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.
WRITERS ROOM APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Applications will close Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5PM PDT
The program is open to current Australians in Film INDUSTRY Members only.
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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.
AUSTRALIANS IN FILM ANNOUNCE JUDGES FOR 2017 HEATH LEDGER SCHOLARSHIP
Naomi Watts, Gary Oldman, Ryan Murphy, Kimberly Peirce, Bruna Papandrea, Emile Sherman to help select this year’s recipient for the scholarship
Read more about the amazing lineup here
Kate Ledger talks about the significance of the Heath Ledger Scholarship
2017 marks nine years since the untimely death of Academy Award winning actor Heath Ledger, but according to Heath's family, the scholarship named in his memory is a wonderful legacy and a fitting tribute to his legendary kindness, generosity and creative spirit.
Read more here.
QUEENSLAND PRODUCER LAUREN BROWN NAMED THE 2017 VILLAGE ROADSHOW ANIMAL LOGIC INTERN
Read more about Lauren here
APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR THE 9TH ANNUAL HEATH LEDGER SCHOLARSHIP
More information and the application form can be found 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.
Applications now open for the Greg Coote Scholarship offering a placement in a FremantleMedia long-form broadcast drama writers’ room
Screen Queensland (SQ), along with Australians in Film, the Queensland Writers Centre and FremantleMedia are thrilled to announce applications for the Greg Coote Scholarship are now open. This year’s Greg Coote Scholarship will create an opportunity for an experienced, Queensland screen industry creative with a passion for long-form broadcast drama to be placed in a FremantleMedia television production’s writers’ room based in London or Europe.
Actress Rebel Wilson, Filmmakers James Wan and Sir Ridley Scott and Film Executive Greg Basser to be honored by Australians in Film at the 2016 AiF Awards
Wilson will receive the inaugural Screen NSW Annette Kellermann Award, honoring trailblazing Australian women in Hollywood, at the October 19th Awards Show Event in Los Angeles
Australians in Film Announce GatewayLA Script Submissions Open
Last year’s winning script CARGO has just begun production in South Australia, with Martin Freeman in the lead
Writer and director Yolanda Ramke on what the win meant for her
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