2019 Lottie Lyell Scholarship

Applications for the 2019 Lottie Lyell Scholarship are now open. Dame Changer and Stan are thrilled to present the Lottie Lyell Scholarship, an initiative honouring screen pioneer Lottie Lyell by supporting the professional development of two Australian women filmmakers. The successful applicants will attend Creative England’s Market Trader [...]

2019-10-11T20:18:29+11:00October 11th, 2019|News|

Dame Changer aims to advance the careers of women in screen

Dame Changer aims to advance the careers of women in screen Ausfilm CEO Debra Richards, Film Finances Australia’s Anni Browning and executive producer Bridget Ikin are among the founding members of Dame Changer, which will launch on International Women’s Day on Thursday. The new organisation will run [...]

2019-09-23T00:15:42+11:00September 23rd, 2019|News|

Dame Changer announces four female –led screen projects for the project accelerator – Mentor to Market

Project Accelerator - Mentor to Market 2019 PROJECTS ANNOUNCEMENT - Screen Tank and Mentor to Market Screen Tank is Dame Changer’s cornerstone program, offering Australian screen professionals the opportunity to learn from senior industry specialists about how to accelerate screen projects to market. In May, 12 applicant projects [...]

2019-09-23T00:15:33+11:00July 11th, 2019|News|

2018 Lottie Lyell Scholarship Recipients have been announced

2018 Lottie Lyell Scholarship Recipients have been announced Dame Changer is happy to announce the two winners of the inaugural Lottie Lyell Scholarship supported by STAN.  This scholarship provides financial support for two Australian women to attend European Film Market at Berlin in February as part of Creative England [...]

2019-01-22T15:56:52+11:00January 22nd, 2019|News|

Dame Changer Unveils New Partnership with Creative England

Dame Changer Unveils New Partnership with Creative England Dame Changer has today announced a partnership with Creative England which will see two Australian women attend Creative England’s Market Trader intensive feature film development programme to be held in London this November and at the European Film Market at [...]

2019-10-11T19:33:59+11:00October 15th, 2018|News|

Dame Changer launches a new series of masterclasses

Building on its successful Screen Tank and Mentor to Market programs, we are proud to present an intimate series of masterclasses supported by Create NSW. Participants will receive firsthand experience from featured industry presenters who are experts in the field. The masterclass series is designed to elevate, empower and [...]

2018-10-03T20:08:53+11:00August 9th, 2018|News|

Dame Changer announces three female-led screen projects for Mentor to Market

Dame Changer announces three female-led screen projects for Mentor to Market Dame Changer today announced the three successful recipients of its homegrown Mentor to Market program. Supported by Create NSW and endorsed by Australia’s leading screen industry leading organisations, the initiative is designed to identify and cultivate female-led [...]

2018-06-12T18:06:07+11:00June 12th, 2018|News|

Dame Changer Bridget Ikin awarded 2018 AFTRS honorary degree

The announcement: Bridget Ikin, the 2018 AFTRS Honorary Degree Recipient, announced at AFTRS Graduation Ceremony Producer Bridget Ikin, a passionate champion of new and innovative filmmaking, has today been named recipient of the Australian Film Television and Radio School’s Honorary Degree – a Doctor of Arts, Film and Television. [...]

2018-06-08T10:53:26+11:00June 8th, 2018|News|

Congratulations to ADG Nominees

Wonderful to see so many female directors nominated for awards by the Australian Director's Guild. Congratulations to all the directors nominated, and a big shout out to our women nominated directors listed below. Photo: Jen Peedom on the set of Sherpa, courtesy of producer Bridget Ikin FEATURE FILM Tori Garrett [...]

2018-04-11T16:50:05+11:00April 11th, 2018|News|