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News Junkies: It’s a wrap
Posted on 2017 11 25 in news-channel

News Junkies: It’s a wrap

Posted on 2017 11 25 in News

We've finished shooting our final frame for the shoot - and the team couldn't be happier.

Thanks to such an amazing cast and crew - the last few days have been lots of work but so much creative fun as well. We hope you've enjoyed the process as much as we - the co-creators Emma Masters, Lucy...

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News Junkies pilot in production
Posted on 2017 11 23 in news-channel

News Junkies pilot in production

Posted on 2017 11 23 in News

The cast and crew have assembled for production of the pilot of a comedy web series News Junkies.

The shoot officially kicked off on Tuesday, when we filmed a piece to camera with Ciella Williams who plays the main character Elle Walker, but today marks the full cast and crew on set making...

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Screen Forever
Posted on 2017 11 14 in news-channel

Screen Forever

Posted on 2017 11 14 in News

This year's Screen Forever conference is underway.

Run by Screen Producers Australia, the peak group representing producers and production companies from around Australia, the conference is the industry's go-to event for the year. 

It's a massive undertaking for SPA, with about 700...

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Lane Art Space
Posted on 2017 09 29 in news-channel

Lane Art Space

Posted on 2017 09 29 in News

A new exhibition space opening in Darwin tonight is set to redefine and energise a lane way in Darwin's city centre. 

Lane Art Space is a key lane way between NT House and TIO Center in Mitchell street and is part of the Northern Territory Government’s LIVE DARWIN ARTS program designed to...

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News Junkies cast announced
Posted on 2017 09 15 in news-channel

News Junkies cast announced

Posted on 2017 09 15 in News

After a lengthy and detailed audition process we're excited to announce the cast of our comedy web series News Junkies.

Here is the video

Ciella Williams is Elle Walker. 22-year-old Bondi princess forced to come to Darwin to learn the ropes as a journalist.

Amy Hetherington is Cheree...

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David Wenham to join News Junkies cast at DIFF
Posted on 2017 08 31 in news-channel

David Wenham to join News Junkies cast at DIFF

Posted on 2017 08 31 in News

Award-winning Australian actor David Wenham will be joining the cast of our comedy web series News Junkies to do a live script reading at the upcoming Darwin International Film Festival.

The actor will be coming to Darwin for the premiere of his film Ellipsis.

Wenham first rose to fame as...

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Casting for comedy series News Junkies
Posted on 2017 08 09 in news-channel

Casting for comedy series News Junkies

Posted on 2017 08 09 in News

BREAKING

News Junkies is thrilled to announce we are now casting!

Want to be part of our Top End web-series?

Email us on casting@weavefilms.com and we'll send you the registration form.

 

Brilliant Career Leadership program mentorship awarded
Posted on 2017 07 01 in news-channel

Brilliant Career Leadership program mentorship awarded

Posted on 2017 07 01 in News

Weave Films is excited to announce its director Emma Masters has been selected for the second mentorship stage of the Natalie Miller Fellowship Leadership program.

Emma is among 50 women handpicked from Australia's screen industry to continue on the leadship program.

The first stage...

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Conferencing on Women, Factual, VR and Reality TV
Posted on 2017 02 26 in news-channel

Conferencing on Women, Factual, VR and Reality TV

Posted on 2017 02 26 in News

Weave Films has arrived in Melbourne for an action packed series of special workshops and initiatives alongside meetings, as part of the Australian International Documentary Conference and the Natalie Miller Fellowship Leadership conference.

Firstly, Emma Masters is attending a conference of...

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The FACTory: international pitch forum
Posted on 2017 02 06 in news-channel

The FACTory: international pitch forum

Posted on 2017 02 06 in News

Weave Films and Blackwatch Productions have been selected for the coveted FACTory forum, an international pitching event taking place at this year's Australian International Documentary Conference.

The pair are one of ten groups chosen to participate in FACTory, which will be held in...

