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2018-19 Financial Year

Funding approvals - June 2018

In June 2018 Screen Tasmania invested $45 350 into the development of three new projects through its Originate funding program.

Family Arrangements – 8 x 60 minute television drama series ($15 000)

Production company: Millennium Pictures Pty Limited
Writer/Producer: Posie Graeme Evans
Writers: Franz Docherty and Belinda Bradley 

This series centres around the disappearance of a florist, Rose Seeder, and follows her family members as they try to keep the shop running amid the discovery of an astonishing secret.

Musquito – feature film ($18 350)

Production company: Pictures in Paradise Pty. Ltd.
Producer: Chris Brown
Writer/Director: Dylan River
Writer: Nathan Maynard
Script Editor: Ranald Allan

This feature film details the life of Musquito, an Aboriginal warrior who fought against the white colonists during the Black Wars in Van Diemen’s Land.

The World Beneath – feature film ($12 000)

Production Company: Happening Films Pty. Ltd.
Producers: Fiona McConaughy and Jannine Barnes
Writers: Franz Docherty and Belinda Bradley 
Script Editor: Ranald Allan

The World Beneath is based on the award-winning novel of the same name. It portrays a story of survival set against the unpredictable landscape of Tasmania.