Publications
2015

Most of these publications are available as PDF downloads. Email enquiries to publications@screenaustralia.gov.au

Issues in Feature Film Distribution
(July 2015)
Challenges and opportunities for local features in today’s distribution terrain. Key data, trends and analysis plus case studies of some new release strategies.
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Getting Started: Film, TV, online and interactive
(July 2015)
Information for newcomers and industry professionals looking to develop their skills or make content in Australia.
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Development Plans and Producer's Statement
(July 2015)
A guide to preparing script development notes on a project from the writer, director, script editor and producer. Essential for  Screen Australia Story Development funding applicants. Illustrates how to communicate progress on projects at development stage.
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Story Documents
(July 2015)
A guide to writing synopses, treatments, scriptments and outlines for drama and documentary.
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Australia at Sunny Side of the Doc
(June 2015)
A directory of Australian producers attending Sunny Side of the Doc 2015.
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Songlines on Screen 2015
(May 2015)
The Songlines on Screen initiative presents 10 films from remote Australia representing Aboriginal people's ongoing connection to the land and culture throughout time by way of creation songs.
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Indigenous Shorts 2015
(May 2015)
A catalogue of short films from the Pitch Black and Exchange initiatives showcasing the work of Australia's emerging Indigenous writing, directing and producing talent.
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Women in production
(May 2015)
Find out the latest statistics on women in key creative roles in film and documentary.
Australia at Cannes 2015
(May 2015)
Find out more about Australian films screening at Cannes and Marche du Film in 2015, as well as information about the latest and upcoming Australian titles.
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Australia at Miptv 2015
(April 2015)
 A directory of Australian companies represented at MIPTV 2015 incluing company profiles and contact details, and information about new and recently completed projects.
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What's the deal with Video-on-demand?
(March 2015)
Find out about some of the key structures that influence how content reaches online audiences and who earns revenue from VOD.
VOD deals analysis
Asian Side of the Doc 2015
(March 2015)
A directory of local producers attending the market (in English and Mandarin)
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Australian Documentaries 2015
(February 2015)
The latest catalogue of stand-out Australian documentaries, including previews of upcoming titles.
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Australia at Berlin 2015
(February 2015)
Find out more about the Australian line-up for the Berlinale and EFM 2015 as well as information about the latest and upcoming Australian titles.
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Doing Business with Australia
(March 2015)
Get an overview of the Producer Offset and co-production programs and find out about the advantages and benefits of working with Australia with our quick reference guide.
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Songlines on Screen coverSonglines on Screen
(May 2015)
The Songlines on Screen initiative presents 10 films from remote Australia representing Aboriginal people's ongoing connection to the land and culture throughout time by way of creation songs.

Indigenous Shorts coverIndigenous Shorts 2015
(May 2015)
A catalogue of short films from the Pitch Black and Exchange initiatives showcasing the work of Australia's emerging Indigenous writing, directing and producing talent.

Issues in Feature Film Distribution coverIssues in Feature Film Distribution
(July 2015)
Challenges and opportunities for local features in today’s distribution terrain. Key data, trends and analysis plus case studies of some new release strategies.

Documentary Production data thumbnailDocumentary Production Summary 2013/14
(March 2015)
Latest Australian documentary production data, including production activity and audience highlights.

Pathways and Protocols coverPathways & Protocols: a filmmaker's guide to working with Indigenous people, culture and concepts
(May 2009)
A comprehensive guide for all filmmakers working with Indigenous content and communities.
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