Tag Archives: Screen Australia

Screen Australia announces investments in fifteen documentaries

In local news, Screen Australia has recently announced that they plan to invested up to $4.15 million in production funding across fifteen documentaries. Through the guise of the Documentary Producer and Commissioned programs, the module set in place is certain to stretch and explore a plethora of various subject matters from creative voices. With some of the renowned names benefiting from the announcement including Sam Neill, Todd Sampson and David Gulpilil. With focus on subjects including Captain Cook, Bob Hawke and Midnight Oil.... Continue Reading

Screen Australia’s Doco180 initiative announces funding for upcoming female directors

Six female-led projects have now become funding recipients of Screen Australia and News Digital Networks Australia’s With Her In Mind Network‘s initiative Doco180, a new project aimed to promote social media-friendly documentaries designed to make the viewer ‘do a 180’ on a topic relevant to Australian women, in 180 seconds.... Continue Reading

ABC and Screen Australia in search for new comedy talent for the next Fresh Blood initiative

It’s been announced today that both ABC and Screen Australia will be joining forces to bring back the initiative Fresh Blood. First introduced in 2013, the initial Fresh Blood call-out resulted in 72 new comedy sketches created by 24 teams. From those teams, five were selected to make their own TV Pilots for the ABC network.... Continue Reading

Australian Writer’s Guild and Scripted Ink. receive Screen Australia Enterprise Funding for screenwriting development initiative

Making the announcement yesterday, both Australian Writer’s Guild (AWG) and Scripted Ink. will be receiving an enterprise funding from Screen Australia to put towards their screenwriting development initiative, The Writer’s Room Project. This initiative will give support for the new generation of experienced Australian showrunners, script producers and script editors.... Continue Reading