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Temporary Interruption Fund (TIF)

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Eligibility and Requirements

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General Requirements

Before you begin:

Please select your project format: * Required
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Please confirm you meet the following requirements:

The Applicant/Applicant Company: * Required
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All 4 are mandatory requirements.
The project must also meet one of the following: * Required
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Your project must meet one of these criteria to be eligible. ** Screen Australia will determine whether it considers the project is capable of passing the Significant Australian Content test based on the application materials. For more detail on the Significant Australian Content test see SAC Guidelines

Fee
Production companies will need to pay a fee for Temporary Interruption Fund (TIF) coverage.

  • For productions which commence principal photography on or prior to 30 June 2021, the fee is calculated at 1% of the TIF coverage provided for a production.  [For example, if the TIF coverage is $4 million, the fee is $40,000. If the TIF coverage is $1 million, the fee is $10,000.]
  • For productions which commence principal photography on or after 1 July 2021, the fee for coverage will increase to 2% of the TIF coverage provided for a production. [For example, if the TIF coverage is $4 million, the fee is $80,000.  If the TIF coverage is $1 million, the fee is $20,000]

Credit

A contractual requirement of productions supported by TIF will be a dedicated credit in the end credits that:

“This production was supported by the Australian Government through the COVID-19 Temporary Interruption Fund”

Covid-19 Risk Mitigation Plan

A contractual requirement of productions supported by TIF is that they have a COVID-19 risk mitigation plan developed in accordance with the Australian Screen Production Industry COVID-Safe Guidelines

Limited fund

TIF is a capped $50m fund. Screen Australia cannot commit more than the available funds at any one time.

Do the individual applicants, key creatives named in the application, applicant company or related parties have any outstanding debts or in breach of any 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 in breach of any 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