SA Film Corporation

Funding Approved

The following is a record of funding which has been approved and contracted by the South Australian Film Corporation since the start of the 2016/17 financial year. Previous years are available in the respective annual reports. This page is updated quarterly with production funding included only once the approved public announcement of SAFC’s funding of the project has been issued.

Career Accelerator Program - Gender Agenda Initiatives

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
Placement LA with Producer Cassian Elwes Gena Ashwell 23/09/2016 $15,000.00
Match-Me - Writer Internship Ruth Estelle 05/01/2017 $6,500.00
Match-Me - Producer Internship Debra Liang 05/01/2017 $6,500.00
Match-Me - Producer Internship Kate Butler 05/01/2017 $6,500.00
Screen Sirens - Final Notice Christine Williams 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - Concrete Kings Julie Byrne 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - The Big Nothing Sophie Morgan 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - A Very Grey Area Melanie Easton 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - All Fall Down Julia de Roeper 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - DAMAGE Madeleine Blackwell 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - The Satellite Anne Johnson 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - Sheeda Kirsty Stark 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - The Grotesques Rachael Wegener 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Screen Sirens - Ten Cent Men Georgie Basey 17/03/2017 $1,500.00
Veronica Buhagiar: Mother Editing Department Internship Veronica Buhagiar 07/11/2017 $2,133.00


Career Accelerator Program

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date approved SAFC approved funding
Coming Home - Documentary - Director's Internship Isaac Lindsay 06/01/2017 $4,620.00
Writer's Room Internship - Screentime Christine Williams 21/02/2017 $2,700.00
Writer's Room Internship (with Pete Monaghan) - Ruby Entertainment Ruth Estelle 23/03/2017 $4,725.00
The Nightingale - Director's Attachment Stephen Packer 28/04/2017 $5,000.00
SBS Diversity Talent Escalator Program - Unicorn Films Joel Brown 02/06/2017 $9,503.50
Grace Beside Me - TV Series- Director's Attachment Dylan Coleman 06/06/2017 $6,000.00
Closer Productions Internship Tilda Cobham-Hervey 28/06/2017 $3,000.00
Placement LA Jodie Kirkbride 15/08/2017 $15,000.00

 

Aboriginal Screen Strategy Initiatives

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
Aboriginal Project Development Grant - Three Great Tribes Donna Abdulla 17/10/2016 $3,000.00
Pirrku Kuu Hub, 2017 Edoardo Crismani 8/02/2017 n/a
Pirrku Kuu Hub, 2017 Kiara Milera 8/02/2017 n/a
Pirrku Kuu Hub, 2017 Michael Crismani 8/02/2017 n/a
Pirrku Kuu Hub, 2017 Joel Brown 8/02/2017 n/a
Cleverman Series 2 - 1st AD Attachment Joel Brown 2/06/2017 $8,859.00
Aboriginal Short Film Production Initiative - Djaambi Joel Brown 8/08/2017 $500.00
Aboriginal Project Development Grant - Freedom Thibul Nettle 20/08/2017 $3,000.00
Aboriginal Project Development Grant - Finding Billy Brown Edoardo Crismani 21/08/2017 $3,000.00
Aboriginal Project Development Grant - Three Great Tribes Donna Abdulla 19/09/2017 $3,000.00
Aboriginal Short Film Production Initiative - A Big Man Isaac Lindsay 21/08/2017 $500.00
Aboriginal Short Film Production Initiative - The Coin Toss Edoardo Crismani 21/08/2017 $500.00
Aboriginal Short Film Production Initiative - Running 62 Zibeon Fielding 21/08/2017 $500.00

 

Matched Market

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Contracting Entity (if applicable) Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
George the Farmer Carmel Travers Essential Media and Entertainment 28/03/2017 $25,000.00
The Ghan Julie Byrne Triptych Pictures Pty Ltd 04/07/2017 $15,000.00
Silver Nomads AKA Driving Matilda Helen Leake Dancing Road Productions Pty Ltd 20/07/2017 $25,000.00
Arclight Spotlight Initiative - Game Over  Albert Jamae   21/07/2017 $5,000.00
Arclight Spotlight Initiative - THE CRUEL EQUATION Sean Lahiff   21/07/2017 $5,000.00
Arclight Spotlight Initiative - Automoton Lucy Campbell   21/07/2017 $5,000.00
Half Full AKA Pub Crawl Julie Byrne Triptych Pictures Pty Ltd 12/09/2017 $15,000.00
The Interpreter Kate Butler KOJO Productions Pty Ltd 26/09/2017 $25,000.00
Death of The Critic Rebecca Summerton Closer Productions Pty Ltd 17/11/2017 $10,000.00

