We acknowledge the Aboriginal people of what is now called New South Wales and value their ongoing connections to country, community and culture that have existed across millennia.
We celebrate through these connections, Aboriginal cultural strength, resilience and contemporary creativity.
We respect the role that Aboriginal creatives play in contribution to a deeper sense of identity and place through sharing knowledge, skills and stories and the important role that Aboriginal Elders are in guiding this process.
MADE IN NSW MADE IN NSW -TV Drama supports the attraction of significant international and domestic feature film and major TV drama production to NSW.
The program will create a pipeline of high-end screen production in NSW and build on the success of previous investment. The program will focus its investment in new film and TV projects that:
The MADE IN NSW – TV DRAMA fund recognises the potential for major Australian TV drama series to:
Throughout this period there will be several rounds in which projects will be assessed. These rounds will align with Create NSW Production Finance Rounds.
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This fund will support TV drama production, by NSW based companies, that has the potential to travel internationally, reach new audiences by premiering on digital platforms and play to large audiences via traditional media outlets.
Eligible projects will be must-see, event TV with the potential for returning series and have a prime-time slot on Australian TV - either free to air or via subscription channels and online platforms.
Applications for production funding will be assessed considering:
Applicants must discuss their project with the Director, Sector Investment prior to submitting an application.
Note: If you intend on applying to both the Made in NSW – TV Drama Fund and the Regional Filming Fund for your project, please submit these applications concurrently.
Note also: Applicants should check the contracting timeframes of all funding agencies whose contributions appear in their finance plan, and build these timeframes into their schedule for closing and cashflow.