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Enterprise People series

Looking to apply for Enterprise People funding to further your career? These three industry professionals share advice and experiences from their placements.

Enterprise People funding supports filmmakers in their creative screen journey by providing placements with production companies to further develop skills and help support a sustainable screen career. With applications now open, these three creatives share their experiences and offer sound advice for anyone considering applying.

Matt Okine is an actor, writer and executive producer and has starred in the Stan original series The Other Guy and the upcoming series Mother & Son for ABC TV. He completed his placement with Wooden Horse and in this video, explains the reasons why he applied for funding and support, what the placement meant to advancing his career and what tasks he did on a daily basis.

Donna Chang is the Commissioning Editor (Scripted) at SBS Australia and has previously held roles as Head of Development at Lingo Pictures and as a Development Executive at Screen Australia. She completed a placement with Scott Free Productions in the UK and in this video, Donna talks about where she was at with her career prior to applying for Enterprise, what motivated her to apply and shares advice on why filmmakers should apply.

Ashley Gibb is a First Nations director and cinematographer and is currently completing his placement with Wild Pacific Media. In this video, Ashley talks about his transition from working for himself to being a full-time industry professional, being mentored by director Nick Robinson and the impact the placement has had on establishing him within the documentary sector.

For more information on Enterprise People funding and placement opportunities, click here.