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Producer Program January 2022

This is a preview of the Producer Program Stage 1 form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.
 

Program Requirements

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Before you begin:

General Requirements

An ‘eligible credit’ is a documentary that is 30 minutes or longer in duration, and has:

  • been broadcast by a recognised Commissioning Platform or channel, or
  • had a commercial theatrical release, or
  • been invited to screen at IDFA, Hot Docs or equivalent.

For online and interactive documentaries, the producer or director should have at least one credit in their respective roles on an equivalent project which has been publicly released.

Note that reality or magazine television, light entertainment, panel or travel shows, infotainment, current affairs, cooking, ‘how to’, sports, corporate, training, games, extensions to film or TV, or community access programs or projects whose primary market is the education sector are not acceptable credits for eligibility purposes. Please refer to the ACMA guidelines for the definition of a documentary.

Please note: Effective 1 April 2019, successful Producer Program applicants are not eligible for Producer Equity Program funding for the same project.

The creative team responsible for the project: * Required
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The project that is the subject of the application: * Required
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Has this project or subject been previously assessed and declined for funding by Screen Australia? * Required

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Has this project or subject been previously assessed and declined for funding by Screen Australia?" on page 1

As the project that is the subject of this application has been previously assessed and declined for funding under this program please confirm the following: * Required
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You can submit a second application but you’ll need to include a statement of changes. The request has be approved by HOD before submitting, please chat to an investment manager first. We’re looking for substantial changes in project creative, team, marketplace interest or budget. Please include a date or guide to when it was last submitted, any former titles and what your project has changed from. 

Do the individual applicants, key creatives named in the application, applicant company or related parties have any outstanding debts or contractual obligations (eg, overdue delivery items or reports, debts under P+A loan agreements, or gross proceeds not paid as required) to Screen Australia or its predecessors? (AFC, FFC or Film Australia) * Required

This section is not applicable because of your response to question: "Do the individual applicants, key creatives named in the application, applicant company or related parties have any outstanding debts or contractual obligations (eg, overdue delivery items or reports, debts under P+A loan agreements, or gross proceeds not paid as required) to Screen Australia or its predecessors? (AFC, FFC or Film Australia)" on page 1