Established in 2008 in memory of Australian actor Heath Ledger, who served as an ambassador for the organization, the Scholarship is open to all young and emerging Australian actors 18-35 years old.
Applications are now CLOSED.
GatewayLA is a script development program for film and television writers. It aims to develop audience-driven, Australian-created content for US and international audiences, with the aim to spotlight and promote a select list of screenplays.
Applications for the current program are now CLOSED. The winning script and the Aussie List info can be found here.
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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.
Watch Mojean Aria's moving speech after receiving Heath Ledger Scholarship
The 9th Annual Heath Ledger Scholarship Recipient, Mojean Aria.
Read more about Mojean and the Heath Ledger Scholarship dinner here
Visit California Presents Profiles of Heath Ledger Scholarship 2017 Finalists
Read more about Mojean Aria here
Read more about Shalom Brune-Franklin here
Read more about Tilda Cobham-Hervey here
CINDERELLA MUST DIE ANNOUNCED AS GATEWAY LA SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM WINNER & 2017 'AUSSIE LIST' REVEALED
Read about the winner and see the full list here.
Australians in Film catches up with two Australian producers post-SxSW 2017 at Charlie's, AiF's creative workspace in Hollywood.
Read about their experience at SxSw and about their time at Charlie's here.
QUEENSLAND PRODUCER LAUREN BROWN NAMED THE 2017 VILLAGE ROADSHOW ANIMAL LOGIC INTERN
Read more about Lauren here
Australians in Film presents Aura, an annual journal of new Australian screen talent, edited by Kylie Speer.
Pick up a copy of the publication at Longshot Coffee, Bronzed Aussie or the Australian Consulate-General, Los Angeles.
AiF opens dedicated work & networking space, "Charlie's" in Hollywood for Australian filmmakers
Australians in Film is proud to open ‘Charlie’s’, a bespoke hub for the Australian film-making community in Los Angeles, offering a unique creative workspace for AiF industry members to conduct business, collaborate and network. Named after Charlie Chaplin and located at the historic Raleigh Studios, in the heart of Hollywood where Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks made films and frequently played cards, ‘Charlie’s’ has been co-funded by Screen Queensland, Screen NSW, AFTRS and Film Victoria as an invaluable home base for Australian film-makers while they are in Los Angeles.
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