Indigenous Project Development

Applications can be submitted at any time

Screenwest’s Indigenous Project Development assists Western Australian Indigenous screen practitioners and production companies by providing funding assistance towards project development. The applicant must be an Indigenous Western Australian Resident.

Up to $15,000 per application (capped at $30,000 per financial year, per applicant) is available; the level of funding varies depending on the project’s specific needs.

All guidelines should be read in conjunction with Screenwest’s Terms of Trade found here.

Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Indigenous Practitioner Development

Applications can be submitted at any time

Indigenous Practitioner Development funding assists Western Australian resident Indigenous screen practitioners and production companies by providing funding assistance towards professional career and production company development opportunities. Up to $5,000 is available based on the opportunity presented.

All guidelines should be read in conjunction with Screenwest’s Terms of Trade found here.

Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Indigenous Low Budget Television Fund

Applications can be submitted at any time

Screenwest can provide limited funding for Indigenous low budget television productions that are being commissioned for a national television broadcaster. Screenwest can provide funding of up to $25,000 to Indigenous Western Australian resident screen practitioners and production companies.

Screenwest encourages Indigenous screen practitioners to apply under the most appropriate funding initiative. This may not be an Indigenous funding program.

All guidelines should be read in conjunction with Screenwest’s Terms of Trade found here.

Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Indigenous Community Stories (ICS)

Applications closed 31 January 2017 at 5:00 PM

100 Stories for 100 years and Beyond.

The Indigenous Community Stories (ICS) program was launched in 2008.  It records Western Australia’s Indigenous oral histories and cultural expressions using high definition digital film.  The initiative aims to record and archive 100 stories for 100 years and beyond- to be accessed by future generations.

ICS is delivered as a joint initiative between Screenwest and the Film and Television Institute (FT) and supported by Lotterywest.

For all enquiries regarding submissions and for any further information, please refer to the FTI website.

Enquiries about this initiative should be made to FTI ICS Manager Michelle Broun: michelle_broun@staff.fti.asn.au

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