Screen Australia and private production outfit Sydney Films announced a slew of China-Australian co-production projects at the on-going Beijing International Film Festival (April 16-23).
Described as the eighth official China-Australia co-production, At Last will be directed by Yiwei Liu and produced by China’s Monumental Films with Australian production outfits Roadman Films and Story Bridge Films.
The film tells the story of a couple from Beijing who find themselves caught in a complex art heist while on holiday in Australia. Jackie Jiao, Todd Fellman, Charles Fan and Vanessa Wu will produce.
Casting is currently underway on the project with production expected to commence in Australia from mid-July. Financiers on the film include Orient Image Entertainment, Gravity Films, Shineland Media, China Lion and Screen Queensland.
Screen Queensland CEO Tracey Vieira said At Last would shoot in Queensland, providing around 200 jobs and injecting $10.8m into the local economy.
“At Last has