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Art Bites initiative announced with ABC and Screen Australia
04 December 2015
National ABC and Screen Australia initiative set to foster arts for the next generation.
ABC Television and Screen Australia are pleased to announce their joint commitment to supporting Australian arts content with an exciting new initiative, Art Bites, that’s set to uncover fresh, engaging and entertaining arts series from emerging Australian filmmakers.
States and territories nationally have pledged support for the initiative, including Film Victoria, Screen Queensland, Screen Tasmania, Screen Territory, ScreenWest and the South Australian Film Corporation committing additional support to emerging filmmakers from their respective states.
With grants totaling at least $200,000 available, the initiative will fund four 6 x 5 minute web series that will premiere on the new ABC Arts channel on iview. In addition, each project selected will have the mentoring support from a digital Arts Commissioning Editor and an Investment Development Manager appointed by ABC and Screen Australia.
Read the full media release here.
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