SAFC's Gender Agenda, a comprehensive suite of initiatives designed to address the gender imbalance in the industry and drive established and emerging South Australian female practitioners forward into the next phase of their career. The initiatives, which focus on a number of areas including leadership, mentorship, attachments and workshops, are in response to the data demonstrating that women in the screen industries globally and in Australia are still significantly underrepresented in key creative roles.
Placement LA Program - 3 September 2018
The Placement LA Program as part of SAFC’s Career Accelerator will provide an outstanding opportunity for one South Australian women producer to be mentored by a producer or production company in Los Angeles.
Match Me - Due Wednesday, 1st November 2017
The Match-Me Mentorship Program, as part of SAFC’s Career Accelerator, will provide emerging South Australian women screen practitioners the opportunity to be mentored by some of Australia’s established screen content makers and Heads of Department.
Over a one year period, mentees will be connected with an individual mentor – a film and television executive or Head of Department (HOD) in their chosen field - to further develop the mentee's professional expertise as they move toward to the next phase of their career.
The Match-Me Mentorship Program can be either project or career plan specific.
who is eligible?
Applicants are expected to be:
- female resident in South Australia;
- have at least 2 short film credits in the area they wish to be mentored in;
- is not a full time student.
Women working in crew roles are encouraged to apply.
what is on offer?
It is anticipated each mentorship will last one year. The mentorship will consist of one face-to-face meeting with the mentor in their city (if interstate) and other interactions as agreed.
Applicants may apply to the Match-Me Mentorship program with their mentor already secured.
The Program is designed to match ONE mentor to ONE mentee. SAFC will provide up to four mentorships over one year.
Submissions close Wednesday, 1st November 2017
PLEASE NOTE: Your Application Form will expire 30 days after receiving the confirmation email to your custom form. You must submit you application within 30 days or your data will be lost.