WIFT & the ADG stage a picnic at Fremantle Media

On December 15, in conjunction with Australian Directors' Guild, WIFT NSW took action against gender imbalance in the Australian screen industry, staging a peaceful picnic protest at Fremantle Media today against the decision to hire a Canadian female director in place of an Australian for the television remake of Picnic at Hanging Rock. Whilst a number of Australian directors now residing overseas were approached, WIFT and the ADG understood that homegrown emerging and established talent were all overlooked.


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