hamilton, managing...
  • News Corp Reports 3% Drop in Revenue in First Quarter

    News Corp, the recently spun off publishing side of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, reported that its revenue fell in the first quarter of its fiscal 2014, due to lower advertising revenue and foreign exchange fluctuations. The company reported that its...
  • China Lion roars for Dante Lam's 'Demon Within'

    HONG KONG -- China Lion Film Distribution has acquired rights to upcoming Dante Lam thriller "That Demon Within" from sales agent and co-producer Emperor Motion Pictures. It will release the picture in the U.S. and Canada, Australia and New Zealand....
  • New Zealand Film Boss Leaves on Upbeat Note

    Seasoned film executive Graeme Mason had a tricky moment in 2010 near the beginning of his tenure as chief executive of the New Zealand Film Commission. An 87-page report written by Peter Jackson and film academic David Court characterized the regulatory...
  • Weinstein Company May Boost Film Distribution From $50 Million Fund

    Harvey Weinstein may be distributing more films, thanks to a distribution deal with newly formed Catalina Capital and its $50 million film finance fund. The Weinstein Company will have a first look option on domestic distribution and international...
  • 'Gatsby,' 'Rocket,' 'Lake' Top AACTA Awards Nominations

    SINGAPORE - "The Great Gatsby" and "The Rocket" emerged as front-runners in the race for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) awards. In the television categories "Top of the Lake" came top of the pile with 12 nominations. Baz...
  • Eagle nabs video camera, captures Australia scenery, 'selfie'

    A young sea eagle stole a wildlife camera in Western Australia seven months ago and flew it nearly 70 miles away, where rangers recently found the purloined video recorder with snippets of outback scenery and a "selfie" of the feathered delinquent....
  • Nicole Kidman to Star in Aussie 'Strangerland'

    MUMBAI -- Australia's top Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce are to head home. They will star in "Strangerland," an Oz mystery drama about a couple whose teenage children go missing in the Outback. The film is directed by Kim...
  • Kim Kardashian wears huge diamond engagement ring from Kanye West

    Kim Kardashian wears huge diamond engagement ring from Kanye West
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are officially engaged and Kardashian has a 15-carat diamond to prove it. [Los Angeles Times] Elle has drawn some flak for wrapping zaftig actress Melissa McCarthy in a bulky coat on one of the four alternate covers of...
  • Australians in Film Celebrates Top Talent Down Under

    At first blush, it would be difficult to think of a foreign demographic in Hollywood less in need of help than Australians. After all, for a country of 23 million people located on the absolute opposite side of the world, Aussies have exerted an...