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Industry Development - Hosting Events / Sponsored Conferences / Short Courses 2023-2024

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Guidelines - Summary

The Industry Development program develops the skills of Tasmanian screen practitioners, recognising that highly-skilled professionals are vital for the long-term growth of the screen industry in Tasmania. It provides support for experienced practitioners to attend interstate and international markets and events, and also provides for both structured and ad-hoc inbound training and limited support of events with significant professional development aspects.

The 'screen industry' includes game and interactive media developers.

To read the full Industry Development Guidelines, clickhere. To read Screen Tasmania's General Guidelines, clickhere and Terms of Trade, click here.


Eligible activities or events may include:

  • Hosting seminars, professional development courses/workshops or similar training programs. For small organisations, this is capped at $2 500 per event or $ 5 000 per organisation for a series of events in a financial year. For larger organisations, any funding will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis without a yearly cap but constrained by available funds.
  • Funded opportunities to attend established Australian screen industry conferences and events, are advertised by Screen Tasmania. Set funding amounts apply, as do limits on the number of places available.
  • Individuals applying to attend interstate or on-line short courses where a similar short course has not been offered in Tasmania in the past 6 months.

Companies or incorporated organisations may apply for support to hold professional development seminars or workshops in Tasmania or for specific initiatives that build skills and knowledge of Tasmanian industry professionals.

Sole traders (with ABNs) and companies may apply for support to attend business meetings, conferences and other events which will enhance their prospects of securing investment and strengthening industry networks.

For travel to Screen Tasmania-supported conferences, applications from emerging practitioners without marketplace meetings, may be funded as an initial learning experience. Such places are, however, limited and will be assessed against the criteria of: (a) demonstrated commitment to a career in the screen industry; (b) having a plan in order to maximise the networking and pitching opportunities provided by the event; and, (c) having a slate of projects in development.

We reserve the right to vary these Guidelines as necessary. In exceptional circumstances, we also reserve the right to set aside some or all of the requirements.

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