The 2015-16 Wrap Up

Celebrating the achievements and highlights of an impressive year for the Victorian screen industry.

The Big Picture

Through Film Victoria’s production funding and incentive programs we supported 67 film, television and games projects that commenced production in Victoria in 2015/16. These projects spent an estimated $172.9 million in the State and generated 8,068 additional employment opportunities for Victorians. The funding commitment for some projects was made in 2014/15.

For full details on projects and activities supported and delivered in 2015-16 view the Annual Report.

Feature films

We supported 20 feature films that commenced production or post production in Victoria in 2015/16, leveraging $50.2 million in production expenditure. Six of these films were feature documentaries and 14 were fiction features, of which seven were supported to undertake post production and/or visual effects only.

Television

We supported 28 television projects that commenced production in Victoria in 2015/16, leveraging $119.9 million of expenditure in the State. Of these projects, seven were factual projects and 21 were scripted drama, comedy, children’s and animation projects.

Games

We supported 19 games projects that moved into production in 2015/16, leveraging $2.8 million in Victoria.

Connecting with Audiences

Film and television projects we supported received over 132.6 million Australian views on free-to-air and pay television or at the cinema in 2015/16.

Industry Events and Activities

More than 2.831 million people engaged in screen culture activities supported by Film Victoria during 2015/16

A total of 67 film, television and games projects commenced production with investment support from Film Victoria, delivering $172.9 million of production expenditure to the State. This is an excellent result which signals stability and confidence in the Victorian screen industry.

Ian Robertson President, Film Victoria

The Victorian screen industry proved to be a hub of production activity in 2015/16, as demonstrated by the $172.9 million of leveraged expenditure in the State from productions supported by Film Victoria.

Jenni Tosi CEO, Film Victoria

Screen Industry Highlights 2015-16

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An extraordinary range of television, comedy, drama, documentary, feature film and games was produced in Victoria in 2015-16, delighting local and international audiences.

Industry Events and Activities 2015-16

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Supporting and promoting screen culture is one of Film Victoria’s core priorities, providing the general public with opportunities to appreciate a wider range of screen content than they may otherwise access.