Funding for audience-engaging features of any genre
Investment in outstanding factual projects, generally in conjunction with a broadcaster
Investment in high-quality small-screen drama, including programs for children and multi-platform projects
Support for interactive games and games developers
Supporting imaginative, resonant stories authored by Indigenous Australians
Professional development opportunities for Australian filmmakers, focused on building skills and careers in drama production, particularly feature film:
- Shorts programs
- Targeted initiatives
- Travel Grants
- Festival Materials
- P&A loans
- Innovative Distribution
- Feature Enterprise
- Enterprise Asia
- Australian Festivals & Events
- Research Partnerships
- State/Industry Partnerships
- Producer Equity Program
Terms of Trade, including
- NFSA deliverables
- recoupment reversion
Using the logo
Summary of program deadlines at a glance
Projects approved for funding
The latest information on Australian projects and producers in the international marketplace
Background info on major markets to help you get the most out of them
Profiles of film festivals around the world to help you develop the right release strategy
Find the best forum for pitching your idea and finding international partners
Opportunities to hone your marketing skills, be inspired and better informed.
Market intelligence from Screen Australia staff on the ground at key international events
Guides to identifying and maximising marketing opportunities
Production budgeting manual, plus industry standard budget templates
Sample layouts for commonly used accounting and prodution management documents
Comprehensive guide for all filmmakers working with Indigenous content and communities
Resources for digital media production
Screen Australia resources for documentary filmmakers
Read guides to getting started in the film, television and interactive media industry.
Interviews with screen practitioners and industry experts; tips on low-budget filmmaking
Government agencies, screen resource organisations, guilds and associations.
The Film Australia Collection Library (now managed by NFSA) is one of the largest and most historically significant sources of archival, documentary and stock footage in Australia.
Offering quality facilities and services for film and TV production.
Projects in pre-production, production or post-production
Information on Australian features, documentaries, TV drama and shorts going back more than 20 years
Success of Australian features, TV drama and documentaries on the international stage
Buy documentaries produced under the former Film Australia's National Interest Program
Discussion papers, review documents, presentations and statistical reports
Read Did You Know?
our quarterly infographic snapshot.
Release and performance of Australian features, TV drama, documentaries & shorts
Audience data and industry statistics for Australian screen content release platforms
Employment data across audiovisual industries and occupations
Imports and exports; world rankings for a range of indicators
An overview of Screen Australia’s current research and publishing partnerships
Profiles of over 50 international film festivals. Read about the festivals and find out what Australian films have screened at these festivals over the last 10 years. Discover deadline and screening information, and links to each festival's official website to start entering your film.
You can sort by name, location, genre of films accepted and deadline month by clicking on the column headings below. Where the exact date is not given, the festival has yet to finalise precise deadline.