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Screen Australia Funding Workshop

Screen Australia Funding Workshop

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  • What: An introduction to Screen Australia’s funding programs and processes
  • Who: Veronica Gleeson and Tim Philips
  • Where: Screen Tasmania (Level 4, 22 Elizabeth St, Hobart)
  • When: Monday, 29 October 2012 (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, 30 October 2012 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm) one-on-one sessions*
  • RSVP essential to


*Please book your spot early as there are only 12 places available for the one-on-one sessions.


Do you want to find out how to make your project more competitive and increase your chance of securing Screen Australia funding?
Have you made a short film and want to know what Screen Australia offers for the next step on your career pathway?
Are you developing a documentary, feature film, or digital media project and want to know which fund to apply for and how to meet Screen Australia’s eligibility criteria?

Do you want an opportunity to pitch/discuss your project with a Screen Australia executive and to be able to pick up the phone and ring Screen Australia and know the person you are talking to and better still – they know you?
Then this session is for you!

Screen Australia is the federal government’s screen agency providing funding for feature film, documentary, television drama, multiplatform content, professional development and marketing support. Additionally Screen Australia offers a development initiative called ‘Springboard’ that is designed to provide a pathway for short filmmakers with a feature film script to progress into long form feature film development and production.

Screen Australia is a critical piece in the development and financing puzzle of most production activity in Australia. This is a fantastic opportunity for Tasmanian content creators to get on Screen Australia’s radar.

Screen Australia Executives are coming down to Hobart this month to give a two hour presentation outlining their funding programs and processes. Additionally, Veronica and Tim will be available for individual half hour meetings to discuss your projects, professional career plans, Springboard or provide further detail on funding programs and initiatives.

Veronica Gleeson

Senior Development Executive, Feature and Professional Development -  Veronica Gleeson  
Veronica is a script developer, writer and script assessor. She previously worked as a Development Executive at Icon Shanahan Films and Screen NSW and regularly consulted for funding agencies, independent producers, screenwriters and directors. Veronica is the recipient of the Rotterdam Film Festival Young Critics Traineeship and an Australia Council award for emerging talent. She holds a Masters in Creative Writing from UTS and has also worked as a film reviewer and journalist.   


Tim Phillips

Investment Manager, Drama - Tim Phillips  
Tim was Legal and Business Affairs Manager at the Australian Children's Television Foundation where he had responsibility for advising on all aspects of the ACTF's production, funding, distribution and licensing activities. Tim has also worked as an intellectual property lawyer at Minter Ellison, advising media and online businesses, and as a strategist for media buying company emitch Ltd.