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

LENNIE
Arenamedia Pty Limited
Approved Program: Development on Demand
THE VARIATIONS
Film Art Media 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
BENNY’S GAME
Steven Arriagada
Approved Program: Project Development
SHELTER
Nora Niasari
Approved Program: Project Development
CARMENTA
Holly Alexander & Marisa Nathar
Approved Program: Project Development
CRAZY FUN PARK
Werner Film Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
PARKED
Princess Pictures Holdings Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
SURVIVING SUMMER
Werner Film Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
JUDETH
Invisible Republic Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
CARTAGENA
Causeway Films Hq Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
FIVE BEDROOMS
Hoodlum Active Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Matt Cameron - MediaXChange’s Showrunner Exchange
Approved Program: Development on Demand
Jane Allen - MediaXChange’s Showrunner Exchange
Jane Allen
Approved Program: Development on Demand
KUPA PITI
Carver Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Development on Demand
MY BOY JAYCE
Gecko Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
Get Out of Here
Quadraphonic Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
Sammy J & Randy In The Mighty Murray
Sticky Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
Balwyn Calling
CJZ
Approved Program: On Demand Television
M4M
Damian Hill
Approved Program: On Demand Features
PRIMAL SCREAMS: THE FUN OF FEAR
Lester Francois
Approved Program: Documentary Development
THE SOUND OF THE SEEKERS
Ruby Entertainment Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
AUSTRALIANS ON THE CROISETTE
John Doggett-Williams
Approved Program: Documentary Development
MILKMAN
Carver FIlms Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
LIKE MY BROTHER
Good Thing Production Company Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
PALAZZO DI COZZO
Film Camp Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Dingo
Bentley Dean
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
The Cameleer
Farmhand Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
FAREWELL TOUR
Renegade Films (Australia) Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
THE PRINCESS AND THE BEAR
Matthewswood Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
My Zombie Pet
Paddle Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
THE SECRET LIVES OF DRESSES
Sense & Cents - Ability Pty. Ltd.
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
20 YEARS OF SNOW
Southern Light Alliance Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
Seeker
Screen Invaders Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
Please Just F**k Off, It’s Our Turn Now
Mashup Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development on Demand
AFTERMATH - Beyond the Firestorm
Renegade Films (Australia) Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development on Demand
The Riddle of The AE1
Sensible Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development on Demand
THE INHERITANCE
Aquarius Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
CLOAK
Chelsea Cassio
Approved Program: On Demand Television
Packing Death
December Media Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
Elise McCredie - MediaXChange’s Showrunner Exchange
Elise McCredie
Approved Program: On Demand Television
Giula Sandler - MediaXChange’s Showrunner Exchange
Giula Sandler
Approved Program: On Demand Television
All My Friends Are Extremists
Racer Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development on Demand
No Red Flags
DD & B Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development on Demand
FLATS
Princess Pictures Holdings Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
When The Sky Fell Down - The Myth of Guy Bourdin
Falling Skies Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development on Demand
THE BURIAL
Renegade Films (Australia) Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
THE GIRLS
Jason Byrne Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
GOLD
Rogue Star Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
POLLYANNA’S WISH
Forest Grove Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
The Television Event
Jeff Daniels
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Art Attack on the Great Firewall of China
Identity Films and Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Museum on the Seam
Sherine Salama
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Forgotten Places
Wildbear Entertainment Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
No Time For Quiet
Samantha Dinning
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Ground Zero
Fairtrade Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Custody
Tess Hutson
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Golden Periods
Big Stories Company Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Delinquent Angel
Waterbyrd Filmz Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
Gordafarid
Unicorn Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
MUSTANGS FC SEASON 2
Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
NOWHERE BOYS SERIES 4
Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
LITTLE ACORNS
Pocket TV Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
THE LISTIES TELEPORTALOO
Bob Pictures Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
TIGRESS
Sense & Centsability Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
M4M
Damian Philip Hill
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
THE CAMELEER
Farmhand Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
CALL ME CARMEN
Phoenix Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
MEMOIR OF A SNAIL
Chunky Wonky Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
CHANTOU
Happening Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
THE COMING BACK OUT BALL
CBOB Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
BLACK AS SERIES TWO
Rebel Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development on Demand
SWIMMING OUTSIDE THE FLAGS
Film Art Media Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
CAN’T STOP, WON’T STOP
GameLoading
Approved Program: Documentary Development
ARIEL’S PRISON
Geoffrey Smith
Approved Program: Documentary Development
GREENIES
360 Degree Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
UKU360
Natureel Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG
Porchlight Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
NOWHERELAND
Princess Pictures Holdings Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
EVERGREEN
Ruby Entertainment Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
UNTITLED PETER CARSTAIRS PROJECT
Southern Light Alliance Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
RUN RABBIT RUN
Carver Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
THE INHERITANCE
Aquarius Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
THE GOOD THING
Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
GEORGE LAZENBY - THE MAN WHO WOULDN’T BE BOND
KMUNICATIONS PTY LTD
Approved Program: On Demand Features
LITTLE J & BIG CUZ - SERIES 2
Ned Lander Media Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
JUDETH
Michael Kratochvil
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
ODD
JILLIAN MOYLAN
Approved Program: Feature Film Development
POOR BOY
Wildheart Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
THE BIGGEST ESTATE ON EARTH
LM Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
SOME SCENES OBJECTIONABLE
Wildbear Entertainment Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
ISLANDS VR
Vrtov Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
MEETING THE BARTLETTS
Unicorn Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: Documentary Development
TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG
Porchlight Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
SUNSHINE
Essential Media and Entertainment Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
Deadlock
Every Cloud Productions Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Television
The Adventures of Talia
Sunjive Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
Relic
Carver Films Pty Ltd
Approved Program: On Demand Features
In Jerusalem
Forgery Films
Approved Program: On Demand Features