TRAVEL AND MARKET OPPORTUNITIES
Applications are now open to support flights, accomodation, transport and registration to
MIFF 37°South Market and Accelerator Lab (Melbourne, 1-4 August ) and
Screen Makers Conference (Adelaide, 26-27 July).
Applications for both these opportunities are currently open on SmartyGrants
and are due 17 June 2019. Successful applicants will be notified early July 2019.
MIFF 37ºSouth Market and Accelerator Lab
Melbourne | 1-4 August 2019
MIFF 37ºSouth Market brings the global film financing marketplace to Melbourne in the opening days of MIFF. Australia’s only film co-financing market in a film festival environment, MIFF 37ºSouth Market enables Australian producers with market-ready feature-length projects to meet with key international film co-financiers in Melbourne. The emphasis is on producers pitching projects to financiers with the aim of deepening marketplace relationships and generating financier interest in their slates.
Accelerator Lab provides four days of workshops, screenings, seminars and networking events on the business and creative aspects of the film industry by leading local and international film practitioners for 15-20 short film directors who have had their short selected for screening at MIFF and are seeking to make the transition to feature film making.
Up to $1,000 per individual or $1,500 per team is available to help with the cost of flights, accommodation, transport and registration fees.
Applicants must apply utilising the Market Funding 2018/19 application form on SmartyGrants. Prior to applying, applicants should read the Market Funding guidelines on the Screen Queensland website here to ensure they are eligible. In addition to the eligibility terms in the guidelines, applicants must also include evidence of their registration to 37ºSouth Market or acceptance into the Accelerator Lab.
Applications close 5pm, 17 June 2019. Successful applicants will be notified in early July
Screen Makers Conference
Adelaide | 26-27 July 2019
We are supporting up to five early career Queensland-based producers attending the Screen Makers Conference, 26 and 27 July 2019 at the Mercury Cinema, Adelaide.
Now in its fifth year, the Screen Makers Conference brings together Australia’s writers, directors, producers and other screen creatives to share knowledge, connect with the industry, and pitch projects to the national marketplace.
The Screen Makers Conference 2019 program features leading screen practitioners and decision-makers working in film, TV, documentary and online, in speaker sessions, industry roundtables, and one-on-one pitching opportunities.
Over two days at Adelaide’s Mercury Cinema, delegates from across the country will hear from accomplished writers, directors and producers, and network with broadcasters, distributors, international sales agents, producers and leading production companies keen to connect with industry talent.
Screen Makers Conference 2019 embraces entrepreneurialism and celebrates creative collaboration and convergence. Business as usual no longer exists, and innovation and disruption are the order of the day. Build your career by breaking down barriers. Aim to go global, no matter where you’re based. Raise new and diverse voices in screen stories. This is your chance to develop your understanding of the screen industry’s ever-changing ecosystem, discover new and diverse industry pathways, and fast-track your career.
Up to $1,000 per individual producer or $1,500 per producing team is available to help with the cost of flights, accommodation, transport and registration fees.
Preference will be given to early-career applicants who have been accepted into the one-on-one pitching or pitchorama events.
Applicants must apply utilising the Market Funding 2018/19 application form on SmartyGrants. Prior to applying, applicants should read the Market Funding guidelines on the Screen Queensland website here to ensure they are eligible. In addition to the eligibility terms in the guidelines, preference will be given to applicants who have been accepted to the one-on-one pitching or pitchorama events.
Applications close 5pm, 17 June 2019. Successful applicants will be notified in early July.