Screenwest announces $150K for three innovative new projects through the On-Demand Content Fund
Screenwest is pleased to announce three projects will receive a share of over $150,000 in production funding through the latest On-Demand Content Fund round.
The On-Demand Content Fund provides production funding for online, interactive, virtual reality and/or multi-platform projects with a well-defined narrative, intended for a national and/or international audience. Two online series and an augmented reality project were selected to be funded as part of this exciting funding initiative.
Screenwest Development and Production Executive Franziska Wagenfeld said, “It has been brilliant to see such a diverse range of projects that demonstrate unique and creative storytelling submitted to the on-demand fund.”
Letters of Offer have been issued to the following projects.
On-Demand Content Fund Recipients
GIRL LIKE YOU
- 6 X 10 Minute Online Documentary Series
- Production Company: Rush Films
- Producer: Cody Greenwood
- Director / Writer: Samantha Marlowe, Frances Elliott
- Executive Producers: Aidan O’Bryan, Janelle Landers
Synopsis: Over four years, a young woman watches her lover transition from male to female; adjusting to new breasts and hips, incredible mood swings, as well as coming to terms with her own evolving sexuality.
- 7 x 12 minutes Online Drama Series – Dramedy
- Production Company: Cockatoo Colab
- Creator: Bec Bignell
- Executive Producer: James Grandison, Robert Patterson
- Director: Socratis Otto
Synopsis: A dynamic duo gives the country‐image a facelift in a shed show that raises the town’s exposure and a few eyebrows.
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
- Augmented Reality Experience
- Production Company: Sutu Eats Flies
- Producers: Ali Lucker & Mateo Rodriguez
- Director: Stuart Campbell
- Tech Developer/Support: Lukasz Karluk
A mobile Augmented Reality experience that transforms the user’s live selfie video into a dynamic digital story adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray.
On-Demand Content Fund
The On-Demand Content Fund provides production funding for online, interactive, virtual reality and/or multi-platform projects with a well-defined narrative, intended for a national and/or international audience.
More information on this fund is available on the On-Demand Content Fund page of the Screenwest website.
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