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The SAFC supports web, interactive and gaming productions and creatives as part of its commitment to supporting and developing all sectors of the South Australian screen industry.

Games Innovation Fund
Image: Concept art for Box Knight: Bash by We Made a Thing Studios

The SAFC Games Innovation Fund aims to support the progress of outstanding, original and creative games for production in South Australia. All games must be intended for public release.

Games Innovation funding supports the following:

  • Serious games;
  • Educational games;
  • Narrative and non-narrative format games;
  • Games with global audiences.

What is on offer?

The maximum amount applicants can apply for is $25,000. Funds are made available as a grant. The SAFC may not be able to fully fund all stages of development. Innovation funds should be viewed as a subsidy and other sources of funding should be considered.

Key dates

Applications have now closed.

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How can I apply?

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

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

For more information, including eligibility requirements, evaluation criteria and application instructions, download the guidelines (linked above).

Main image: Artists working at Adelaide Studios based agency Monkeystack.

Games Innovation Fund Recipients

Six South Australian game developers were announced in November 2019 as the inaugural recipients of the State Government’s $300,000 Games Innovation Fund – find out more about them.

Image: Rooftop Renegade, by Melonhead Games