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First Nations Project Development

Applications open all year.

First Nations Project Development funding assists Western Australian First Nations screen practitioners and production companies by providing funding assistance towards project development. The applicant must be a First Nations Western Australian Resident.

Guidelines

Application Materials

Required Reading

How to Apply

Download and complete the application form. Applications can be emailed to funding@screenwest.com.au.

Applicants should forward all required application materials in a single email. Application materials are not to be emailed directly to individual staff members.

For emails larger than 8MB, send through Screenwest’s Hightail Account.

First Nations Practitioner Development

Applications open all year.

First Nations Practitioner Development funding assists Western Australian resident First Nations screen practitioners and production companies by providing funding assistance towards professional career and production company development opportunities.

Guidelines

Application Materials

Required Reading

How to Apply

Download and complete the application form. Applications can be emailed to funding@screenwest.com.au.

Applicants should forward all required application materials in a single email. Application materials are not to be emailed directly to individual staff members.

For emails larger than 8MB, send through Screenwest’s Hightail Account.

First Nations Low Budget Television Fund

Applications open all year.

Screenwest can provide limited funding for First Nations low budget television productions that are being commissioned for a national television broadcaster. Screenwest can provide funding of up to $25,000 to First Nations Western Australian resident screen practitioners and production companies.

Screenwest encourages First Nations screen practitioners to apply under the most appropriate funding initiative. This may not be a First Nations funding program.

Guidelines

Application Form

Required Reading

How to Apply

Download and complete the application form. Applications can be emailed to funding@screenwest.com.au.

Applicants should forward all required application materials in a single email. Application materials are not to be emailed directly to individual staff members.

For emails larger than 8MB, send through Screenwest’s Hightail Account.

Resources for First Nations Filmmakers

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