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SPA Practitioner Program 2022

Run by Screen Producers Australia, the SPA Practitioner Program is a 12-month initiative giving participants access to a suite of SPA industry programs and events and is inclusive of a SCREEN FOREVER 36 Gold Coast ticket for the conference being held 28 – 30 March 2022 on the Gold Coast and Online Global Market 31 March – 1 April 2022. The inaugural program commences in early January 2022 and is open to state and federal screen agencies plus industry partners. These organisations can nominate individual producer practitioners from priority areas to run through the program. Whilst the national program is offered for both early career and mid-career practitioners to help them further their capabilities and progress their careers, businesses, and development slates, in NSW this year, it is targeted at mid-career practitioners.

As part of the program, mid-career practitioners will receive a full SPA membership and will be eligible to have their entry fee waived for one nomination into eligible category in the SPA Awards. In addition to Business Essentials, mid-career practitioners will also have access to Business Essentials Advanced.

Practitioners will have the opportunity to attend a “Taking Your Scripted Project to Market” short course.

The SPA Practitioner Program will boost the development of screen content producers' careers through training and professional development opportunities, and it will also create and build community and networking opportunities within the industry over a targeted 12-month period.

Guidelines are available here.

Applying for a Program:

All applications must be received through the Screen NSW online grants administration system, SmartyGrants. 

Apply online here.

Applications open on Tuesday 30 November 2021.

Applications will close at 5:00 pm on Monday 13 December 5pm AEST.

For more information call Amelia Carew-Reid on (02) 8289 6417 or by email to if you would like to discuss your proposed project.

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