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Screen Tasmania

Conceptual design

This program support the conceptual design of games and includes scoping, character and level design, proof of concept, production of a Games Design Document (GDD), or development of a ‘vertical slice’ of the project, and

  • a maximum grant of $10 000 per project for the development of concept/scoping documents and prototypes and/or the production of proof-of-concept or beta content.
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Eligibility criteria

    Applicants may apply to each stage once only. In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria detailed in the General guidelines, applicants must:

    • be a Tasmanian resident development or production company, or
    • be a Tasmanian practitioner, as part of a Tasmanian-based team.

    Note – this does not preclude a Tasmanian-based team working in conjunction with non-Tasmanians.

    Projects must:

    • be substantially produced in Tasmania
    • include at least one team member with a lead credit in a previously a published interactive screen project relevant to the application.
  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    In addition to the information detailed in the General guidelines, applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • The strength of any story elements and the quality of the writing; the strength of gameplay elements.
    • The professional record of the team, whose experience should be commensurate with the amount of funding requested.
    • The strength of an identified target audience, identifiable marketing and distribution opportunities, and the potential distribution platforms and revenue streams.
    • The scope of the project and the degree to which the concept is innovative, interactive and achievable.

    Priority will be given to projects that have marketplace attachment.

  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    These guidelines should be read in conjunction with our Terms of trade and General guidelines.

    Applications will be considered at any closing date. Visit our Deadlines page for more information.

    Applicants must speak to Screen Tasmania’s Development Manager or Business and Production Investment Manager to discuss their project before submitting an application. Please call Screen Tasmania to arrange a meeting on 03 6165 5070.

  • Eligibility criteria
  • Eligibility criteria

    Applicants may apply to each stage once only. In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria detailed in the General guidelines, applicants must:

    • be a Tasmanian resident development or production company, or
    • be a Tasmanian practitioner, as part of a Tasmanian-based team.

    Note – this does not preclude a Tasmanian-based team working in conjunction with non-Tasmanians.

    Projects must:

    • be substantially produced in Tasmania
    • include at least one team member with a lead credit in a previously a published interactive screen project relevant to the application.
  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    In addition to the information detailed in the General guidelines, applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • The strength of any story elements and the quality of the writing; the strength of gameplay elements.
    • The professional record of the team, whose experience should be commensurate with the amount of funding requested.
    • The strength of an identified target audience, identifiable marketing and distribution opportunities, and the potential distribution platforms and revenue streams.
    • The scope of the project and the degree to which the concept is innovative, interactive and achievable.

    Priority will be given to projects that have marketplace attachment.

  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    These guidelines should be read in conjunction with our Terms of trade and General guidelines.

    Applications will be considered at any closing date. Visit our Deadlines page for more information.

    Applicants must speak to Screen Tasmania’s Development Manager or Business and Production Investment Manager to discuss their project before submitting an application. Please call Screen Tasmania to arrange a meeting on 03 6165 5070.

    Eligibility criteria

    Eligibility criteria

    Applicants may apply to each stage once only. In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria detailed in the General guidelines, applicants must:

    • be a Tasmanian resident development or production company, or
    • be a Tasmanian practitioner, as part of a Tasmanian-based team.

    Note – this does not preclude a Tasmanian-based team working in conjunction with non-Tasmanians.

    Projects must:

    • be substantially produced in Tasmania
    • include at least one team member with a lead credit in a previously a published interactive screen project relevant to the application.

    Assessment criteria

    Assessment criteria

    In addition to the information detailed in the General guidelines, applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • The strength of any story elements and the quality of the writing; the strength of gameplay elements.
    • The professional record of the team, whose experience should be commensurate with the amount of funding requested.
    • The strength of an identified target audience, identifiable marketing and distribution opportunities, and the potential distribution platforms and revenue streams.
    • The scope of the project and the degree to which the concept is innovative, interactive and achievable.

    Priority will be given to projects that have marketplace attachment.

    How do I apply?

    How do I apply?

    These guidelines should be read in conjunction with our Terms of trade and General guidelines.

    Applications will be considered at any closing date. Visit our Deadlines page for more information.

    Applicants must speak to Screen Tasmania’s Development Manager or Business and Production Investment Manager to discuss their project before submitting an application. Please call Screen Tasmania to arrange a meeting on 03 6165 5070.