Australian DOPs launch campaign for more screen diversity

Posted Tuesday 04 Aug 2020

Australian DOPs launch campaign for more screen diversity

A six-week campaign launched by 27 of Australia's top cinematographers aims to boost the number of women employed in camera teams and encourage greater diversity across the screen industry.

If.com.au reports that the social media campaign, using the hashtag #whoisinyourcrew, targets heads of department as well as directors and producers. The initiative was conceived by DOP Bonnie Elliott on behalf of the Australian Cinematographers Society's Diversity Committee, the reconfigured ACS Women's Advisory Panel.

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Audio producers, enter the Whicker Awards!

Posted Tuesday 04 Aug 2020

Let's hear it for the Whickers - they've extended their deadline for the 2020 Radio & Audio Funding Awards! This is awarded annually to an emerging audio producer based anywhere in the world to create an original radio or audio documentary between 28-45 minutes. This year, a main award of up to £6,000 including mentorship from a top industry professional will be awarded alongside £1,000 to each of the four runner-ups. Applications close on 14 August 2020.

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