Funding Approvals

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Screenwest does not make public the details of individual titles that receive production funding until their first public announcement (at the discretion of the broadcaster/distributor), nor release details of amounts given to individual titles.

At the end of the financial year, these details for the full year are made public via the annual report. Annual reports can be found here: Screenwest – Publications

 
 

Resource Organisations

Recipient Project Funded
Australian Writer’s Guild Resource Organisation $43,000
Australian Director’s Guild Resource Organisation $13,400

 
 

Matched Investment Fund – 2015/16

Recipient Project Format Funded
Fremantle Freelance A Crude Injustice Documentary – Feature $4,695
Periscope Pictures Untold Australia Documentary – Feature $10,000
Joined Up Australia Uncovered Documentary – Feature $15,000
CJZ The Broome Project TV Series $22,266
Artemis Media My Family Secrets TV Series – Documentary $25,000
Joined Up Guilty? iView TV Series – Documentary $6,000
Metamorflix Family Rules Series 2 TV Series – Documentary $12,000
Rapsody Productions The Verne Enigma TV Series – Kids $25,000
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Documentary – Feature $25,000
Electric Pictures 100 Days to Victory Documentary – Feature $21,770

 
 

Emergency Fund

Recipient Project Format Funded
Giving Life Pty Ltd Dying to Live Documentary – Feature $24,889
Ruby Entertainment Eyrie TV Series – Drama $25,000
Hula Hoop Top Jobs for Dogs TV Series – Factual $25,000
Beyond A Team of Champions Documentary $4,160

 
 

Feature Film Track

Recipient Project Format Funded
The Penguine Empire Trying Feature Film $13,000
Cottesloe Films Tango Underpants Feature Film $16,500
Madman Production Company Below Feature Film $21,000

 
 

Documentary & TV Development

Recipient Project Format Funded
Bright Yellow Productions Stage Changers Documentary – Feature $20,000
Transmedia for Change Hold Out Documentary – Feature $23,500
Blizzard Road Productions Predator Pets TV Series – Documentary $15,000
Electric Pictures The Vice That Built Australia TV Series – Documentary $15,000
Nia Pericles Storm In A Teacup Documentary – Feature $15,000

 
 

Travel – Skills Development & Exposure

Recipient Project Funded
Stephen McCallum 37 South Market at MIFF, Melbourne 2016 $1,000
Michelle Glaser Good Pitch Impact Workshop, Sydney 2016 $992
Georgina Isles SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Briege Whitehead SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $1,000
Briege Whitehead MIPCOM, Cannes 2016 $4,000
Eva Di Blasio SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Ella Wright SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Greg Stirling Cinetech Italia Techincal Service Camera Dolly Course, 2016, Rome Italy $4,000
Eva Di Blasio Natalie Miller Fellowship Conference 2017 $1,000
Tenille Kennedy Natalie Miller Fellowship Conference 2017 $1,000
Karla Hart Natalie Miller Fellowship Conference 2017 $1,000
Briege Whitehead Natalie Miller Fellowship Conference 2017 $1,000
Pete Gleeson AIDC 2017 $1,500
Ella Wright AIDC 2017 $1,500
Karla Hart AIDC 2017 $1,500
Luci Silvestrin AIDC 2017 $1,500
Minh Tran SXSW 2017 $1,500

 
 

Travel – Business & Marketing

Recipient Project Funded
Melissa Kelly Venice International Film Festival, Venice 2016 $6,000
Ray Pedretti MIPCOM, Cannes 2016 $6,144
Joan Peters SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Kelvin Munro SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Jodie Bell SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Renee Kennedy SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Lauren Elliott SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Harry Bardwell SPA Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne 2016 $2,000
Amanda Morrison MIPJUNIOR and MIPCOM, Cannes 2016 $6,250
Paul Barron MIPCOM, Cannes 2016 $6,250
Mad Kids DAFUQ? Travel Opportunity, LA $4,000
Michael Facey AFM 2016 $1,950
Pete Gleeson Slamdance 2017 $4,000
Glen Stasiuk Flickerfest 2017 $6,250
Nelson Woss Berlin Film Festival 2017 $6,250
Amanda Morrison Kidscreen 2017 $6,250
Nick Dunlop AIDC 2017 $1,500
Harry Bardwell AIDC 2017 $1,500
Justin McArdle AIDC 2017 $1,500
Amanda Morrison AIDC 2017 $1,500
Renee Kennedy AIDC 2017 $1,500
Carmelo Musca AIDC 2017 $1,500
Brendan Hutchens AIDC 2017 $1,500
Ray Pedretti MIPTV 2017 $6,200

 
 

Professional Development

Recipient/Beneficiary Project Funded
Various In Conversation and Q&A event with Hussain Currimbhoy of Sundance Film Festival $1,750
Callan Manners Director Attachment on Three Summers $6,686
Jub Clerc Athena Project – Diversity Initiative $5,500
Sam Field Director Mentorship with Brendan Hutchens on Shock Art $2,000
Kate Neylon Producer Attachment on Three Summers $15,000
Ian Strange Director Mentorship with Britt Arthur on Ian Strange: Suburban Interventions $2,000
Maya Kavanagh Development Attachment at Scott Free Films, London $15,000
Chris Veerhuis Chris Veerhuis Creative Attachment with cjz $4,000
Stephen McCallum Director Mentorship with Glendyn Ivin on 1% $7,500
Brad Major Internship with CEO Greg Hughes at Icon Australia $10,000
Various Warriors – Mentorship program for regional practitioners $25,000
Miranda Edmonds (Cottesloe Films) Directors Attachment with Ian Brennan on Scream Queens $3,912
Briege Whitehead AIDC VR Workshop 2017 $2,000
Luci Silverstrin Mentorship with Joan Peters $10,000

 
 

West Coast Visions 2016-17

Recipient Project Format Funded
Ticket to Ride 1% – Development Feature Film $24,400
Ticket to Ride 1% – Production Feature Film $750,000
Ticket to Ride 1% – Development Feature Film $15,000

 
 

2016-17 Slate Development Investment Fund

Recipient Funded
Factor 30 $75,000
WBMC $150,000
Metamorflix $50,000
Showrunner $50,000
Sea Dog TV International $50,000
See Pictures $100,000
Mad Kids $100,000
Artemis International $75,000
Joined Up $75,000

 
 

Indigenous Production

Recipient Project Funded
Broome Aboriginal Media Assosciation Screen Australia / NITV Songlines on Screen Initiative 2016 Nimingarra $20,000

 
 

2016-17 Emerging Producer Initiative

Recipient Project Funded
Shakara Walley Project skills and development $100,000
Brooke Silcox Project skills and development $100,000

 
 

2016-17 Feature Navigator Program

Recipient Project Funded
David Vincent Smith Project skills and development $32,400
Zoe Pepper Project skills and development $28,378

 
 

2016-17 Bill Warnock Writer’s Initiative

Recipient Project Funded
Miley Tunnecliffe Project skills and development $37,900

 
 

Digital Market Partner

Recipient Project Format Funded
Various Sharkbites Initiative – 5x 6-8 minutes TV Series $100,000
RKPix The Chinaboy Show Webseries $100,000

 
 

Superdoc 2016-17

Recipient Funded
Prospero Productions $800,000

 
 

Travel Assistance – Established Production Companies 2016-17

Recipient Funded
Sea Dog TV International $25,000
Factor 30 Films $25,000
Feisty Dame Productions $18,500
Artemis Media $18,400
Showrunner Productions $19,050
Joined Up $25,000
Mago Films $21,000