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Natalie Miller Fellowship Brilliant Careers Leaders Conference
Posted on 2017 01 26 in news-channel

Natalie Miller Fellowship Brilliant Careers Leaders Conference

Posted on 2017 01 26 in News

Weave Films' Emma Masters is one of 100 lucky women in film and television to be selected to attend the Natalie Miller Fellowship Brilliant Careers Leaders Conference.

The conference is to be held at RMIT University in Melbourne on February 24 and will conclude with a networking dinner that...

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Screen Producers Australia
Posted on 2016 11 15 in news-channel

Screen Producers Australia

Posted on 2016 11 15 in News

Weave Films is delighted to be attending this year's Screen Producer's Australia Screen Forever Conference.

Held in Melbourne from November 15-17, Screen Forever is one of the largest congregations of screen industry professionals in the southern hemisphere.

It's considered Australia’s...

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Diversity on Screen
Posted on 2016 10 26 in news-channel

Diversity on Screen

Posted on 2016 10 26 in News

@EmMasters got the opportunity to sit down and chat with the Melbourne Web Fest about the importance of diversity on screen and how web series are providing a new avenue for women to broadcast their stories. http://www.melbournewebfest.com/gender-diversity-on-screen/ 

NT Screen Industry Summit
Posted on 2016 09 24 in news-channel

NT Screen Industry Summit

Posted on 2016 09 24 in News

Do you live and breath film or are you're curious about what goes on behind the camera?

The Darwin International Film Festival's Northern Territory Screen Summit, being held today at the Charles Darwin campus at the Waterfront in the city, offers something for everyone.

It is a day...

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Capricornia Awards
Posted on 2016 09 12 in news-channel

Capricornia Awards

Posted on 2016 09 12 in News

The Capricornia Awards have been announced and it's wonderful to see a number of projects Weave Films has been involved nominated across a number of categories.

Short Documentary: Fire with Fire. This film was written, directed and produced by Emma Masters. She also edited the short and...

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Lair of the Killer Crocs

Posted on 2016 09 12 in News


The Northern Territory's iconic saltwater crocodile is the star in this week’s Animal Planet Monster Month special.

The locally-produced television special Lair of the Killer Crocs will premiere in Australia and New Zealand this Thursday September 15 @ 9.30pm.

In the show, US alligator...

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Darwin International Film Festival

Posted on 2016 09 04 in News


Weave Films has applauded this year's Darwin International Film Festival programme and is urging punters to back the event and see the best of local and international film.

The 10-day festival programme was launched on the weekend and the event is set to kick off on Saturday September 15.

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News Junkies rocks Sydney
Posted on 2016 08 18 in news-channel

News Junkies rocks Sydney

Posted on 2016 08 18 in News

The News Junkies team are assembling in Sydney this weekend to attend a Screen Australia web series workshop.

The workshop will see all the web series teams, who won support from Screen Australia's Gender Matters Brilliant Stories program, come together to work with screenwriter Mike Jones,...

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Gender Matters

Posted on 2016 07 12 in News


It's been described as the biggest funding announcement in Screen Australia's history.

The Gender Matters program announced today has funded three million dollars worth of projects aimed at improving the number of women in key creative roles in Australia's film and television industry.

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News Junkies goes social
Posted on 2016 06 22 in news-channel

News Junkies goes social

Posted on 2016 06 22 in News

News Junkies has launched its first online presence.

The web series is currently in development, thanks to support from Screen Australia's Gender Matters program.

You can now follow the series as it posts to facebook, tweets merrily and hits record on instagram.

Just look for the...

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Monster Week
Posted on 2016 06 01 in news-channel

Monster Week

Posted on 2016 06 01 in News

Weave Films is excited to announce its one-hour show on the iconic saltwater crocodile is premiering in the USA tonight as part of Animal Planet's Monster Week.

The program, which kicks off at 7pm on June 1, follows alligator expert Paul Bedard and crocodile wrangler "Crocodile Mick" Pitman...

