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Frequency Initiative for Screen

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Making an Application

The Frequency Initiative is a new $240,000 podcast program from Create NSW and Screen NSW in partnership with Audible, the world’s largest producer and provider of original spoken word entertainment and audiobooks, will support the development of up to eight new Australian stories from established and emerging NSW storytellers across various genres.

Create NSW and Screen NSW have joined forces with Audible to fund storytelling beyond the screen, the page and stage into bold spoken audio narratives. Successful applicants will receive up to $30,000 towards the development of a podcast.

Grant recipients will have the opportunity for their projects to be considered for Audible's original content program.

Create NSW and Screen NSW are committed to supporting NSW artists, practitioners and arts and cultural workers to tell NSW stories.

Frequency Initiative Dates

Applications Open: Friday 9 October 2020

Applications Close: Thursday 12 November 2020 at 5pm AEDST

Applications may be submitted at any time during this period.

Funding Amount

You can apply for up to $30,000 towards your podcast.


Your scheduled activity cannot commence while your application is being assessed.

Your activity must not begin before 28 February 2021 and must be completed by 31 December 2021.

Refer to the Frequency Initiatives Guidelines for more details.

You can also contact a Screen NSW staff member if you need any advice between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday:

Contact Screen NSW

Telephone: (02) 8289 6417