BTL Next Step Program Stage 1 January 2024

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Program Eligibility

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Personal Information

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  • you have read, understood and voluntarily agree to the collection and use of your personal information as described in Screen Australia’s privacy notice (available on our website here) (Privacy Notice); and
  • you have informed all individuals whose personal information is to be included in the application form or supporting materials of the matters set out in the Privacy Notice, provided them with a copy (as linked here) and obtained their consent to disclose the relevant personal information to Screen Australia.
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General Requirements

BTL Next Step is a credit springboard and career accelerator program to support established mid-career below-the-line (BTL) practitioners to step up into senior crew and leadership roles that have been identified as experiencing shortages.

Before you begin:

  • Applicants must provide accurate information to Screen Australia at all times. A person or company that makes a false or misleading statement to Screen Australia in an application may face criminal or civil liability including liability for an offence under the Criminal Code Act 1995. In addition, if funding awarded by Screen Australia was obtained by fraud or serious misrepresentation, Screen Australia can revoke its funding. 
  • It is important that you read our Terms of Trade and the BTL Next Step Guidelines to ensure you are eligible for funding and to help you deliver the strongest application possible.
  • For help completing this application, refer to the Help Guide for Applicants or Applicant Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • For queries about the guidelines, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact us on 1800 507 901 during business hours or email and quote your application number
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*The ten identified roles are: 1st Assistant Director, Art Director, Editor, Line Producer, Location Manager, Post Production Supervisor, Production Accountant, Production Manager, Sound Designer, Special Effects (SFX) Supervisor.
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