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Natalie Miller Fellowship 2023: Applications

September 22, 2023

Applications are open for the Natalie Miller Fellowship, an annual grant of up to $20,000 designed to inspire the next generation of female leaders and support established women in the Australian screen industry.

Established in 2011 to recognise the unique contributions of screen industry pioneer Natalie Miller AO, the fellowship is open to women in all sectors of the screen industry to pursue professional leadership through attachments, internships, secondments, travel and other means to reach their full leadership potential.

Since 2012, 11 fellowships have been awarded to Rachel Okine (head of scripted, ABC); Harriet Pike (chief operating officer, WildBear Entertainment); Rebecca Hammond (former post production manager and manager of strategic partnerships at Deluxe); Courtney Botfield (director of industry partnerships, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia); Sasha Close (head of programming, Brisbane International Film Festival and Gold Coast Film Festival); Kristy Matheson (festivals director, British Film Institute (BFI)); Miriam Katsambis (VP business and legal affairs APAC, Entertainment One); Anna Kaplan (producer/co-founder, Regen Studios and co-founder/co-chair, Sustainable Screens Australia); Pauline Clague (First Nations screen strategy executive, South Australian Film Corporation); Bridgette Graham (screen strategist and founder, Path to Audience); and Dr Sian Mitchell (lecturer, Deakin University and festival director, Melbourne Women in Film Festival).

Applications must be received by Friday September 22, with the recipient announced at the Australian International Movie Convention held on the Gold Coast between Tuesday October 31 – Thursday November 2.


September 22, 2023
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