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Another Aussie in LA is the official podcast of AiF!

Join host, Ansuya Nathan, as she navigates Los Angeles, chatting to Aussies who generously share their experiences of living and working on this side of the Pacific.

Current Podcast: #135 - Maya Newell & Charlotte Mars of Gayby Baby

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The Village Roadshow Entertainment and Animal Logic Entertainment Internship is open to Australian film business undergraduate students and recent graduates, who demonstrate significant potential in their areas of expertise. The program involves working with Village Roadshow Pictures and Animal Logic executives in Los Angeles to gain hands-on experience in developing, acquiring, packaging and producing feature films for the international market.

Applications for the current program are now closed: Info


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.

Applications for the Eighth Annual Heath Ledger Scholarship are now closed. Finalists will be announced in early May.

Australians in Film (AiF) has announced a number of judges for the Eighth Annual Heath Ledger Scholarship, which include an Academy Award nominated actress, the Head of Casting for Paramount Pictures, an AACTA winning director, the producer of The Town and Sicario and the TV casting director for Breaking Bad. In addition to the usual Scholarship prizes, the Scholarship winner for 2016 will also be awarded six sessions with renowned dialect coach, Joy Ellison, a six month scholarship to attened Ivana Chubbuck Studios in Los Angeles, a meeting with Head of Casting for Paramount, Joseph Middleton and $500 Uber credit to get around LA.

Village Roadshow & Animal Logic Entertainment Internship Winner Announced: 

Australians in Film is pleased to announce that Melanie Jayne from Sydney is the winner of the 2016 Village Roadshow Entertainment Group and Animal Logic Entertainment Internship, valued at $20,000. Melanie, a graduate of Sydney University and Sydney Film School will spend  her three-month placement at the Los Angeles offices of Village Roadshow Entertainment Group  and Animal Logic Entertainment.

Working with executives from these two world leading production companies, Melanie will gain valuable insight and working knowledge of international feature film development and production.

The internship is awarded to film business undergraduate students and recent graduates, who demonstrate significant potential in their area of expertise.

AiF named Elizabeth Debicki as Breakthrough Talent of 2015, and producers Bruna Papandrea and Bill Mechanic and Cinematographer Dion Beebe were honored at the AiF Awards and Benefit Gala in Los Angeles on October 25th

Australians in Film hosted its annual AiF Awards and Benefit Gala at the Intercontinental Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday. Presenter Carrie Bickmore was the master of ceremonies at this year’s awards, which celebrated the achievements of Australians working in Hollywood and also recognized the contribution of individuals to the Australian film industry.

Award presenters were Reese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde, Walk The Line, Wild), producer Lionel Wigram (Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter, The Man from U.N.C.L.E), director Michael Bay (Transformers, Armageddon) and in absentia actor and director Mel Gibson (Braveheart, Passion of The Christ, Lethal Weapon).

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Australians in Film
Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Avenue
Suite #649
Hollywood, CA 90038

Phone: 310 452 5939
Fax: 323 446 8724



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