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  1. Screen Australia creates $3 million "express lane" for women in film and TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. In a groundbreaking move, the federal government's film and television agency has created an "express lane" for women to overcome decades of poor representation as scriptwriters, directors and producers.

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  2. Screen Australia creates $3 million "express lane" for women in film and TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Sydney Morning Herald

    "We're more than 50 per cent of the population and we are under-represented" ... Magda Szubanski at Screen Australia's announcement of the successful applicants for $3 million in funding for women in film and television. Photo: Steven Siewert In what is described as a groundbreaking move, the federal government's film and television agency has created an "express lane" for women to overcome decades of poor representation as scriptwriters, directors and producers.

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  3. TNT's series redo of David Mich d's Animal Kingdom renewed for second seasonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Inside Film

    Foxtel Australia has deployed a new smart media asset management system which is helping it to store and share the burgeoning weight of digital content easily and quickly. ATOM, and ACMI present the 2016 Screen Futures Summit, 1 - 3 July 2016 .

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  4. watch Courtney Barnett's 'Elevator Operator' video ft. Sleater-Kinney, Jeff Tweedy & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Brooklynvegan

    One of the catchiest songs from Courtney Barnett 's Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit , "Elevator Operator" now has a really great music video, made by Sunny Leunig whose father, Michael , is a renown cartoonist/poet. Both Leunigs appear in front of the camera, too, in this video that's custom built for cameos.

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  5. Courtney Barnett's new music video stars Sleater-Kinney, Jeff TweedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Courtney Barnett has released a star-studded new music video for "Elevator Operator," from her her acclaimed 2015 album Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit . Featuring Sleater-Kinney, Magda Szubanski , Jeff Tweedy, and Australian musical legends such as The Drones, Tim Rogers and Paul Kelly, the clip shows Barnett as an actual elevator operator in Melbourne's Nicholas Building, dodging crazy folks as she ascends to the rooftop.

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  6. 'Marco Polo' Star Rick Yune -- Happy to Go Full-Frontal ... BIG Time MythbusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | TMZ.com

    When " Marco Polo " producers needed a male cast member to drop trou and show it all for season 2, Rick Yune took one GIANT step ... toward destroying a little myth. Yune plays the leader Kaidu on the Netflix show, and the writers gave him a meaty nude scene.

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  7. Rebecca Gibney's daggy 80s throwback picRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | NEWS.com.au

    Rebecca Gibney and Peter O'Brien star in Channel 7's new mini-series, The Killing Field. Airs Sunday night, 8.40pm AEST.

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  8. How Americans think we soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    Remember that famous Simpsons episode from the '90s in which Bart has to make a public apology to Australia? And everyone – including our Prime Minister – is made out to sound like Kath and Kim on overdrive? The Property Rights Alliance, a US lobby group, has released a series of attack ads taking aim at Australia's plain packaging laws. And in case their stance on such a serious issue wasn't ridiculous enough, they've hyped it up with this weird, nasally wannabe-Aussie speech manner and a number of bizarre visual cues.

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  9. Arrested development: True cost of living for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    ... added not only were more people studying but they were doing so for longer which delayed their earning capacity. Gina Riley's character Kim is definitely not independent and probably thinks she is a bit gen Y too at least in age. Mr McCrindle said ...

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  10. Magda Szubanski triumphs at ABIA awardsRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Book trade news from Book2book

    She's best known as Sharon Strezlecki from Kath and Kim but it seems Magda Szubanski has been hiding another skill from us for all these years she's a brilliant writer. The 55-year-old's first book, Reckoning, has just won the coveted Book of the Year prize at the Australian Book Industry Awards, proudly sponsored by The Australian Women's Weekly.

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  11. Magda Szubanski's memoir Reckoning finds its place in the world of winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Canberra Times

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  12. Ian Thorpe's bizarre new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    YOU'D BE forgiven for thinking Ian Thorpe had walked onto the set of a Kath and Kim spin-off. The former Olympic swimmer has traded in his medals for a new gig as a self-employed pool cleaner in a hilarious YouTube video.

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  13. Champ Kind up for Anchorman 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    Hilarious clip of Rick the weather man. One of the 793 alternate jokes on Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, digital and Blu-ray The US actor and comedian, best known as the enthusiastic but completely deranged sportscaster Champ Kind in the Anchorman films, doesn't miss a beat when asked what audiences should expect when he brings his stand-up show to Australia for the very first time in July.

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  14. Calum Henderson: Disastrous dates make a bit of fun voyerusimRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    You could tell as soon he greeted the maitre d' with "hey mate", and said "thanks mate" when the waiter gave him a menu, that Corbin was the Kiwi on the first episode of First Dates Australia . Like so many reality juggernauts, the show originates from the UK, where it seems to be in the same sphere as the likes of X Factor and Britain's Got Talent .

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  15. Samantha Bee's staff celebrates passage of law they brought...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Governor Deal signed Georgia's "The Pursuing Justice for Rape Victims Act" today, putting into law a requirement that Georgia law enforcement officials collect rape kits within 96 hours of the tests, and which also requires a report detailing the number of kits that have been tested and those that are still in process. Prior to passage, Georgia had an enormous backlog of the kits, which preserve DNA and other evidence of rape.

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  16. Victoria Wood tributes pour in and highlight why the British comic star was so lovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The passing of British comedian Victoria Wood has generated a flood of tributes from giants not just of comedy and television, but film, music, literature, theatre and politics. British Prime Minister David Cameron called her "a national treasure loved by millions".

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  17. Ken Done reflects on his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Artist Ken Done meets Kate McLennan and Kate McCartney . Her co-host is comedian, script writer and broadcaster Lawrence Leung.

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  18. '2 Broke Girls' EP Michelle Nader Inks New Deal With Warner Bros. TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Deadline

    TV . Under the deal, Nader will continue as executive producer/showrunner alongside creator Michael Patrick King on 2 Broke Girls for the upcoming 2016-17 season. . In the second year of the deal, Nader will develop new projects for Warner Bros.

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  19. Charlotte Wood a natural winner in Indie AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Age

    Much admired and shortlisted, Charlotte Wood often hears herself described as an "award-winning novelist". But until now her modest wins were an unpublished manuscript prize for her first novel and the people's prize in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards for her fourth.

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  20. Author Louise Rennison remembered for her wicked sense of humourRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Argus

    THE "beauty, freedom, inspiration and sheer bloody artiness" of Brighton turned Louise Rennison from awkward art student into the "Queen of Teen". She said: "I thought hard for the first one and said something like: 'She gave a great deal of pleasure to many.'

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