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Another Aussie in LA is the official podcast of AiF!

Join host, Ansuya Nathan, as she navigates Los Angeles, chatting to Aussies who generously share their experiences of living and working on this side of the Pacific.

Current Podcast: #103 - T.J. Power

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Gateway LA is a new script development program for film and television writers. It aims to develop audience-driven, Australian-created content for US and international audiences. The program will name up to 10 finalists and an eventual winner.

Applications for the current program are now closed.


Australians in Film is the industry association for Australian entertainment professionals in Los Angeles. 

We hold over 40 programs and events a year, ranging from scholarships, labs, seminars and industry screenings. AiF welcomes both Australian and American film and television industry professionals and companies to become members.

AiF announces stellar line up of judges for this year's Heath Ledger Scholarship. Applications are now closed.

7th Annual Heath Ledger Scholarship heath ledger scholarship Judges

Participating on the judging panel are Australian actors Rose Byrne (Damages, The Internship, Neighbors) and Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline, Exodus: Gods and Kings, The Dark Knight Rises), American actor, writer and producer Vince Vaughn (True Detective, The Internship, The Break-Up), executive producer Adam Schroeder (Zoolander, Sleepy Hollow, Clueless), directors Kieran Darcy-Smith (Wish You Were Here, By Way of Helena) and Gregor Jordan (Ned Kelly, Two Hands), Australian-based casting director, Ann Fay (Anzac Girls, Packed to the Rafters) and Emmy award winning casting director, Laray Mayfield (Fight Club, Gone Girl, House of Cards, The Social Network).

AiF Announces short list in inaugural Gateway LA Program

Australians in Film (AiF) has announced 18 scripts shortlisted in the inaugural Gateway LA Script Development Program, aimed at supporting the development of commercially successful, Australian-created film and television screenplays for U.S. and international audiences.

Dave Edwardz named recipient of the first Entertainment Fellowship Prize

Australians in Film, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group and Animal Logic are pleased to announce that Sydney-based filmmaker Dave Edwardz is the recipient of the first $20,000 AiF Entertainment Fellowship prize.

Commencing in early 2015, the prize will cover Dave’s living and travel expenses for 3 months while he undertakes the internship that includes a hands-on experience to learn the business aspects of feature film development, acquisitions, packaging and production.

The 3-month fellowship is awarded to film business undergraduate students and recent graduates, who demonstrate significant potential in their area of expertise. The program includes working with Village Roadshow Pictures and Animal Logic executives, gaining hands-on experience in developing, acquiring, packaging and producing feature films.

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