 

SA Writers Grant

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
To Australia, with Love from Afghanistan Fahim Hashimy 05/08/2016 $5,000.00
Requiem Christine Williams 05/08/2016 $20,000.00
The Tree Doctor  Heather Croall 05/08/2016 $20,000.00
Home Again, Home Again Marion Pilowsky 21/02/2017 $20,000.00
Savage Fires Christine Williams 21/02/2017 $20,000.00
Autophobia Paul Gallasch 21/02/2017 $15,000.00
Head  Eddie White 21/02/2017 $20,000.00
Living The Dream  Kevin Kopfstein 21/02/2017 $20,000.00
The Palace of Love, Death and Dreams Scott Hicks 21/02/2017 $20,000.00
Southend Duncan Graham 21/02/2017 $15,000.00
Fat Lady Ash Page 15/09/2017 $20,000.00
Holy Day Andrew Bovell 15/09/2017 $20,000.00
Automaton Lucy Campbell 15/09/2017 $20,000.00
Red Earth Richard Jasek 15/09/2017 $5,000.00
Living the Dream Kevin Kopfstein 15/09/2017 $13,500.00
Sweet Child of Mine Kevin Kopfstein 15/09/2017 $5,000.00

 

Special Initiatives

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Contracting entity (if applicable) Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
Chinese Factual TV - Soccer Swap Paul Ryan 57 Films Pty Ltd 11/04/2017 $13,000.00
AFTRS Talent Camp Christina Alvarez   25/07/2017 $25,000.00
The Big Nothing - Sound Post Production Funds Peter Ninos   10/08/2017 $2,000.00
Lucy and Dic Thomas  Phillips We Made A Thing Pty Ltd 20/12/2017 $4,814.53

 

Short Film Production Grant

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date approved SAFC approved funding
Davi Vic Cocks 23/01/2017 $36,500.00
Fleurieu Lyall Adonis 23/01/2017 $36,500.00
The Way Tom Phillips 23/01/2017 $36,500.00

 

Travel Grants

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
Boys In Trees - Venice and Toronto Film Festivals Sandy Cameron 15/08/2016 $5,500.00
Embrace - Washington DC - hosted by Australian Embassy Taryn Brumfitt 23/08/2016 $3,500.00
Miniambra - Asian Animation Summit in Brisbane Carlos Alberto  Manrique Clavijo 02/09/2016 $3,000.00
Kiki Can Fly - Kidscreen Miami, Florida Murray van den Akker 20/01/2017 $3,500.00
Smashed - Berlin Film Festival Sean Lahiff 20/01/2017 $3,500.00
Tanna - Academy Awards Carolyn Johnson 30/01/2017 $3,500.00
Natalie Miller Foundation - Brilliant Careers Leadership Conference Kate  Butler 08/02/2017 $1,000.00
Natalie Miller Foundation - Brilliant Careers Leadership Conference Sasha Close 08/02/2017 $1,000.00
Natalie Miller Foundation - Brilliant Careers Leadership Conference Gena Ashwell 08/02/2017 $1,000.00
Natalie Miller Foundation - Brilliant Careers Leadership Conference Tess O'Flaherty 08/02/2017 $1,000.00
Natalie Miller Foundation - Brilliant Careers Leadership Conference Kirsty  Stark 08/02/2017 $1,000.00
Natalie Miller Foundation - Brilliant Careers Leadership Conference Kate Croser 08/02/2017 $1,000.00
Tanna - Academy Awards Tania Nehme 15/02/2017 $3,420.00
Australian International Documentary Conference - Virtual Reality Workshop Gilbert Kemp Attrill 22/02/2017 $1,000.00
Australian Writers Guild - Pathways Event - Big Day In Jim  Carroll 03/03/2017 $1,000.00
Australian Writers Guild - Pathways Event - Big Day In  Alex Vickery-Howe 03/03/2017 $1,000.00
Cannes Film Festival and Market Debra Liang 23/03/2017 $3,500.00
Cannes Film Festival and Market Fiona Lanyon 23/03/2017 $3,500.00
After All - Annecy International Animation Film Festival Michael Cusack 23/03/2017 $2,300.00
Miniambra - Stuttgart Animation Market  Carlos Manrique Clavijo 20/04/2017 $1,600.00
Los Angeles - Business Development Gena Ashwell 16/05/2017 $3,500.00
Uku360 - Alternative Realities - Sheffield Documentary Festbval and Market Anton Andreacchio 26/05/2017 $1,600.00
AWGIES attendance Edoardo Crismani 02/08/2017 $1,433.00
Sitges Film Festival and FantasticFest David Ngo 05/09/2017 $3,500.00
C21 TV Summit & Sydney Travel Richard Jasek 15/09/2017 $3,900.00
US Development Travel Kristian Moliere 19/09/2017 $3,500.00
ADG The Business of Directing Workshop Lyall Adonis 26/10/2017 $1,025.00
ADG The Business of Directing Workshop Edoardo Crismani 26/10/2017 $1,025.00
ADG The Business of Directing Workshop Tamara Hardman 26/10/2017 $1,025.00
ADG The Business of Directing Workshop Jack  Sheridan 26/10/2017 $1,025.00
Kerry Heysen - Cambodia Research Travel Grant Kerry Heysen 20/12/2017 $5,500.00


