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Tools and insights for starting in the industry

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    What is a Synopsis? Outline? Treatment?

    • September 2013
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    A guide to writing synopses,treatments, scriptments and outlines for documentary

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    Create NSW

    Create NSW is the NSW Government’s arts and cultural driver, which brings together arts, screen and culture functions in a new integrated entity. Create NSW was established on 1 April 2017, and has responsibility for many of the functions previously undertaken by Arts NSW and Screen NSW.

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    Communications for Online Originals

    This guide is aimed at beginner online creators who do not necessarily have the budget to hire external communication consultants.

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    Encore Directory

    A comprehensive directory of producers, directors, personnel, companies, facilities and organisations in the film, television and digital media industries.

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    Terms of Trade

    • July 2015
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    Screen Australia's Terms of Trade provide guidance on how the agency will transact its business. They supplement the guidelines applying to particular programs and are reflected in Screen Australia’s contracts.

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    The Production Book

    A contact and information provider for personnel, facilities and services in the Australian film, TV, advertising and digital media industries. Now available on iPad.

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    Film Victoria

    Film Victoria provides strategic leadership and assistance to the film, television and digital media sectors of Victoria.  We invest in projects and people, and promote Victoria as a world-class production destination nationally and internationally.

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    Screen Queensland

    Screen Queensland facilitates and celebrates quality film and television production in Queensland. We develop and support the local screen industry, attract production to Queensland, and celebrate an active screen culture across the State.

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    South Australia Film Corporation

    SAFC are to foster the creation and delivery of critically acclaimed and commercially successful ideas, moving images and sound for any viewing medium; to support the SA screen industry in a dynamic and responsive manner and to optimise opportunities for production & post-production in this state.

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    Screenwest

    Screenwest is Western Australia's screen funding and development organisation, committed to working in partnership with the screen industry to develop, support and promote film, television and digital media production in Western Australia.

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    Screen Tasmania

    Screen Tasmania supports and develops the state's film, television and multimedia industries by increasing the amount of independent screen production occurring in Tasmania.

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    Screen ACT

    ScreenACT, the ACT Office of Film, Television and Digital Media, is responsible for implementing industry development initiatives, providing location production support and working with other states on potential partnering projects.

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    Screen Territory

    Screen Territory is the Northern Territory Government's screen industry agency responsible for supporting and developing the film, television and digital media industries within the Territory.

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    Open Channel

    Open Channel is Victoria’s independent screen industry skills centre. A not for profit, membership-based organisation, Open Channel connects emerging and early career filmmakers to professional practice through professional development, events and networking. We identify emerging talent, developing people and projects from across Victoria, including those from diverse Aboriginal language groups.

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    WA Screen Academy

    WA Screen Academy, part of Edith Cowan University offering courses in Film and Video.

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    Wide Angle Tasmania

    Wide Angle Tasmania is the state’s screen development organisation.  It is a not-for-profit organisation that nurtures local talent by providing WAT members with advice and production initiatives.  We also provide access to film production equipment for members and non-members.

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    Screen ArtsHub

    Screen ArtsHub is Australia’s leading portal for professionals working within the arts

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    At a Glance: A Comprehensive A-Z guide to the Producer Offset

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    Combines a glossary of terms with clear guidance on what is, and is not, qualifying Australian production expenditure (QAPE).

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    A-Z Budget - Feature Films

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    This budget is for all feature films (including documentary features). This budget template is intended for all projects, regardless of whether you are applying for the Producer Offset or not.

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    Finance Template - Documentary

    • 2012
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    A template for Documentary budgeting.

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    Finance Template - Documentary Producer Equity Program

    • 2012
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    A documentary finance plan for PEP applications only.

  • Producer Offset: 101

    • 2012

    A short animation setting out how the Producer Offset works and how it affects the ongoing stake producers have in their projects.