Funding & Initiatives

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ScreenACT provides a range of funding opportunities to support and develop local practitioners and programs. Information is listed below but application forms for available funding opportunities can only be accessed and submitted via your MyDashboard.

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Funding for ACT Practitioners

You can apply for available funding via your MyDashboard.

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Screen Production Fund

 

The Screen Production Fund co-funds the production of high quality feature films, television series and other screen projects from ACT or interstate practitioners undertaken in the ACT; that have significant Canberra elements and benefit; and are capable of reaching local and international audiences and delivering commercial success. A total of $400,000 is available to support productions in 2015–16. ScreenACT, the office of Film, Television and Digital Media will assist the ACT Government to deliver the Fund. To find out more about the eligibility and application process please follow the More Info button below.

 

More Info

 

Projects funded by the ACT Screen Investment Fund

 

 

 

 

 

ACT Screen Arts Fund

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APPLICATIONS FOR ACT SCREEN ARTS FUND 2016 HAVE NOW CLOSED

 

The ACT Screen Arts Fund focuses on projects that develop screen artists – moving successful applicants into new stages of their development. The Fund supports all narrative screen art forms including film, television, documentary, short film, games, apps and digital media. You are able to apply for development, production and mentorships.

 

The ACT Screen Arts Fund is part of the ACT Arts Fund – Project Funding program, and is administered by the ACT Screen Industry Association (ACTSIA) on behalf of artsACT and the ACT Government.

 

 

A copy of the power point presentation can be downloaded HERE.

 

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Guidelines

The GUIDELINES outline the process, selection criteria, eligibility requirements and other helpful information. A PDF version of the guidelines can be downloaded HERE.

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Important Links & Downloads

You must also complete and upload the required PROJECT BUDGET to your online application.

 

You can download the PROJECT BUDGET template HERE. All applicants must use the template provided.

 

An example of a filled out PROJECT BUDGET can be downloaded HERE.

 

To access the application form you must be logged into the ACTSIA website and visit the FUNDING page, which is located in the MyDashboard menu system.

 

Applications must be submitted via the online form. No hard copies will be accepted.

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Trade Connect

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Screen Industry Delegations

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ScreenACT, in partnership with the ACT Government’s Trade Connect program, have held a number of Screen Industry Delegations to international screen markets. Trade Connect matches 50% of eligible travel costs up to a capped amount that changes depending on location.

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The delegations are aimed at screen industry professionals who have a slate of market ready commercial projects. The delegations also play an important role in bringing profile to the ACT as a viable national and international production location.

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Previous delegations have visited Marche du Film in Cannes, MIPTV, Hong Kong Film Market and Berlin International Film Market. For up-to-date information on upcoming delegations please visit the Trade Connect Grant Program Website and this website.

Next delegation under consideration is Mache du Film in Cannes, May 2016.

 

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