Media Release: Wednesday November 14

By November 19, 2019 No Comments

Matchbox Pictures are the 2019 recipient of the annual SDIN Award

Matchbox Pictures has been announced as this year’s recipient of the annual SDIN Award. The announcement was made at the SPA Awards as part of the Screen Forever conference in Melbourne on Thursday 14th November.

Matchbox Pictures was selected by an external panel from a very impressive shortlist which included Bunya Productions and Blackfella Films.

The award recognises an Australian based producer and/or production company and/or screen organisation that has made a significant contribution through excellence or impact to diversity and inclusion either on or offscreen within the Australian screen industry.

Matchbox have produced a diverse slate of programming in 2019, in particular The Heights for ABC which explores the relationships, work lives and everyday challenges faced by six families living in the Arcadia social housing tower and the gentrifying inner-city district that surrounds it.

Matchbox Pictures is one of the most dynamic and innovative production houses in Australia and SDIN congratulates the Matchbox team on the important work they do.

SDIN members include all Australian broadcasters, state and national screen agencies, guilds and business associations as well as MediaRING, FreeTV and AFTRS. SDIN members commit to supporting greater inclusiveness around workforce, talent development, training and partnerships. The SDIN Charter and a full list of members is available at


Media enquiries:

Tracey Mair, TM Publicity

Ph: 02 8333 9066


SDIN contact:

EO Gill


Ph: 2 9805 6661