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Screenworks Travelator Series Part 2 - Funding and Pitching

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Byron Bay Services Club

132 Jonson Street

Byron Bay, NSW 2481

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A one day workshop on accessing development funds and pitching to seek market interest in your screen projects.

Development Funding executives from Screen Australia and Create NSW will talk about their development funding initiatives and how to put in a competitive application.

Representatives from key organisations that offer pitching opportunities for screen projects will talk about the pitching competitions that they offer and how to prepare and enter, including the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA), the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) and Content London.

The Manager of the AACTA’s Awards, Ivan Vukusic will discuss the various strands of AACTA’s Pitch for TV and Web, Mini (a Short film contest held in partnership with MINI), and Elevate (pitches for high concept/elevated genre series). He will share observations and provide advice and tips.

Danielle McCarthy oversees the Industry Marketplace at AIDC, which hosts a variety of pitching forums and pre-organised meetings. In 2019 the AIDC Marketplace offered eight different pitching events including the FACTory and Cut to the Chase. AIDC also offers a range of other opportunities across form – with partnerships in the past including VICE and Screen Australia, SBS, Google, Audible, and the University of Melbourne.

Ruth Palmer is the Head of Programming for events at C21 which includes Content London the Drama Summit and the Unscripted Entertainment Forum. Ruth will talk about the pitching competitions at Content London including the Drama Series Pitch

This Funding and Pitching workshop is part of a Screenworks Travelator Series, a 3 stage program designed to support early-career creatives to their screen projects from early concept, through development and to seek market interest.

Guest Speakers:

Nerida Moore - Screen Australia
Bobby Romia - Create NSW
Danielle McCarthy - AIDC
Ivan Vukusic - AACTA
Ruth Palmer - Content London

Screenworks Travelator Series is made possible with support from Create NSW

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Byron Bay Services Club

132 Jonson Street

Byron Bay, NSW 2481

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