Screen Australia has established over $4.6 Million In Enterprise Funding. "We are absolutely thrilled to announce over $4.6 million in Enterprise funding that will create meaningful career pathways and offer businesses significant opportunities for growth," Australia’s CEO Graeme Mason said. "This diverse slate of recipients showcases the extraordinary potential and ingenuity of Australian practitioners and businesses in our local screen ecosystem, and will support them to continue to build their businesses into the future.”
The recipients for Enterprise Business are production companies Blacksand Pictures, of "The Ninth Tower," Salma's Season," Closer Productions of "Aftertaste," "52 Tuesdays," "Animals," "In My Blood It Runs," SAM Content of "Hot Potato: The Story of the Wiggles," Unless Pictures of "Retrograde," "Finding Jedda" and First Nations businesses Blackfella Films, credited with "The Australian Wars," "Total Control" and "Redfern Now" GARUWA, credited with "Power to Country" and "Through the Fire," Oombarra Productions, of "The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson" and "Pink Lake Creative."
The recipients of Enterprise People are Larissa Behrendt, who will undergo a placement at Eleven Film, Mohini Herse, who will be placed at Merman, Rob Innes who will be placed at Arrow Media; Jessica Magro, who will be placed at Stampede Ventures, Alexandra Keddie, who will be placed at Celeste Barber’s Nondescript Productions , and Huna Amweero, who will be placed at Stephen and Hunter Page’s Djali House.
Each Enterprise recipient has been paired with a personalized creative and strategic business mentor to provide dedicated highly-specialized advice that will further support their unique goals and growth. Additionally, all recipients will receive exclusive access to a comprehensive 12-month education program facilitated by industry stakeholders, including 113 Partners, Screen Producers Australia (SPA), Australian Directors Guild (ADG), Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) and Australians in Film (AiF). A total of 113 Partners is engaged as Screen Australia’s Industry Partner, and, in addition to providing analysis of Business applications, is involved in the co-design and co-facilitation of the business development support for the applicants."From trailblazing production companies, emerging talent and those looking to expand locally and globally, these Enterprise recipients are well-placed to shape the future of Australian storytelling at home and on a global stage," Mason said.
We are absolutely thrilled to announce over $4.6 million in Enterprise funding that will create meaningful career pathways and offer businesses significant opportunities for growth. This diverse slate of recipients showcases the extraordinary potential and ingenuity of Australian practitioners and businesses in our local screen ecosystem, and will support them to continue to build their businesses into the future.” Graeme Mason CEO, Screen Australia