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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.

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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.

AiF announces the Finalists for the Eighth Annual Heath Ledger Scholarship

The HLS Scholarship is awarded to an actor that exhibits distinctive and unique potential, with an objective to provide support to further their career. The full nominees for the scholarship’s eighth inception are: Christian Antidormi (Spartacus: War of the Damned, Home and Away), Mojean Aria (The Bronx Bull), Natasha Bassett (Hail, Caesar!)Chloe Bayliss (Backtrack), Harley Bonner (Neighbours), Shareena Clanton (Wentworth Prison, Last Cab to Darwin)Ashleigh Cummings (Tomorrow When the War Began, Puberty Blues), Georgia Flood (Home and Away), Sean Keenan (Strangerland), Uli Latukefu (upcoming Alien: Covenant), Sara West (Peter Allen: Not The Boy Next Door, The Daughter) and Meyne Wyatt (Neighbours, Strangerland, The Sapphires

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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5300 Melrose Avenue
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Hollywood, CA 90038

Phone: 310 452 5939
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