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.
WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER
The second Hot Desk West session of 2019 will focus on Online Production. Screen Australia staff, Lee Naimo & Alyce Adams (Online Production Investment) will meet emerging creative teams from Western Sydney to discuss professional development pathways in the industry and strategic opportunities, specific to online production
Limited spots are available for one-on-one 30 minute meetings, between 9:30am to 5pm.
Lodge your Expression of Interest before Monday 7 October 2019.
Lee is a producer, comedian and Online Investment Manager at Screen Australia. He spent 10 years touring the world with the Axis of Awesome, performing musical comedy to sold out crowds as well as creating a body of online content with over 200 million views. He co-wrote and produced the hit online comedy series Insert Coin, a 52-part sketch series about video games, and has over 18 years experience working in the entertainment industry.
Alyce is Junior Investment Manager at Screen Australia in the Online department. She has helped oversee initiatives such as Skip Ahead with Google, and Fresh Blood with the ABC and has been creating online content for over 5 years.
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