Entries by cpcadmin

COVID-19 UPDATE – Outdoor photography now permitted in metro areas

The Victorian Government has announced that as of 11.59pm Sunday 18 October, outdoor photography for commercial photographers undertaking paid services is now permitted. Services must operate solely outdoors with up to five people where physical distancing can be maintained at all times, for businesses with an ABN. Film Victoria’s Emily Dutton has confirmed that this […]

Screen NSW update: Xmas, NY & Aus Day restrictions

This update has was sent by Mechelle Axford, Production Attraction Lead at Screen NSW on Friday 16 October. I recently connected with Manager Road Network Access Riham Gergis at Transport Management Centre (TMC) .You may have already been notified as an OPLINC user, or in your own contact with TMC –  however please find below for […]

Podcast: State of Play with Airbag’s Martin Box

The Production Brief podcast’s Mark Welker and Brendan Lee speak with Martin Box, Head of Production at Airbag, one of the CPC’s long-standing members, about the challenges and opportunities of the last six months and well as his outlook for the remainder of the year and into 2021. Listen to the podcast here.

CPC requests reinstatement of commercial tv production in Victorian government’s definition

UPDATE: With the swearing in of Danny Pearson as the new Victorian Minister for Creative Industries on 29 September, the CPC has recently redirected its formal request to Pearson’s ministerial office. A response is pending. When the Victorian Government’s Stage 4 Restrictions were announced for our sector on 3 August, commercial television production was inexplicably […]

Raven Collective joins CPC

Raven Collective is the CPC’s newest member, joining ARC Edit, Brightworks, Clockwork Films, Division, Eight, Filmgraphics, Friske, Happy Films, Sedona and Spinnaker Films as new members since January 2020. The CPC looks forward to welcoming Michelle Parker to our next committee meeting on Tuesday 1 December.

Update: Stage 4 filming restrictions in Victoria

LATEST UPDATE: SUNDAY 11TH OCTOBER The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS.vic) Victoria has updated its permitted work premises for the Information Media and Telecommunications Sector. Effective 11.59pm Sunday 11 October 2020, it has extended its permissions to incorporate the following: “Pre-production of Film Victoria funded screen projects and closed set feature film, television […]

CPC welcomes DIVISION as new member

The CPC is delighted to welcome DIVISION as its newest member. Australian Managing Director and Executive Producer, Geneviève Triquet, had represented her former company as a CPC member, valuable committee member and passionate advocate for the industry up until last year, so it is great to see her return to the Council. The CPC greatly […]

Update: Stage 4 filming restrictions in Victoria

COVID-19 UPDATES LATEST UPDATE: SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS.vic) Victoria has updated its permitted work premises for the Information Media and Telecommunications Sector. Effective 11.59pm Sunday 27 September 2020, ‘Pre production of Film Victoria funded screen projects’ is now permitted. All other Stage 4 restrictions for our sector remain […]

City of Sydney Filming Waivers extended to 31 March 2021

Tuesday 29 September: The update below is from Simon Marshall, Manager – Events and Film Liaison, Venue Management, City of Sydney. I am pleased to confirm that as part of an extensive relief package the City of Sydney has put together in support of a number of business sectors and programs in response to effects […]