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Star-studded Brisbane podcast series Winding Road could be bound for TV

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A Brisbane podcast starring Dacre Montgomery and Yael Stone and with music by Bernard Fanning could be bound for the small screen following a push from the Queensland Premier.

Screen Producers Association Australia - Meet the 2020 Ones To Watch!

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Screen Producers Australia (SPA) today took great pride in announcing the 2020 Ones to Watch. From podcasters to genre junkies, animation experts and drama diehards, the twelve screen professionals...

Dacre Montgomery talks WINDING ROAD on The Project

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Dacre Montgomery on The Project talks about being asked to leave drama school, and the reason Stranger Things scenes often weren't revealed to actors until the last minute. Plus, how he prepared for his brand new fictional crime podcast.

Noni Hazlehurst on WINDING ROAD for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Noni Hazlehurst is typically thoughtful and candid about her reasons for wanting to be involved in the Winding Road podcast. “I was intrigued by the quality of the writing,” she says. “I couldn’t figure out what was going to happen next, and the cast that they assembled was terrific.

Yael Stone and 9Honey talk WINDING ROAD

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Stone, who is best known for playing Lorna Morello in Orange Is The New Black (OITNB), is now focussing on her latest project: an Audible original podcast. She plays Norah Hamilton, the daughter of beloved musician William Hamilton in the fictional murder mystery series Winding Road...

SQ + Stan Premium Drama Development Fund 2020 – Recipients

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Three productions have been selected for development as part of the 2020 SQ + Stan Premium Drama Development Fund. Queensland writers were asked to create a pitch for Stan executives...

Noni Hazlehurst ‘just wants to tell good stories’

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You may know Noni Hazlehurst as one of our country's much-loved stage and TV actresses. But the Australian treasure has taken on a new challenge by lending her voice to the fictional podcast Winding Road.

Elana and Yael Stone head down the Winding Road

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In the new Audible series, Winding Road, William Hamilton was one of the world's best loved musicians and then, one day, he just disappeared from his home in Maleny. 25 years later, a podcast maker sets out to figure out what happened.

Screen Queensland funds four proof-of-concept projects

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In a first for an Australian screen agency, Screen Queensland is investing more than $250,000 in four proof-of-concept short-form projects. Danielle Redford will produce two podcasts series for Amazon’s Audible platform...

Brilliant Careers Leadership Forum – SQ supported attendees

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Nine incredibly talented Queensland partitioners will head to the Brilliant Careers Leadership Forum 2019 with support from SQ through our MARKET program.

Congratulations to the SQ Shorts Program creative teams

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The Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland, has invested $480,000 in the SQ Shorts Program supporting 12 short films to create opportunities for the...

‘Strange Colours’, ‘I Used To be Normal’ transcend local box-office

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Alena Lodkina’s Strange Colours and Jessica Leski’s documentary I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story opened on limited screens last weekend.

Alena Lodkina’s Strange Colours: a bold new Australian voice takes on Lightning Ridge

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As an outsider, I could see that Lightning Ridge is a refuge for misfits,” says Russian-born Australian film-maker Alena Lodkina.

Frisky business: the $5000 indie film that conquered Hollywood

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This is the story of the $5000 feature film that conquered Hollywood. If you'd suggested that to Claudia Pickering, architect-turned-actress-turned-filmmaker...

For Now (Review)

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Four young adults embark on a road trip from LA to San Francisco. there’s Kane (Kane Senes), an Australian filmmaker; his girlfriend Hannah (Hannah Barlow)...

Writer/Director Duo Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes On Their New Indie, For Now

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This week on the podcast filmmakers Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes talk about their latest indie feature, For Now, and how they made it happen.

FOR NOW – Review by Loren King

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New York Film Academy (NYFA) Filmmaking alum Kane Senes’ first feature, Echoes of War, is a period Western featuring high-end production value and a name cast. Where does one go from there?