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United States of Weave
Posted on 2016 02 07 in news-channel

United States of Weave

Posted on 2016 02 07 in News

Weave Films' Emma Masters is departing Australia for the United States, where she will work on post-production for an exciting television special being made for an international broadcaster.

The program is focused on the Northern Territory and has been completely shot in the Territory using...

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New documentary in production
Posted on 2016 01 17 in news-channel

New documentary in production

Posted on 2016 01 17 in News

Production has kicked off on a wildlife documentary being made in the Northern Territory for an international broadcaster.

The homegrown television documentary is a co-production between Weave Films, Blackwatch Productions and Earth Touch US.

So it's all systems go for the next fortnight...

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Fire with Fire

Posted on 2015 12 12 in News

Weave Films is proud to release it's latest documentary Fire with Fire.

Fire with Fire explores a world-first project that sees Indigenous people in Arnhem Land use their ancient fire management knowledge to reduce damaging wildfires across northern Australia, thereby significantly reducing...

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Territory Cops
Posted on 2015 12 11 in news-channel

Territory Cops

Posted on 2015 12 11 in News

Weave Films' Emma Masters has joined McEvoy Media for a short stint to work on the next installment of the popular television series Territory Cops.

It's been a joy to work with the team and to spend time with the stars of the show - our Territory boys in blue.

Series 2 is slated to...

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LAST CAB: Winners are grinners
Posted on 2015 12 09 in news-channel

LAST CAB: Winners are grinners

Posted on 2015 12 09 in News

It's a true pleasure to see the feature film Last Cab to Darwin awarded with the nation's highest industry accolades.

Nominated for a swag of AACTA awards, Last Cab took home Best Adapted Screenplay. Congratulations Reg Cribb and Jeremy Simms for your award winning script!

Film and...

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Fishing the Wild to broadcast on 7Mate this Sunday
Posted on 2015 10 02 in news-channel

Fishing the Wild to broadcast on 7Mate this Sunday

Posted on 2015 10 02 in News

Six-part television documentary series Fishing the Wild is scheduled to come to a screen near you. 

Weave Films' Emma Masters loves collaborating with filmmakers and was asked to board the Fishing the Wild tinny as producer in October 2014, backing the vision to make a fishing series with a...

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Realisator Development
Posted on 2015 06 04 in news-channel

Realisator Development

Posted on 2015 06 04 in News

Weave Films has been selected as one of the recipients of the REALISATOR development grants.

The announcement comes after last week's 3-day intensive workshop where participants developed concepts for film projects.

During the three days mentors from Northern Pictures, Evershine, United...

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Realisator
Posted on 2015 05 15 in news-channel

Realisator

Posted on 2015 05 15 in News

Weave Films is delighted to announce Emma Masters has been accepted into this year's REALISATOR program.

Supported by Screen Territory and Screen Australia, REALISATOR is designed to develop the skills of local Northern Territory filmmakers through the development of documentary and factual...

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ACCESS internship
Posted on 2015 02 26 in news-channel

ACCESS internship

Posted on 2015 02 26 in News

Weave Films is thrilled to announce Emma Masters is headed to Sydney to join Endemol Australia for a 4-week internship as part of the ACCESS program held this week during the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) Net-Work-Play.

The AIDC industry development initiative saw...

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NET-WORK-PLAY
Posted on 2015 02 22 in news-channel

NET-WORK-PLAY

Posted on 2015 02 22 in News

Weave Films is excited to be in Adelaide for the Australian International Documentary Conference NET-WORK-PLAY.

We are showcasing three projects at this year's event. If you would like to meet up or want more information contact us. 

Spirits in the Stone
www.spiritsinthestone.com
The...

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Fishing the Wild
Posted on 2014 10 05 in news-channel

Fishing the Wild

Posted on 2014 10 05 in News

Run for the Hills Productions and Fishing the Wild has called on Weave Films to help produce and coordinate an exciting new fishing and adventure documentary television series in remote Arnhem Land.

