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A new day breaks for the Aussie film industry

Ryan , Mark David (2010) A new day breaks for the Aussie film industry. Courier Mail.

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Abstract

The Australian film industry is evolving. The days when government film agencies handed out millions of taxpayers' dollars for filmmakers to produce "Australian stories" with little regard to commercial returns are limited. If the Australian film industry is to reach mainstream audiences – and increase its relevance – then filmmakers need to take greater notice of genre movies and the possibilities they create within the financial restraints of the local industry. The $20 million Aussie vampire movie, Daybreakers, is a prototype for how this can be achieved.

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ID Code: 30250
Item Type: Other
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Keywords: Daybreakers, Australian film , genre, Aussiewood films
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Film and Television (190204)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 please contact the author
Deposited On: 05 Feb 2010 12:35
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2013 16:34

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