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Film Victoria scraps seven digital media funding programs, makes changes in others

Film Victoria, the state government agency established to support and promote the film and TV industry in Victoria, Australia, has cut seven digital media funding programs and announced changes to several others, including the factual development program.
September 3, 2010

Film Victoria, the state government agency established to support and promote the film and TV industry in Victoria, Australia, has cut seven digital media funding programs and announced changes to several others, including the Factual Development program. The programs no longer on offer include Cross Platform Development, Digital Media Scoping, Production Investment for Games, Global Connections (Digital Media), Screen Industry Development (Digital Media), International Market Support (Digital Media) and International Festival Support (Digital Media). Two programs – International Market Support and Global Connections Business Support – have been integrated. Programs still under review include Industry and Audience Development, Slate Funding, Business Support for Emerging/Established Producers and Propeller Shorts. Changes for the Factual Development (Early and Advanced Stages) program have also been introduced, designed to streamline processes and offer clearer guidelines. More info on these can be found here.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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