Fishing the Wild is a six-part documentary television series that follows two longtime friends...

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Weave Films invited to Ubud Writers Festival
Posted on 2014 09 02 in news-channel

Weave Films invited to Ubud Writers Festival

Posted on 2014 09 02 in News

It's become a regular event on the Weave Films annual calendar.

The Ubud Writers and Readers Festival brings great minds and creatives together to share tales of triumph and tragedy, to talk novels and films, poetry and song, in one of the world's most sublime settings, the beautiful island...

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Origin of a City for Darwin Festival
Posted on 2014 08 14 in news-channel

Origin of a City for Darwin Festival

Posted on 2014 08 14 in News

A collaborative exhibition between the Northern Territory Library and five Territory artists is exploring how the city of Darwin got its name.

Origin of a City is an innovative exhibition that combines history, art and film to revisit key periods of time when the place and space we now call...

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New Territory documentary explores Cyclone Tracy
Posted on 2014 08 10 in news-channel

New Territory documentary explores Cyclone Tracy

Posted on 2014 08 10 in News

Weave Films is proud to be working with the Northern Territory's most renown producers and directors Rachel Clements and Danielle Maclean on their new documentary Blown Away.

Blown Away explores the myths and new perspectives on Cyclone Tracy, the cyclone that hit Darwin on Christmas Eve in...

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D.evolution shows for Darwin Festival
Posted on 2014 08 09 in news-channel

D.evolution shows for Darwin Festival

Posted on 2014 08 09 in News

Group V is a collective of five Darwin artists whose shared love of contemporary art, multimedia and film has drawn them together to create works that challenge the status quo. Their first group show D.evolution is a bold journey into Darwin’s changing urban landscape and evolving cosmopolitan...

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Helping to drive the Last Cab to Darwin
Posted on 2014 06 10 in news-channel

Helping to drive the Last Cab to Darwin

Posted on 2014 06 10 in News

It's a feature film that features the controversial topic of voluntary euthanasia but it's also an uplifting story that celebrates the journey of a man who finds love and friendship as he comes face to face with his own mortality.

Last Cab to Darwin has begun shooting in the town of its...

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D.evolution
Posted on 2014 02 28 in news-channel

D.evolution

Posted on 2014 02 28 in News

Weave Films is teaming up with some of the Northern Territory's most prolific comtemporary artists to create a documentary that pays a creative tribute to the city of Darwin.

D.evolution is an entertaining documentary designed to turn preconceptions about Northern Territory art on their head....

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UNICEF Indonesia films now online

Posted on 2013 12 12 in News

A series of films developed by Weave Films for an innovative children's sports program in Indonesia can be previewed online before they're officially launched next year.

The instructional videos are part of UNICEF Indonesia's Sports for Development program, which aims to boost teacher's...

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Weave Films on Vimeo
Posted on 2013 12 01 in news-channel

Weave Films on Vimeo

Posted on 2013 12 01 in News

A showcase of work by Weave Films' Emma Masters has been uploaded to Vimeo. 

Check it out: www.vimeo.com/weavefilms

The stories are just some examples of Emma's broadcast journalism work for ABC TV news and current affairs.

They also include two stories nominated as finalists for feature...

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Sports in schools
Posted on 2013 10 06 in news-channel

Sports in schools

Posted on 2013 10 06 in News

Improving the delivery of physical education in schools is the focus of a new Weave Films project in Indonesia.

UNICEF and the British Council has collaborated with the Indonesian Government to roll out a pilot program that aims to boost PE at schools in East and West Java, Sulawesi and West...

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Telling Your Story
Posted on 2013 06 17 in news-channel

Telling Your Story

Posted on 2013 06 17 in News

Production has begun on a short film series for the Northern Territory Government.

Weave Films' Emma Masters is working with Exposure Productions' Andy Hyde to write, produce and direct the films which look at the justice system and aim to help victims of crimes and witnesses to better...

