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Location Scouts and Inbounds Program

Screen NSW provides location support to encourage screen projects to film in Sydney and NSW.

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Location Scouts and Inbounds Program

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The program offers long-form footloose productions scouting assistance for location surveys for eligible projects and may include covering some of the costs associated with location surveys including accommodation, domestic flights, vehicle hire and location manager services. Eligible projects are feature films, telemovies, mini-series, TV series or reality programs.

Key information

  • Funding amount: Up to $3,000
  • Applications: Open, rolling

Program objectives

The objectives of the location scouts and inbounds program include:

  • To market NSW as Australia’s premier screen production destination
  • To increase the State’s market share of film and television production by attracting potential projects to film in NSW
  • To familiarise practitioners with NSW locations for their projects
  • To provide an opportunity to connect local and international practitioners with local technical and creative talent, studio and post-production and visual effects facilities for their projects and to support new and sustainable partnerships between organisations of international significance and local practitioners and facilities.

Contact & support

Prior to applying applicants can discuss their application with the Destination Attraction team.

Lisa Scope
Destination Attraction Manager
Department of Enterprise, Investment & Trade
Create NSW
Telephone: +61 2 8265 5786 
Mobile: +61 404 849 365 
Email: [email protected]



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