SA Film Corporation

Short Film Fund

There is a recognition of short film making as a strong pathway for the growth of a professional and viable filmmaking career.  

A partnership between the South Australian Film Corporation, the Adelaide Film Festival and Panavision, the Short Film Fund aims to further drive the growth of the South Australian screen industry by supporting emerging key creatives to find their authorial voice and further develop their craft. The fund seeks daring and unique screen stories be explored and told, with the selected shorts to premiere at the 2020 Adelaide Film Festival, further elevating the careers of the participants.

The funding pool is $100,000, from which we aim to fund 2-3 proposals. The maximum amount applicants can apply for is $50,000. 


Short Film Fund Guidelines


Submit your application through the SAFC’s online grant portal.

Before you apply, please make sure you are familiar with SAFC’s Terms of Trade.

Applications close 4 November 2019, 11.59pm ACST.

Successful applicants will be notified Monday 2nd December 2019.


Contact Nara Wilson on 08 8394 2020 or