Attachments

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
Sweet Country - Electrics Dept Isaac  Lindsay 7/10/2016 $5,000.00
Sweet Country - Director Kiara Milera 7/10/2016 $5,000.00
Cargo - Onset Camera  Samuel Steinle 29/08/2016 n/a
Cargo - Makeup  Brittany Read 29/08/2016 n/a
Cargo - Accountant  Mahalah O'Malley 29/08/2016 n/a
Cargo - Art Department Thomas Healey 29/08/2016 n/a
Hotel Mumbai - Production Justin Phillis 02/08/2016 n/a
Hotel Mumbai - Director Dimitrios Pouliotis 02/08/2016 n/a
Hotel Mumbai - Video Split Conor McCarron 02/08/2016 n/a
Hotel Mumbai - Art Department Marshall Tearle 02/08/2016 n/a
Rabbit - Costume Assistant Kelly Haines 12/09/2016 n/a
Rabbit - Standby Props Kaitlyn Mosby 12/09/2016 n/a
Wolf Creek TV series 2 - Director Lucy Gale 03/07/2017 n/a
Wolf Creek TV series 2 - Producer Ashleigh  Knott 03/07/2017 n/a
Wolf Creek TV series 2 - Accounts Claire Jones 03/07/2017 n/a
Storm Boy - 1st AD  Stephanie Kemp 31/07/2017 $7,127.00
Storm Boy - Art Department  Jonathon Hyde Neary 10/07/2017 n/a
Storm Boy - Video Split Operator  Chris Daniels 21/07/2017 n/a
 I Am Mother - Directors  Joel Brown 27/09/2017 $7,958.00
The Call Back Art Department  Lauren Murray 30/10/2017 n/a
The Call Back - Production Office  David Tiggemann 30/10/2017 n/a
I Am Mother - Production Coordinator  Andrea Freitas 11/10/2017 n/a
I Am Mother - Art Department  Pip Strauchan 11/10/2017 n/a
I Am Mother - Editing Department  Veronica Buhagiar 11/10/2017 n/a

 

Conference and Market Subsidy

Conference or Market Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
2016 Screen Forever Conference Lorelle Yee 8/09/2016 $6,200.00
2016 National Screenwriters Conference Natasha Ferguson 24/11/2016 $3,380.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Mike  Piper 5/01/2017 $500.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Anne Johnson 5/01/2017 $500.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Dan Clarke 5/01/2017 $500.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Daniela Taddeo 5/01/2017 $500.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Kim Mavromatis 5/01/2017 $500.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Melanie Easton 5/01/2017 $500.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Sam Hardy 5/01/2017 $300.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Rebecca Summerton 5/01/2017 $500.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Matt Bate 5/01/2017 $300.00
2017 Australian International Documentary Conference Mike  Carroll 5/01/2017 $500.00
2017 Screen Forever Conference Matthew Deaner 4/09/2017 $10,000.00


Business Development

Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Contracting Entity (if applicable) Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
Rebecca Summerton Closer Productions Pty Ltd 19/10/2017 $20,000.00
Anna Vincent Southern Light Alliance Pty Ltd 19/10/2017 $20,000.00
Carolyn Johnson Carolyn Johnson Films Pty Ltd 19/10/2017 $10,000.00
David Ngo Projector Films Pty Ltd 19/10/2017 $10,000.00
Kirsty Stark Epic Films Pty Ltd 19/10/2017 $10,000.00
Kristian Moliere Triptych Pictures Pty Ltd 19/10/2017 $10,000.00
Julie Ryan Cyan Film Pty Ltd 19/10/2017 $20,000.00

