Creating opportunities supports the telling of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories and the visibility of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on screen.
PROJECT FUNDINGPROJECT FUNDING
Screen NSW Funding and Incentives
Screen NSW stimulates creative and business opportunities in the screen industry. The organisation promotes innovation in screen content and technology, and champions the contribution that the NSW screen industry makes to our culture, economy and society.
All funding strands are open to Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders.
Screen Australia Indigenous Funding
Screen Australia’s Indigenous programs support creatively ambitious projects and people, and imaginative, resonant stories authored by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers may apply to any Screen Australia program in addition to the funding programs of the Indigenous Department.
Out-There and Deadly film funding and support
Metro Screen, in partnership with Screen NSW, offers three experienced Indigenous Producers the opportunity to produce high quality episode of a television program of up to 10 minutes in duration
Metro Screen: Indigenous Breakthrough funding and support
Metro Screen, in partnership with Screen Australia, offers one experienced Indigenous filmmaker the opportunity to produce a high quality short film of up to 20 minutes to showcase their storytelling and filmmaking talent.
ARTS NSW funding programs
Arts NSW programs support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performance, arts and culture in NSW.
City of Sydney grants, awards and competitions
The City of Sydney offers a variety of grants, sponsorships and awards designed to invigorate and support the city community.
TRAINING AND MENTORSHIPSTRAINING AND MENTORSHIPS
Screen NSW Internships
Screen NSW offers Indigenous Producer Extension Placemenst (PEP). This scheme is designed to give emerging NSW Indigenous Producers training in development and production finance. Two paid placements will be offered annually by Screen NSW for Indigenous NSW Producers willing to work 4 days a week for 6 months in Screen NSW's Development and Production team.
Women In Film and Television Media Mentorships (MMW)
The MMW program matches women over 18 with mentors in the fields of cinematography, directing, writing, producing and more. This program is funded by Screen NSW.
Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE)
Based in Parramatta, ICE works at the intersection of arts, community and technology in one of Australia’s most dynamic regions – Western Sydney. Through digital stories, film, urban music and any other medium with a pulse or a pixel, ICE projects tell the stories of this extraordinary place. ICE is funded by Screen NSW.
Based in Paddington, Metro Screen is the leading independent screen learning and development hub in NSW. Metro Screen provides broad support for emerging and professional talent in the Australian screen industry; delivering education, production funding, industry networking, equipment and studio hire with post production and new media services. Working with over 100 projects annually across film, television, online and portable media, Metro Screen champions diversity, creative storytelling, and nurtures the screen culture of Australia. Metro Screen is funded by Screen NSW.
Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS)
Australia's national screen arts and broadcast school; delivering advanced training for the film, television and radio industries.
City of Sydney Council – Lights Camera Action (LCA)
LCA is an innovative program that provides young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the City of Sydney with the chance to gain new skills and explore employment possibilities in theatre, film and television.
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME)
AIME Indigenous Corporation provides a six-year Mentoring Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian students to access while undertaking their high school studies from Year 7 through to Year 12. AIME partners university student volunteers in a one-on-one mentoring relationship with a high school Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student, for an hour a week over the course of a 17-week program. AIME's goals are to improve Year 10 completion rates, Year 12 completion rates and university admission rates for all participating students.
Metro Screen: Lester Bostock Indigenous Mentorship
Each year Metro Screen with support from Screen NSW runs the Lester Bostock scheme giving four Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers the opportunity to produce their first short film. Each filmmaker is provided with equipment, facilities hire, stock and post-production as well as a $2,000 budget and an industry mentor to help guide them through the process. The following overviews the works produced by participants in 2009.
The ABC's School to Work Indigenous Scholarships 2011-2012
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (NSW) School to Work Indigenous Scholarships provide opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Years 11- 12 to explore future career options within the ABC through a range of work experiences.
Australian Theatre For Young People (ATYP)
The Actors Centre
http://www.screenwise.com.au/index.php/courses/screenteens (workshops / courses for teenagers)
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The Screen and Media Industry Indigenous Employment Program (IEP)
The Screen and Media Industry Indigenous Employment Program (IEP) is a two-year initiative to 2014 designed to help create training and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the screen and media industry.
By providing employers training and employment subsidies to fund positions, it aims to enhance the long-term career aspirations of 40 participants, including 10 in remote locations.
Screen Australia, in partnership with the MediaRING (Media Reconciliation Industry Network Group), is responsible for the implementation and administration of the Strategy which is being funded by the Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).
For more information visit http://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/iep/default.aspx
or contact Cristilee Louttit, IEP Manager on
email@example.com or 02 8113 1054
National Indigenous Television (NITV)
NITV is Australia's first 24 hour national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander television channel. NITV aims to showcase the rich diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures nationwide. NITV accepts expressions of interest for potential employment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.
Australia's multicultural and multilingual broadcaster.
ABC Indigenous Employment
The ABC is Australia's public broadcaster, producing national and local television, radio and online services.
ABC Indigenous Careers Day
Indigenous Jobs Australia
A national employment website dedicated to connecting Indigenous Australian job seekers with employers that are searching for Indigenous employees.
Indigenous Jobs Australia Magazine
DEEWR Indigenous Employment Program
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) is committed to the Australian Government’s target of reducing Indigenous disadvantage.
The DEEWR Indigenous Employment Program aims to increase Indigenous Australian’s employment outcomes.
The Media RING Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2012 - 2015
In March 2011, the Media RING (Reconciliation Industry Network Group) was contracted by the Department of Education, Employment and Work Relations (DEEWR) to develop a three-year Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy. Screen Australia, as the Federal Government’s primary funding agency for the Australian screen production industry, and a member of Media RING, has been invited to undertake the practical implementation of the Strategy. It will enter an agreement with DEEWR to act as host agency for the Strategy in close liaison with Media RING.
ABC – DreamBox
DreamBox invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians to share their dreams in a single photograph. What's your dream?
ABC – Indigenous content website
Message Sticks Film Festival
Message Sticks Film Festival is the only festival of its kind, devoted solely to films made by Indigenous people from Australia and abroad.
Held annually in Sydney and Blacktown, NSW. In 2011, the festival toured nationally.
The Arts Law Centre of Australia
The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is the national community legal centre for the arts, which provides free/low cost legal advice to artists and arts organisations throughout the country.
Arts Law has created the new Solid Arts website to help Indigenous artists and those working with them to better understand legal issues relevant to Indigenous art and intellectual property.
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