Black Snow, a six-part drama on Stan, puts the stories of Australian South Sea Islanders in frame.
For aficionados of Christmas cinema, the good and the bad, Christmas Ransom is light hearted and silly enough to be bearable.
In my research into the Bali bombings and their aftermath, I have spoken to many people who were there or lost someone in the attack.
Catherine de’ Medici was Queen of France, the mother of three kings and two queens, and the mother-in-law of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Netflix’s subscription losses are a worrying shift for a business that had previously only seen sustained growth since 2011 – however there’s more nuance to the issue.
Rutherford Falls shows strained relationships, but also friendships. And above all, it features joy.
Actor Simon Baker at a press conference in Canberra on Tuesday calling for a local content quota on streaming services.
Pursuing local content requirements on streaming services is a high risk, low reward campaign. The reality is global streamers can’t save Australian television.
Tilda Cobham-Hervey stars as Australian singer Helen Reddy in a new film.
Too often, diva films feel like a spectacle about women being punished for living their dreams. The strength of I Am Woman is in the way Helen Reddy comes through.
While local content makes up a small proportion of the Australian Netflix catalogue, Netflix has also heavily promoted Australian shows overseas, such as Hannah Gadsby’s standup show Nanette.
While the figures may seem alarming, we should remember that, unlike free-to-air TV, subscription video-on-demand services are not regulated for local content.
Is the Australian media industry willing to come together to fight against global streaming media companies, or will Australian media continue to battle each other?
‘Antifasc’ as portrayed in Romper Stomper.
Stan’s remake of the 1992 film Romper Stomper swaps skinhead culture for the complexities of contemporary Australian extremist politics. In doing so, it highlights disillusion with mainstream politicians and media.
Disney is leaving Netflix. Is the streaming market becoming too fragmented?
The cost and confusion of having content tied to so many different streaming platforms could ultimately provoke a return to bundling and a pay TV model.
The hugely popular Game of Thrones could be a crucial drawcard for Foxtel Play’s new viewers.
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With Quickflix saved but Presto on the way out, it’s hard to predict who will emerge as the winners as battle for video-on-demand viewers intensifies.
Television is changing rapidly in the Netflix era, but are Australia’s industry protections keeping up?
The European Union is considering imposing a local content quota on video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon. With local storytelling under threat from global tech giants, could such an approach work here?
Mobile is a big feature of YouTube Red.
There’s a new video-on-demand service in Australia, and it might shake up the sector given its unconventional approach and appeal to young people who shun traditional television viewing.
Nine’s new online streaming service means it can reach beyond its metro boundaries, and regional broadcasters are not happy.
The rise on live streaming of television programs is breaking down the protected geographical barriers on what you can watch, and the regional broadcasters are not happy.
Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix, at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas.
Netflix took everyone by surprise when it announced it was tripling its global reach for video on demand. So who are the winners and potential losers in the new deal?
There are more television services than ever before.
Telstra’s release of an all-in-one streaming service further complicates the television landscape in Australia.
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Telcos are positioning themselves to be at the top rather than the bottom of the content food chain.
Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has floated the idea of reforming media laws, but Australia media terrain has changed.
if anything, media concentration is worsening and diversity won’t be improved by changing Australia’s media ownership laws.