Screen Australia announces over $1.2 million of story development funding for 47 projects

Screen Australia has announced 29 feature films, 13 television dramas, four online projects and one VR project that will share in over $1.2 million of story development funding. The projects include Forget Me Not, the latest series from Class of ’07 creator Kacie Anning; feature film Koa Kid from writer/director Leah Purcell of The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson; VR project The Place I Carry Within; and online project Adventuries of the Century, the third instalment of the series from Dylan Murphy and Molly Daniels of Celebration Nation and Wispy.

Included in this slate are 28 projects that have been supported through the Generate Fund and 19 through the Premium Fund.

Screen Australia’s Head of Development Bobby Romia said, “It is an exciting time for filmmakers and storytellers in Australia and we are thrilled to be supporting so many exciting projects at the beginning of their journey. This latest cohort represents a vast selection of dynamic and diverse voices, which showcases the strength and capability of the talent in our screen industry.”

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