Is it time to give up on Ausralian Content?

Rewind back to the beginning of my studies in BCM330 and we were asked to keep this question in mind as we embarked on a journey through the history of Australian content. The local film and TV industry have been through its fair share of triumphs, challenges and slumps. There is a common consensus that …

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Producers are a bunch of copycats… well, good!

The contemporary audience demands diversity in not only genre but access to the screen content released to the world; Technology continues to advance therefore the way we watch TV and film entertainment changes. Switching on on telly box and flicking through the 10 channels available to find a program of interest is no longer the only …

How to dance your way into Australian audience’s hearts

The hardships local films have faced in the Australian market is evident in numbers, Australian films share of the Aussie box office is less than 4 percent today, and this doesn't come down to people not attending the cinema at all; "The cinema remains Australians favourite cultural venue, with 66 percent of people aged 15 years and …

Aussie land trumps Aussie people, so it seems

"Is any attention good attention?", what a feather-ruffling question. A Tv tropes article explains that in regards to a product, attention turned sour has consequences detrimental to the brand, for example, a beauty product surrounded with lots of hype and expectations that is in true fact poor quality will affect future investors and customers from putting …

Is Australian content really as bad as we assume it to be?

Walking away from the first lesson of BCM330, I had some extensive discussions revolving around the Australian TV and Film industry and realised I had not given much thought to this topic prior to taking this class. It was made clear within the first hour that judging from the responses from my fellow classmates, our …

Is the future of Australian Film & TV looking gloomy or bloomy?

The Australian FIlm and TV industry is an inconsistent "little bugger" (Aussie slang seemed appropriate), and when I asked friends and family what their thoughts were on Australian made screen content the responses I received were "I don't know, I don't really watch a lot of the stuff" or "OH LOVE IT! You've got to support the …