Screen Australia will support three new placements as part of its BTL: Next Step initiative, as well as six programs/projects via its Skills Development Fund, with the recipients sharing $560,000 of industry development funding.
New seasons of Helium drama 'Last King of the Cross' and ABC children's program 'Spooky Files', as well as a sequel to 2003 crime caper 'Gettin Square', have been included in the latest round of production funding from Screen Australia, which will support 11 projects with $6.9 million.
Screen Queensland has announced more support for games developers, upping the funding available through its Games Grants program to $200,000 per round.
An exploration into the deepest freshwater cave in the world and a snapshot of rugby league and women's sport in Australia are among the subjects of seven documentaries that will share in over $1.7 million of production funding from Screen Australia.
Screen NSW has selected three teams for its Short to Feature Fast-Track initiative, and separately, has named writer and director Jon Bell the recipient of the inaugural First Nations Screen Scholarship.