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funding Approvals
in the archive
2008-2009 production funding

DRAMA -  FEATURE

DATE APPROVED
TITLE
 AMOUNT
TEAM
9/10/09
Toomelah
 $550,000
Ivan Sen Bunya Productions
7/7/09
The Place Between
 $905,000
Scarlett Pictures

DOCUMENTARY

DATE APPROVED
TITLE
 AMOUNT
TEAM
11/6/09
The Story of Bran Nue Dae
 $24,000
Graeme Issac, Robyn Kershaw,
Adrian Wills
27/5/09
Yarning Up - Series 2
 $30,000
Penny Smallacombe, Top End Aboriginal Bush Broadcasting Assoc
1/12/08
Lani's Story
 $180,000
Genevieve Grieves, Darren Dale, Rachel Perkins
27/11/08
Life, Love and Hope (aka  Big Rodney's Story)
 $90,000
Michael Longbottom, Lisa Duff
27/11/08
Nin's Brother
 $90,000
Lisa Duff, Mary Munro
27/11/08
Sung: Warrumungu Love Magic
 $90,000
Dena Curtis

DRAMA - SHORT FILM - THE NEW BLACK

DATE APPROVED
TITLE
 AMOUNT
TEAM
10/9/08
Aunty Maggie & the Womba Wakgun
 $54,219
Bain Stewart
10/9/08
The Farm
 $96,866
John Harvey, Romaine Moreton
10/9/08
The Party Shoes
 $50,064
Black Ruby Productions,
Sarah Bond, Michelle Blanchard
20/7/08
Nia's Melancholy
 $34,266
Andrew Arbuthnot, Sio Tusa Fa'aaefili, Jason Hargeaves,
Rima Tamou
20/7/08
Ralph
 $34,831
Jessie Mangum, Deborah Mailman, Wayne Blair
17/6/08
Bourke Boy
 $65,610
Anusha Duray, Kath Shelper, Adrian Wills
17/6/08
Jacob
 $114,525
Rhea Stephenson, Dena Curtis, Darren Dale

August 2008

NIA’S MELANCHOLY 
Lala Pictures Pty Ltd as part of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Branch New Black initiative 
Producer Andrew Arbuthnot 
Writer/Director Sio Tusa Fa'Aaefili
Synopsis A young ‘Yalanji’ girl witnesses her sister’s suicide. This is the tale of her descent into melancholy and her journey of redemption.

RALPH
Goalpost Pictures Australia as part of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Branch New Black initiative 
Producer Jessie Mangum
Writer/Director Deborah Mailman
Writer Wayne Blair
Synopsis Madeline learns that it takes more than just dreaming to survive; it takes a friend.

OCTOBER 2008

New Black initiative

AUNTIE MAGGIE AND THE WOMBA WAKGUN
Bungabura Productions
Producer Bain Stewart
Director Leah Purcell
Writer Angelina Hurley 
Synopsis Aunty Maggie struggles to feed her three boys, and what she finds as an easy solution becomes a major problem – a problem that makes her famous.

BOURKE BOY
Scarlett Pictures
Producers Kath Shelper and Anusha Duray
Writer/Director Adrian Wills
Synopsis A true story about a father and son trying to find the words to say to each other before it’s too late.

THE FARM
Brown Cab Productions
Producer John Harvey           
Writer/Director Romaine Moreton 
Synopsis A young girl named Olivia longs to know the people who came before and the stories they left, uncovering a landscape imbued with history and wonder.

JACOB
Blackfella Films
Producers Darren Dale and Rhea Stephenson
Writer/Director Dena Curtis 
Synopsis When George witnesses the deterioration of Gina and Max’s relationship, he must choose the right time to intervene.

THE PARTY SHOES
Producers Helen Panckhurst and Sarah Bond
Writer/Director Michelle Blanchard 
Synopsis A little girl devises a logical plan to rid the world of sadness … well her own world at least.

DECEMBER 2008

Letters of Offer - IndiVision Production Fund 

THE PLACE BETWEEN
Scarlett Pictures Pty Ltd
Producer Kath Shelper
Writer/Director Beck Cole
Synopsis When Karen Burden is released from jail after three years, she quickly discovers that between guilt and forgiveness is the place between.

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