Screen Australia Supports ‘Salma & The City’
We’re excited to announce that Screen Australia is providing story development funding for Chemical Media’s first scripted project, a six-part online comedy series – written and directed by Kauthar Abdulalim – which tells the story of a 45-year-old Australian-Pakistani mother who suddenly decides its time to chase her lifelong dream of winning the Australian Open grand slam tennis tournament.
Australia’s Forgotten Islands To Screen In Tahiti
We’re proud to announce that Chemical Media’s documentary Australia’s Forgotten Islands –which chronicles the story of Australia’s Cocos Islanders – has been selected to screen at the International Oceanic Film Festival in Tahiti in February 2019. The festival, now in its 16th year, showcases the best documentaries from around the Oceania region.
You See Monsters Longlisted For Walkley Award
We’re pleased to announce that Chemical Media’s documentary You See Monsters has been longlisted for a Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism. The six documentaries longlisted for the 2018 Walkley Documentary Award will be screened at Sydney’s State Library of NSW on 16 October 2018. The winner will be announced in Brisbane on 22 November.
Australia’s Forgotten Islands
Chemical Media’s latest documentary Australia’s Forgotten Islands screens on Wednesday 30 May on SBS as part of the national broadcaster’s Untold Australia series. The film explores the extraordinary story of Australia’s Cocos Islanders as they push to be recognised as the indigenous citizens of one of the remotest atolls on earth. Also available on SBS on demand.
You See Monsters at Human Rights Film Festival
We’re honoured that You See Monsters has been selected for the 2018 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival Program screening in Melbourne at ACMI on the 6th May. After the screening, You See Monsters’ director Tony Jackson will be taking part in a Q&A with the fabulous Abdul Abdullah and Nur Shkembi. Book tickets here: https://2018.hraff.org.au/events/youseemonsters/