Location Scout Resource: Australia

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Location Scout Resource – Australian Film Commission – Screen Australia

Screen Australia – Who We Are

Screen Australia is the key Federal Government direct funding body for the Australian screen production industry. Its functions are to support and promote the development of a highly creative, innovative and commercially sustainable Australian screen production industry.

Screen Australia – Wikipedia

Screen Australia is the Australian Federal Government’s key funding body for the Australian screen production industry. Its functions are to support and promote the development of a highly creative, innovative and commercially sustainable industry.

It was created under the Screen Australia Act 2008 and from 1 July 2008 took over the functions and appropriations of its predecessor agencies: the Australian Film Commission (AFC), the Film Finance Corporation Australia (FFC) and Film Australia Limited.

Across its various departments, Screen Australia supports the development, production, promotion and distribution of Australian screen content.


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Diving dollar has gold lining for silver screen – The Age

Diving dollar has gold lining for silver screen

The Age, Australia – THE plunging Australian dollar promises to be a bonanza for big-spending American film and TV productions shooting in Australia. The Melbourne Film Office …

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Location Manager Spotlight – Baz Luhrman’s Australia

Baz Luhrman’s Australia: the epic Outback – Daily Telegraph

“The challenges involved with making a film of this scale in this place are immense,” said the location manager, Phillip Roope, whose film credits include Superman Returns, The Beach and Tomorrow Never Dies. “We have our own water trucks, a grader for making roads and I think we must have hired every rental car in the Top End.” …

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