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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.
Time Critical Shooting supports shoots for essential material that must be gathered before a project’s official production schedule.
Applicants need to demonstrate the strong likelihood of the project proceeding to production.
Projects must be intended for production or postproduction in NSW.
Prior to completing your application, the relevant guidelines should be read in conjunction with the Terms of Trade.
Closing Dates - June 30th 2020.
The Time Critical Shooting Fund is open all year round.
However we close & refresh these rounds at the end of every financial year (June 30th) and open the next day (July 1st). Any unsubmitted applications from the previous year will need to be re-entered into the new form.
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The Time Critical fund provides funding for factual and documentary television or web programs and series.
We do not fund:
*For further guidance on the distinction between infotainment, lifestyle, magazine programs and documentary/factual programs refer to the advice on Screen Australia’s website.
Screen NSW general eligibility requirements can be found in the Screen NSW Terms of Trade which should be read in conjunction with these guidelines.
Applicants will generally be a NSW-based Key Creative, individual or company.
If you are not based in NSW you must:
Teams generally need to include a Key Creative with credits in a relevant genre. If your team does not have these credits, please provide other information demonstrating that you have the relevant market knowledge and relationships.
Screen NSW is committed to supporting increased participation in the industry of people from under- represented groups including women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from CaLD backgrounds, people with disability, LGBTQI people, people from western Sydney and people from regional NSW. Priority will be given to teams including people from under-represented groups.
Your application will be assessed against the following criteria: