Eleven Territory screen practitioners and film houses will receive grant funding through Round 3 of the 2019/20 Screen Territory Grants Program to showcase the uniqueness of the Territory and help support the sector as we rebound from the impacts of COVID-19.
The Territory Labor Government continues to invest in the NT screen industry by creating and supporting jobs through the Screen Territory Grants Program, which is expanding opportunities for Territory practitioners and providing greater career advancement for our local talent.
Four unique projects will share in $53 000 in Project Development funding:
‘Critical Care & Trauma Response’ – Exposure Productions
‘The Inventors’ – Moogie Down Productions
‘Nosepeg: King of the Pintubi’ – Chili Films
‘The Longest Walk’ – Steph Lady
Six experienced and emerging practitioners across the Territory will also share $29 800 in Seed Funding to explore the potential of creative ideas through story development.
‘The Immaculate Misconception’ – Marie Munkara
‘The Long Journey’ – Global Headquarters Pty Ltd
‘Outback Zoo’ – Expanded Media
‘Creepy Crawlies’ – Anna Kristina Miers
‘Space Robots of the Forgotten Future’ – Odd Tale Productions Pty Ltd
‘Célibataire’ – Biddy O’Loughlin
Cordell Jigsaw Productions will receive $20 000 in Production Finance for the project ‘Honey Ant Dreamers’, an historical feature based on the life of school teacher Geoff Bardon, who arrived in Papunya in the 1970s and encountered an innovative Western Desert art movement that would later introduce the world to ‘dot painting’.