May 2008
Inside Film;May2008, Issue 109, p043
This section offers news briefs in the motion picture industry in Australia. On March 18, 2008 the Australia's digital feature film competition DigiSPAA was launched. A documentary about a piece of history of the company Film Australia was produced by its staff members who worked during the 1970s and 1980s, during a BBQ reunion hosted by Film Australia producer Dick Collingridge. Flickerfest completed its 17-venue national tour in late March 2008 at Melbourne's Kino Dendy cinema.


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