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Climate Science in East Timor
Posted on 2013 05 20 in news-channel

Climate Science in East Timor

Posted on 2013 05 20 in News

Weave Films has travelled to East Timor to work with Australia's national science agency on a project aimed at improving climate science knowledge across the Asia Pacific.

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has been leading the program to help governments...

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Croc Doc
Posted on 2013 04 21 in news-channel

Croc Doc

Posted on 2013 04 21 in News

Production has begun on an international documentary featuring dangerous creatures and problematic pests in the Northern Territory. 

UK production company Burning Bright Productions has come to the Top End as part of an ITV prime-time television series with presenter Ray Mears.

Working with...

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Documentary conference heralds renewal of film project
Posted on 2013 02 25 in news-channel

Documentary conference heralds renewal of film project

Posted on 2013 02 25 in News

Weave Films and Intertidal Films have renewed their work on their film Spirits in the Stone.

The two companies took a year and a half break from production of the documentary to pursue other projects.

In the interim, Weave Films has raised further capital for the film's production, with key...

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Burning Bright
Posted on 2012 12 21 in news-channel

Burning Bright

Posted on 2012 12 21 in News

Weave Films is joining forces with a production company from the United Kingdom to make a documentary series about saltwater crocodiles.

Burning Bright productions is producing and directing a series with the well-known presenter Ray Mears on crocodiles and tasmanian devils in Australia.

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Australian film trailer launched on Oprah’s website
Posted on 2011 01 21 in news-channel

Australian film trailer launched on Oprah’s website

Posted on 2011 01 21 in News

A documentary film being made about a group of Aboriginal elders in Australia’s Northern Territory is being showcased on Oprah’s website, following her visit to the country last December.

The film “Spirits in the Stone” is a story about Margaret Katherine, an Aboriginal elder of the Jawoyn...

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Weave Films works with Oprah Show
Posted on 2010 12 06 in news-channel

Weave Films works with Oprah Show

Posted on 2010 12 06 in News

Weave Films' Emma Masters and Intertidal Films' Adrian Buitenhuis have worked with Jawoyn traditional owners and the Oprah Winfrey show to take 14 women to visit Gabarnmung as part of Oprah's Ultimate Adventure in Australia.

On request from Margaret Katherine and her friends at the Jawoyn...

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World’s oldest stone artefact of its type
Posted on 2010 10 14 in news-channel

World’s oldest stone artefact of its type

Posted on 2010 10 14 in News

Weave Films' Emma Masters has travelled to Melbourne with Jawoyn traditional owners and representatives to record the unveiling of discoveries destined to change world history.

The findings were made during an excavation earlier this year at the rock art site Nawula Gabarnmang, which lies in...

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Digging into a story
Posted on 2010 04 23 in news-channel

Digging into a story

Posted on 2010 04 23 in News

Weave Films' Emma Masters and Intertidal Films Adrian Buitenhuis and their film crew are preparing to spend a fortnight in a remote corner of Arnhem Land to document the first-ever archaeological dig on Jawoyn land.

The excavation will be held by an international team of archaeologists,...

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Collaboration on documentary film set to put Arnhem Land rock art on the map
Posted on 2010 02 08 in news-channel

Collaboration on documentary film set to put Arnhem Land rock art on the map

Posted on 2010 02 08 in News

Weave Films (Australia) and Intertidal Films (Canada) have agreed to collaborate on a new documentary film project.

The film will focus on group of scientists and traditional owners and their journey into remote Arnhem Land to uncover the secrets of a rediscovered rock art site.

Jawoyn...

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It all began with ...
Posted on 2009 07 15 in news-channel

It all began with ...

Posted on 2009 07 15 in News

The genesis of Weave Films can be traced back to a time when Emma Masters became indelibly linked to a place once forgotten. It began with a conversation, then a journey into a remote corner of Australia's outback, then a story that spoke. 

The rediscovery of a rock shelter covered with...

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