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Hulu in June: Here’s Everything That’s Coming and Going

  • The Wrap
Hulu has released its list of content arriving at the streaming service this June, as well as everything that will no longer be available to watch there after June 30.

At the top of the must-watch list is season three of Hulu Original “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which was notably pushed back to a June premiere date in order to ensure it would “maintain the quality it has,” Craig Erwich, Hulu’s Senior Vice President of Originals, said at the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour in February. The first three episodes of the new season premiere on Hulu June 5, after which new episodes will be released every Wednesday.

Another Hulu Original of note is “The Weekly” series from The New York Times, coming June 3. Each half-hour episode will feature a Times journalist investigating one of today’s most pressing issues, with new issues being explored each week.

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Screen Australia invests $800,000 in five online projects

‘Phi and Me’.

Screen Australia has provided almost $800,000 in production funding for five online projects, featuring talent such as Mark Grentell, Enzo Tedeschi, Rosie Lourde, Kristy Best, Geraldine Hickey and Diana Nguyen.

Online investment manager Lee Naimo said: “I’m excited to support such a wide range of original ideas in this slate, including Cloudy River presenting a contemporary perspective on relationships and Lgbtqi+ experiences, and Deadhouse Dark breaking the mould with a series of online horror films.”

“We have been impressed by the quality of the applications coming through and have started to see teams coming with fully formed pilots and very clear plans for producing and marketing their work. Creators are becoming very aware of their audience, with some teams leveraging their existing online fanbases or transferring audiences from live acts to screen projects. This innovation is evident in finance plans too, where we are seeing much more
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Hulu schedule: Here’s what is coming and leaving in July 2018

Hulu has confirmed that several of its original series will be debuting new episodes on the streaming service in July, including the first season of the highly anticipated Stephen King thriller “Castle Rock” as well as season 2 of the costume drama “Harlots” and season 4 of the comedy “Casual.”

And there will also be new to Hulu seasons of some of your favorites from other networks, including season 2 of “The Strain,” season 4 of “The Vikings” and season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Likewise, there will be plenty of movies making their first Hulu appearances including the first five films in the “Star Trek” franchise and the Oscar-winning “Rosemary’s Baby.”

See Netflix schedule: Here’s what is coming and leaving in July

Available July 1: TV

Alaska: The Last Frontier: Complete Season 4 (Discovery)

Deadliest Catch: Complete Season 11 (Discovery)

Deadly Women: Complete Season 6 (ID)

Dual Survival: Complete Season 5 (Discovery)

Elementary: Complete Season
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Producers urged to tell universal stories, and better

To have any chance of international sales, Australian films need to be original, bold, tell universal stories and be extremely well executed.

That.s according to some international sales agents whom If interviewed as part of our ongoing series of articles on the state of Australian cinema and ways to reach audiences more effectively.

While their views may sound obvious, they say that too often Australian films are failing on most if not all counts.

Michael Favelle of Odin.s Eye Entertainment agrees with the premise that producers should go big or small and avoid middle budget films, as If canvassed last week, but he sees a deeper problem.

.Yes there is a challenge in recouping and financing mid-range films but where we are failing more often is in original films with clear and compelling premises or stories with universal appeal,. says Favelle, the international sales rep for Canopy, Forbidden Ground,
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Survivors Will Become Heroes In The First Trailer & Poster For Forbidden Ground

Forbidden Ground – make sure you remember this title. Directed by Johan Earl and Adrian Powers, this thrilling Wwi action drama will tell us the story of stranded, forsaken soldiers who become brothers on the battlefield. Millions died out there, other tragedies remained unspoken, but one thing is for sure – survivors will become heroes. Head inside to check them out… Written by Earl and Powers, the movie is set in France 1916, and revolves around three British soldiers who find themselves stranded in No Man’s Land after a failed charge on the German Trenches. Forbidden Ground stars as Earl as Sergeant Major Arthur Wilkins...

Click to read original and full article: Survivors Will Become Heroes In The First Trailer & Poster For Forbidden Ground on http://www.filmofilia.com
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Event screenings for Aussie WW1 drama

Odin.s Eye Entertainment is hosting event screenings of Australian WW1 drama Forbidden Ground in Sydney and Los Angeles this week in advance of the film.s release on home entertainment platforms in both countries.

Co-directed by Johan Earl and Adrian Powers and shot in Dubbo and Sydney, the film focusses on three British soldiers who are stranded in No Man's Land after a failed charge on the German trenches in France 1916.

The leads are played by Earl, who wrote the screenplay, Tim Pocock and Martin Copping. The supporting cast includes Denai Gracie (who also produces with Earl), Sarah Mawbey and Barry Quin.

