Tina Kaufman was the editor of the Sydney Filmmakers Coop monthly newspaper, Filmnews, for seventeen years.

The newspaper covered all aspects of Australian screen culture, policy and practice, and Tina has continued to write about these for various screen publications including Metro magazine and the online publications Senses of Cinema and Screen Hub. Filmnews has recently been digitised and is now accessible online through Trove, at the National Library of Australia.

A board member of the Sydney Film Festival for 25 years and a founding member of the Film Critics Circle of Australia, she is now an honorary life member of both organisations. She is also the author of the book on Wake in Fright in the Screen Classic series (Currency Press/NFSA).