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Screen Australia increasing development funds by 60%

After three months of consultation, Screen Australia has released its 2009 Development and Production Financing Programs. The program includes a raft of changes, including a reduction of the number of development strands from 35 to seven; the introduction of the Enterprise Program, which provide multi-year funding to allow for the development of a slate of projects rather than single-project funding. In 2009/10, Screen Australia will spend more than $10 million on development. For all of the details, see the press release.
December 9, 2008

After three months of consultation, Screen Australia has released its 2009 Development and Production Financing Programs. The program includes a raft of changes, including a reduction of the number of development strands from 35 to seven and the introduction of the Enterprise Program, which provide multi-year funding to allow for the development of a slate of projects rather than a single project. In 2009/10, Screen Australia will spend more than $10 million on development. For all of the details, see the press release.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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