National News Items
ABC TV has begun its search or Australia’s favourite film. They want to know what film excites your imagination, indulges your fantasies – the one you could see over and over again? Any feature length cinema release film is eligible, in any language, any genre, whether it is documentary or animation, romantic comedy or Hong Kong action film!
Voting lines are only open until 19 October 2005 – so get voting!
Sony Tropfest has announced an exciting new feature film production arm, the Tropfest Feature Program (TFP). The TFP is intended to assist the development of talent already identified by Sony Tropfest by providing an opportunity for directors, and others, to extend their careers and move into the arena of feature films. For further details about the Sony Tropfest Feature Program, visit: www.tropfest.com/tfp.
The Australian Film Commission (AFC), in conjunction with the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC), will introduce a new initiative designed to match Australian documentary makers’ most innovative ideas with national and international acquisitions executives at the AIDC in Melbourne on 13-16 February 2006.
For further details about the MeetMarket, please visit: www.aidc.com.au/meetmarket/index.html.