SCREEN AUSTRALIA – HOT DESK WEST - Information & Cultural Exchange


Screen Australia is the Australian Federal Government agency charged with supporting Australian screen content through development, production and promotion across television, film, documentary and digital originals. The agency administers Australia’s official co-production program, in addition to the Producer Offset tax rebate which assists eligible television, film and online works to be made. I.C.E. is continuing the partnership that began in 2016 with Screen Australia to offer free face-to-face meetings with Screen Australia staff at I.C.E. in Parramatta. If you’re a professional or emerging screenwriter, producer or filmmaker working in Western Sydney, you can book a meeting with Screen Australia staff, to build relationships with the agency, get first-hand advice about your projects in development and find out about their funding opportunities and pathways.


The first Hot Desk West session of 2019 will focus on Writers and Directors. Screen Australia Development Executives Nerida Moore and Jenevieve Chang will meet emerging Writers and Directors from Western Sydney to discuss professional development pathways in the industry and strategic opportunities.

10 spots are available for one-on-one 30 minute meetings, between 9:30am to 5pm.
Deadline for applications is Tuesday 13 August 2019.

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As Head of Development, Nerida Moore manages Story Development, Enterprise and International initiatives. She has helmed a number of programs that foster story and talent development including, Gender Matters: Brilliant Stories and Careers; Hot Shots and Talent USA.
Prior to Screen Australia, Nerida was the Senior Development and Production Executive at Screen NSW where she managed the production investment fund, the story development fund and Screen NSW’s suite of professional development programs.

Jenevieve Chang is an actor, writer and story developer. She is currently a Development Executive at Screen Australia, and has worked as Creative Executive at Arclight Films, Associate Producer at Contemporary Asian Australian Performance and was formerly Senior Course Manager at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Jenevieve was also an Associate Artist at Griffin Theatre in 2013, and has worked as an actor for Bell Shakespeare and Monkey Baa Theatre in Australia and Chopped Logic and Yellow Earth Theatre in the UK.
Jenevieve’s memoir, The Good Girl of Chinatown is based on her time living and working in Shanghai during the Global Financial Crisis, 60 years after her grandparents fled the revolution – and was published by Penguin Random House in 2017. In speaking about her story, Jenevieve has appeared in conversation at the Sydney Writers Festival, ABC’s 7.30 Show and ABC’s Conversations with Richard Fidler.


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