Screen Forever: Screen Producers Australia Conference
For over 30 years, the Screen Producers Australia (SPA) conference has championed the talent, passion and achievements of the Australian screen industry, providing a vital forum for discussion and debate on the issues and challenges that affect all screen businesses.
Each year attendees include key Australian and international industry practitioners involved in all aspects of producing, distributing and financing screen content. The three-day program offers a mix of networking events, keynote addresses, panel discussions, pitching opportunities and the SPA Connect marketplace.
The 2019 Screen Forever: Screen Producers Conference will be held in Melbourne from 12 to 14 November.
What is on offer?
The South Australian Film Corporation is pleased to support up to 10 South Australian screen practitioners to attend the Screen Forever Conference, Melbourne, 12-14 November 2019.
To support a strong South Australian practitioner presence, the SAFC will provide successful applicants with funding equivalent to 50% reduction of the conference registration fee. Registration fees may vary depending on the applicant’s membership of SPA, or other industry guilds. Successful applicants will be required to enter into a grant agreement with the SAFC and provide an acquittal report outlining their outcomes in attending the conference.
The SAFC is committed to supporting increased participation in the industry of people from under-represented groups including women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, practitioners from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, those Deaf or with disability, from LGBTQIA+ communities and from regional and remote areas.
In alignment with these policies, practitioners from the ATSI community, regional or remote areas or those requiring additional access support are strongly encouraged to contact a Funding Officer to discuss the potential for additional funding to support travel and accommodation costs.
Applicants are required to discuss their applications with a SAFC Funding Officer prior to applying.
Submit your application through the SAFC's online grant portal
Before you apply, please download and read the guidelines (linked above) and make sure you are familiar with the SAFC's Terms of Trade
Applications close 2 Septembert 2019 at midnight.
Successful applicants will be notified on September 6.
Where can I find out more?
Please contact Funding Support Officer, Jess Cahill on 08 8394 2029 or SAFC.Programs@safilm.com.au