Aussies head to the big apple

The Australian International Screen Forum will take place in New York next week and while the programme is dominated by film, Shane Brennan (NCIS: Los Angeles) will discuss transitioning to the U.S. television market.

The 4 day event aims to facilitate collaboration between Australian professionals and local US and international screen industry decision-makers.

Baz Lurhmann will preside over ‘Pitch Royale’, a series of competitive rounds of live-pitching, where the all-Australian Showcase will be launched.

Greer Simpkin (Mystery Road) discusses building an Indigenous Australian TV franchise with global appeal, Jason Blum, Producer of Get Out & Blackkklansman talks about producing low budget films, and speakers at a Women in Television session include Anna Dokoza (Insecure, Lady Dynamite, Flight of the Conchords) and Laura Eason (House of Cards, Here and Now).

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