Funding for Development

Development funding supports Victorian writers and producers to develop high quality, marketable, content for Australian and international audiences. 

Development

Project Development supports Victorian producers and writers to develop narrative fiction or documentary projects for any release platform including cinema, television, online and VR.

More experienced producers and writers may be eligible to apply for the Development On Demand program. 

Recent Development Funding Decisions

LIFE. AFTER
Werner Film Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
EDEN
Easy Tiger Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
THE DEMON PARADE
PERNICKETY SPLIT PTY LTD
Approved Program: Development on Demand
WICKED WOMEN
HAYLEY ADAMS
Approved Program: Development on Demand
EVERYTHING IS FINE
HANNAH MOORE
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Insomniacs
DISTURBING NOTIONS PRODUCTIONS PTY LTD
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Common Ground
Cathartic Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
1800 COOKED
Laura DiMaio
Approved Program: Project Development
FIVE BEDROOMS - SEASON THREE
Hoodlum Active Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Stan Comedy Fund
Annie Thiele, Eugénie Muggleton, Jemma Cotter, Rohan D'Souza
Approved Program: The Stan & Film Victoria Comedy Fund
Stan Comedy Fund
Gristmill Pty. Ltd.
Approved Program: The Stan & Film Victoria Comedy Fund
Stan Comedy Fund
Penelope Chai
Approved Program: The Stan & Film Victoria Comedy Fund
Stan Comedy Fund
Major International Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: The Stan & Film Victoria Comedy Fund
Aluk
Sam Hewison
Approved Program: Project Development
Born To Stand Out
Kimberly Summer
Approved Program: Project Development
Jewish Singles In The Snow
Joshua Ben-Moshe
Approved Program: Project Development
Lighten My Load
Gristmill Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
Pain & Prejudice
Arenamedia
Approved Program: Project Development
SAme Same but Different
Daniel King
Approved Program: Project Development
Spreadsheet Champions
Kristina Kraskov
Approved Program: Project Development
The Alt-Right Addiction
Nicola Castle
Approved Program: Project Development
Unhowsed
Richard Moore
Approved Program: Project Development
S.O.S.
Elisa Argenzio
Approved Program: Development on Demand
IN THE CLEARING
Wooden Horse Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
BILLIE B BROWN
720 CREATIVE PTY LTD / FREMANTLEMEDIA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
Approved Program: Development on Demand
MEMOIR OF A SNAIL
ARENAMEDIA PTY LIMITED
Approved Program: Development on Demand
RETROGRADE
ORANGE ENTERTAINMENT PTY LTD
Approved Program: Development on Demand
HOOP!
PRINCESS PICTURES HOLDINGS PTY LTD
Approved Program: Development on Demand
CRAZY FUN PARK
Werner Film Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
ATTEMPTS
Matchbox Pictures
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Aleph
PORCHLIGHT FILMS PTY LTD
Approved Program: Pitch to Pilot
Bad behaviour
MATCHBOX PRODUCTIONS PTY LTD
Approved Program: Pitch to Pilot
The Backroom
Fatima Mawas and Angela Dix
Approved Program: Pitch to Pilot
West Gate
Westside Pictures PTY LTD and Good Thing Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Pitch to Pilot
Where Songs Began - Australia’s Lyrebird
DNX Media Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Cheat!
Good Thing Productions Company Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Revenge: My Dad The Nazi Killer
Identity Films And Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Australia’s African Founders
Chemical Media Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Cloud Nine
Michele Lee
Approved Program: Project Development
My Friend Anxiety
Robot Army Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
Remembrance
Studiobento Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
Caper’ble
Kmunications Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
Mental
Robot Army Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
The Dead Eye and The Deep Blue Sea
Ben Pederick
Approved Program: Project Development
Tea Uglow: Experimental Person In Charge
Jo de Fina
Approved Program: Project Development
Off Country
Brown Cabs Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
Cleaning Trauma
Walking Fish Productions
Approved Program: Project Development
Change My Mind
1440 Productions
Approved Program: Project Development
I May As Well Be Dead
Gristmill Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
THE SECRET LIVES OF DRESSES
Sense & Centsability Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
DRUM WAVE
Carver Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
VOICES IN DEEP
Small Village Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Untitled
Film Camp Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Undercover
Adam Farrington-Williams
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Imagine Impact Australia Lab 2020
Imagine Impact Australia Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Industry Development
CHANTOU
Happening Films Pty. Ltd.
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Robert Stigwood Presents
Mark Hartley
Approved Program: Development on Demand
A Place to Stand
Tess Hutson
Approved Program: Development on Demand
The Universe Looks Down
Unicorn Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Koala
Stephen Amezdroz
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Five Bedrooms Season 2
Hoodlum Active Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Byrd & Novak
Ned Lander Media Pty Limited
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Home Owners
Declan Greene
Approved Program: Project Development
No One Tells You
Dannika Horvat
Approved Program: Project Development
Vesna
Green Productions South Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
One More Shot
Truce Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
The Shahab Shiri Show
Parisa Latifi
Approved Program: Project Development
Superdome
Carver Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
Francesca, You, Me
Catherine Green
Approved Program: Project Development
Death of a Shaman
Dan Jackson
Approved Program: Project Development
A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of The Piano in Australia
Film Camp Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
Life After Juvie
Marhaba Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Project Development
Sam Voutas - PostScript & Direct 2019
Sam Voutas
Approved Program: MIFF 37°South: PostScript & Direct
Juliet Porter - PostScript & Direct 2019
Juliet Porter
Approved Program: MIFF 37°South: PostScript & Direct
Jules Duncan - PostScript & Direct 2019
Jules Duncan
Approved Program: MIFF 37°South: PostScript & Direct
Josh Sakareassen - PostScript & Direct 2019
Josh Sakareassen
Approved Program: MIFF 37°South: PostScript & Direct
Jordan Prosser - PostScript & Direct 2019
Jordan Prosser
Approved Program: MIFF 37°South: PostScript & Direct
The Cameleer
Farmhand Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
The Helen Bidou Show
Guesswork Television Pty. Ltd.
Approved Program: Development on Demand
A Pilgrimage Into Tibet
Mark Gould
Approved Program: Development on Demand
The Children in the Pictures
DMX Media Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Phil Liggett: The Voice of Cycling
Waterbyrd Filmz Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
The Loyal
Berg Shanley Productions
Approved Program: The Stan & Film Victoria Comedy Fund
Mycroft & Watts
Small Cow Productions Pty. Ltd.
Approved Program: The Stan & Film Victoria Comedy Fund
Imbroglio
Monster & Bear Pty Ltd
Approved Program: The Stan & Film Victoria Comedy Fund
Blockchain
Dan Jackson
Approved Program: The Stan & Film Victoria Comedy Fund
Terror Australis
Good Thing Productions Company Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Nowhereland
Princess Pictures Holdings Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Little J & Big Cuz Season 3
Ned Lander Media Pty Limited
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Carbon: An Unauthorised Biography
Genepool Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
The Kids
6 Seasons Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
LENNIE
Arenamedia Pty Limited
Approved Program: Development on Demand
THE VARIATIONS
Film Art Media Pty. Ltd.
Approved Program: Development on Demand
The Margaret Dupre Story
Indian Pacific Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
THE FUTURE IS NOW
Mondo Studio Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
GUESTS
Meleesha Bardolia
Approved Program: Project Development
Syndicates
Steven Arriagada
Approved Program: Project Development
SHELTER
Nora Niasari
Approved Program: Project Development
CARMENTA
Holly Alexander & Marisa Nathar
Approved Program: Project Development
Mustangs FC Season 3
Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand