South Australia is known around the world for its festivals, fine wines and produce. But the vast state is also renowned as a fertile breeding ground for some of the world's top film-making talent.
With a rich history in screen production, South Australia has provided the backdrop and production base for many iconic film and television productions.
From Scott Hick's Academy Award-winning Shine, starring Geoffrey Rush, and family favourite Red Dog to Miranda Tapsel's box office hit Top End Wedding, you might be surprised how many screen hits and modern classics have been shot or produced in SA.
Now audiences around the world can more easily discover and enjoy South Australian-made film and TV productions from the comfort of their living room, thanks to a new online library launched by the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC), which has been shaping the state's film industry for more than four decades.
The new SAFC SA Made Showcase features SA shot and produced feature film, television, multi-media and documentary productions from the SAFC's catalogue stretching back nearly 50 years, all listed with links to streaming services for audiences to watch on demand.
Click the "Available to watch now" button to search for on-demand SAFC supported films and shows from 1975 to today, from Jack Thompson's iconic Sunday Too Far Away, the SAFC's first ever feature film production, to Storm Boy,Breaker Morant, and Jane Campion's Holy Smoke.
Recent hits and modern classics featured include the ground-breaking 52 Tuesdays, international thriller Hotel Mumbai, sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, multi-award winner Sweet Country and the terrifying The Babadook.
Rediscover and stream great TV series and mini-series such as 1980s Bryan Brown classic The Shiralee, Anzac Girls and McLeod's Daughters, as well as recent hits Upright, The Hunting and the Cate Blanchett-led series Stateless.
Documentaries, like the life-changing journey in Taryn Brumfitt's Embrace, short films and web series are all featured too, with more than 140 SA-made productions in total available to watch on demand.
And keep an eye out for the SAFC's featured Showcase collections, starting with the anthology of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander made productions.
South Australian Film Corporation chief executive Kate Croser said the Showcase was another way the SAFC was helping to promote and support South Australian screen creatives through the COVID-19 pandemic.
"With so many in the SA screen sector feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important that we support them as much as we can, not only the SAFC but the wider community as well.
"The SAFC's new Made in SA Showcase makes it easier for audiences to rent, buy and stream SA made productions and directly support local screen creatives' work in a meaningful way."
The SAFC SA Made Showcase is online now at safilm.com.au/showcase