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Screen Australia announces support of eight docs

Screen Australia has committed $5 million to the production of 11 projects, which include eight documentaries.
March 22, 2010

Screen Australia has committed AUS$5 million to the production of 11 projects, which include eight documentaries. The move triggers close to $18 million worth of production. Domestic one-off documentaries receiving Screen Australia’s support include Driving to D-Day from Intomedia Pty Ltd and filmmaker Stuart Scowcroft, Paul Cox from Frontline Films and Rebel Films and filmmaker Paul Cox, Recipe For Murder from Stray Dog Pictures for Jumping Dog Productions and Scarlet Road from Paradigm Pictures. The lone documentary domestic series receiving support is The Family from Shine Australia. International one-off Kangaroo Mob from 360 Degree Films and international series Dr. Mary Goes Bush from Artemis International will receive funding, as well as Life in Movement: Tanja Liedtke’s Story from Closer Productions, which falls under the category of special documentary fund.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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