 

Late Stage Development Grant

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Contracting Entity (if applicable) Date Approved SAFC Approved funding
The Call Back Marion Pilowsky Corner Table Productions Australia Pty Ltd 16/08/2017 $16,400.00
In The Blood Christine Williams Retro Active Films Pty Ltd 12/09/2017 $12,000.00
The Surrender Gena Ashwell Dancing Road Productions Pty Ltd 20/12/2017 $18,644.00

 

TV Producer Partnership

Company Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Contracting entity (if applicable) Date approved SAFC approved funding
Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd Chris Oliver-Taylor Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd 25/09/2017 $250,000.00
Screentime Pty Ltd Robert Campbell Screentime Pty Ltd 25/09/2017 $250,000.00

 

Screen Culture

Business Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Contracting entity (if applicable) Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
Take 2 Action (48 Hour Film Project) Naomi Ebert-Smith Take 2 Action Ltd 21/12/2016 $5,000.00
Australian Writers Guild Annabel Davis Australian Writers Guild 21/12/2016 $10,000.00
Australian Directors Guild Kingston Anderson Australian Directors Guild 21/12/2016 $2,500.00
Australian Cinematographers Society Ernie Clark Australian Cinematographers Society 21/12/2016 $5,000.00
Media Resource Centre Gail Kovatseff Media Resource Centre 1/02/2017 $255,256.00

 

Recce Assistance 

Project Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
Untitled Paddy Macrae 08/01/2017 $5,000.00
Untitled Lisa Shaunessy 19/07/2017 $3,000.00
Back Country Barbara McKissack 7/08/2017 $1,500.00
The Cry Claire Mundell 13/09/2017 $5,000.00
Untitled Julia Corcoran 4/10/2017 $1,815.00
Holy Day Coeli Cutcliffe 14/11/2017 $3,000.00
Untitled  David Taylor 01/12/2017 $5,000.00

 

Sponsorship 

Business Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
2017 Casting Awards Angela Heesom 10/08/2017 $1,500.00
Australian Screen Sound Guild (ASSG) Sponsorship - 2017/2018 FY Leah Katz 1/09/2017 $2,000.00
Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) 2017 Alice Burgin 1/09/2017 $5,000.00
Screen Producers Australia (SPA) 2017 Matthew Deaner 1/09/2017 $7,000.00
Fleurieu Film Festival Alison Alcock 1/09/2017 $2,500.00

 

Production Investment 

Production Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Applicant Entity (if applicable) Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
F*ucking Adelaide Rebecca  Summerton Closer Productions Pty Ltd 25/08/2016 $150,000.00
Brumley's Suitcase Christine  Williams Closer Productions Pty Ltd 07/09/2016 $15,000.00
Going for Gold Clay  Glen Glenpictures Pty Ltd 05/10/2016 $210,000.00
Making A Mark Anna  Vincent Southern Light Alliance Pty Ltd 05/10/2016 $60,000.00
The Still Point Mira  Sulio Budaya Productions  19/10/2016 $20,000.00
I Am Mother Timothy  White Southern Light Alliance Pty Ltd 04/11/2016 $650,000.00
Storm Boy  Matthew   Street Ambience Entertainment Pty Ltd 28/11/2016 $1,500,000.00
From Under the Rubble Anne  Tsoulis Shining Light Productions 07/12/2016 $30,000.00
The Call Back Marion  Pilowsky Corner Table Productions Pty Ltd 01/02/2017 $300,000.00
Wolf Creek TV - Series 2  Kerrie  Mainwaring Screentime Pty Ltd 03/03/2017 $618,673.00
Speed Paul  Ryan 57 Films 16/03/2017 $200,000.00
Top End Wedding  Kylie Fresne Goalpost Pictures Pty Ltd 31/05/2017 $350,000.00
Unboxed Rebecca Elliott Unboxed Films Pty Ltd 23/08/2017 $40,000.00
Lessons from a Middle Class  Artist Rebecca Elliott Rebel Leader Pty Ltd 23/08/2017 $40,000.00

 

Post Production Grant

Production Name Applicant First Name Applicant Last Name Applicant Entity (if applicable) Date Approved SAFC Approved Funding
I Am Mother Timothy White Mother Film Holdings Pty Ltd 3/08/2016 $100,000.00
Thor: Ragnarok Tony Clark Rising Sun Pictures Pty Ltd  7/12/2016 $150,000.00