The film screens at 8.30 tonight, Monday, at the Chauvel Cinema Sydney and on Thursday at the Chaplin Theatre, Raleigh Studios, Los Angeles, with Q&A sessions attended by Earl, Powers and Gracie.

Odin.s Eye Entertainment.s Michael Favelle told If he will organise event screenings in
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Us, Australian deals for Aussie WW1 drama

Grindstone Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Forbidden Ground, an Australian WW1 movie co-directed by Johan Earl and Adrian Powers.

Shot in Sydney and Dubbo, Nsw, the self-funded movie focuses on three British soldiers who find themselves stranded in No Man's Land in 1916 France after a failed charge. The leads are played by Earl, who wrote the screenplay, Tim Pocock and Martin Copping. The supporting cast includes Denai Gracie (who also produces with Earl), Sarah Mawbey and Barry Quin.

Michael Favelle.s Odin.s Eye Entertainment, who negotiated the deal with Grindstone, will distribute the film in Australia. Grindstone has an output deal with Lionsgate Home Entertainment, which will release the action/drama on all media platforms in the Us but it won.t get a cinema airing.

In Australia Favelle plans to launch Forbidden Ground in three or four capital cities and in regional areas later this year
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Grindstone takes Forbidden Ground

  • ScreenDaily
Grindstone takes Forbidden Ground
Grindstone Entertainment has snapped up all North American rights to war film Forbidden Ground from Odin’s Eye Entertainment.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment will release the Australian-produced First World War film, directed by Johan Earl and Adrian Powers, across all media platforms.

Other territories closed by Sydney-based Odin’s Eye in Cannes were German-speaking Europe (Pandastorm); Scandinavia (Atlantic); Japan (Epcott); and Encore (Airlines).

This is in addition to previous buys from the UK (Momentum / eOne); Dutch Film Works (Benelux); and Star Alliance (China).

Stan Wertlieb, a partner at Grindstone, described the action-drama as “an unexpected gem of a film”, adding: “We look forward to bringing it to the North American marketplace.”

Forbidden Ground is set in 1916 France and centres on three British soldiers who find themselves stranded in No Man’s Land after a failed charge on the German trenches.
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World War I Indie Forbidden Ground Gets An Explosive Trailer

It's not often you see 'war movie' and 'indie' describing the same film, but Johan Earl and Adrian Powers' debut feature Forbidden Ground fits in both camps.Written and directed by the duo, and utilising Earl's expertise in armory, explosives and practical effects, Forbidden Ground is set in the fields of France in 1916. Three British soldiers find themselves stranded in No Man's Land after a failed charge on the German trenches.The film has sold to Momentum in the UK, Dutch Film Works for Benelux and Star Alliance for China. It will also be released in Australia later this year. Check out the trailer below....

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Explosive Storytelling

Explosive Storytelling
In Forbidden Ground, after an unsuccessful charge on enemy lines, a group of three men wake up in a bomb crater in the middle of no-man's-land.   The film, shot primarily between Sydney and Dubbo, portrays the war zones of France in the First World War. But how did the filmmakers recreate these harsh conditions? "With lots of explosives," the film's Australian writer/director Johan Earl laughs.
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Momentum Pictures acquires World War I film Forbidden Ground at Berlin

UK distributor Momentum Pictures, which recently released controversial film Shame, has acquired the rights to independent World War I film Forbidden Ground.

The sale . for all media . was negotiated by the Australian film.s international sales agent Odin.s Eye Entertainment at the European Film Market in Berlin. It also sold to Dutch Film Works for Benelux and Star Alliance for China.

It will be the second recent Australian war film that Momentum has acquired after picking up Beneath Hill 60 back in 2010. Forbidden Ground, which finished shooting in Nsw late last year, is set in France in 1916 during World War I.

Momentum will make a decision about a potential theatrical release after Forbidden Ground is finished, which is expected in late-May/early-April.

The film.s lead, Sergeant Wilkins (Johan Earl), wakes up in a bomb crater in the middle of No Man's Land after his entire division is annihilated by German machine guns.
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Momentum Pictures acquires World War I film Forbidden Ground at Berlin

UK distributor Momentum Pictures, which recently released controversial film Shame, has acquired the rights to independent World War I film Forbidden Ground. The sale . for all media . was negotiated by the Australian film.s international sales agent Odin.s Eye Entertainment at the European Film Market in Berlin. It also sold to Dutch Film Works for Benelux and Star Alliance for China. It will be the second recent Australian war film that Momentum has acquired after picking up Beneath Hill 60 back in 2010. Forbidden Ground, which finished shooting in Nsw late last year, is set in France in 1916 during World War I. Momentum will make a decision about a potential theatrical release after Forbidden Ground is finished, which is expected in late-May/early-April. The...
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