Indigenous screen creatives announced for Bunya Talent Incubator (14 November, 2019)November 14 2019
Eight teams of Indigenous producers, writers and directors from South Australia and Northern Territory will develop their ideas for new web series, TV series and feature films with industry experts at an exciting new workshop in Adelaide next week.
The Bunya Productions Creative Talent Incubator, supported by Screen Australia’s Enterprise Business and Ideas Program and the South Australian Film Corporation, is a three-day workshop especially for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander screen creatives being held in Adelaide from November 29 to December 1.
The three-day intensive features a bespoke program of masterclasses and one-to-one mentoring with experienced industry practitioners, with the aim of identifying and harnessing talent for film, TV and digital outcomes, and to advance the story ideas and skills of emerging and mid-career Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander practitioners.
The successful applicants chosen to attend the incubator are:
- Darren Harris, Writer/Director
Eastern Arrernte and Mirning Nation
- Rebecca Wessels, Writer/Director
- Edoardo Crismani, Writer/Director
- Judith Nangala Crispin, Producer
- Joshua Trevorrow, Writer/Producer
- Viviana Petyarre, Writer
- Robyn Ravenna, Co-Writer
- Marika Davies, Writer/Director
- Kiara Milera, Writer
- Josef Egger, Writer/Director
The Bunya Productions Creative Talent Incubator is part of Centralised, a new initiative between founding partners the South Australian Film Corporation & Adelaide Studios, Screen Territory, Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF), AFTRS Indigenous (Australian Film, Television & Radio School), ABC and NITV, to deliver development and production initiatives that will creatively link the North and South of Central Australia by delivering opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander screen creatives.
Centralised encourages screen storytelling, practitioner and audience development in South Australia and the Northern Territory, with an emphasis on collaboration that crosses state borders.
To find out more about Centralised, click here.