Investment in feature development announced – Screen Australia

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Tuesday 26 July 2011

Screen Australia today announced investment in the development of eight feature films.

Writer/director Adam Elliot’s (Mary and Max) new script Ernee, an animated adventure romance, is among projects to receive single-draft development funding. The project is set to be produced by Peter Kaufman and executive producers Brian Rosen and Bryce Menzies.

Other new feature projects to receive development support include Julian Corkle Is a Filthy Liar, a coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel from DJ Connell. Writer Mark Herman will adapt the screenplay with producers Marian Macgowan (Two Hands, The Rage in Placid Lake) and Sarah Radclyffe. Writer Tony Morphett will also develop an adaptation of the novel The Diary of Jimmy Porter, with director Nadia Tess and producers Lisa McCune and Gus Howard.

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