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International Strategic Delegations


21-27 OCTOBER 2018


  • For strategic delegations to specific international events in order to assist with outcomes for sustainable careers and slates


  • Applicants must be Australian citizens or residents and meet our Terms of Trade and be
  • an Indigenous director or producer, or
  • a company with at least 50% or more Indigenous owned.
  • Applicants must have at least one of credit in their respective role on
  • a feature film drama that has been recently (last 3 years) awarded at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Venice or Sundance international film festivals,
  • a feature film drama that has recently (last 3 years) been distributed and theatrically released in multiple major international territories, or
  • a TV drama series (not children’s programs) broadcast or shown on significant channels or platforms in multiple major international territories, with audiences in excess of 1 million or having been 1 of the top 5 most-watched shows on an established platform.
  • Indigenous writers with a credit on a feature film drama that has been recently (last 3 years) awarded at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Venice or Sundance international film festivals are also eligible to apply.
  • In addition, applicants must
  • have pitch ready features and/or TV series well suited for US market,
  • be established high level key creatives, with traction internationally from completed work and existing experience and support from US industry, and
  • have a significant track record and established career locally and be well positioned to launch
  • You may apply as a team.


  • Up to 12 delegates will be selected for up to $6,000 for each person towards travel.


The deadline to apply is 5pm AEST on Monday, August 27, 2018.

Applications can be made through the Application Portal with the following materials:

  • A CV including recent credits and details of any commercial, significant viewership and/or major festival or awards success.
  • A proposal (maximum 6 pages) that includes:
  • Details on your current slate of projects that will be pitched at the event, including for each title: the stage of development or production; the budget and the currently secured finance; and, the currently secured key creative and marketplace attachments or interest 
  • A detailed proposed meeting list with reason and desired outcomes of each meeting
  • Any intended professional development objectives and activities.

Eligible applications will be considered by a Screen Australia staff member and/or industry specialists as required.

Funding decisions will be made against the following criteria:

  • The strength of the proposal and the applicant’s CV and experience and knowledge pertinent to the strategic delegation