"It was really important to me that if the show was going to be exploring divergent thinking and neurodiversity we have talent and creatives with that lived experience contributing behind the scenes."
A feature from 'Prima Facie' playwright Suzie Miller, a comedy/drama series from Celeste Barber, and the second season of virtual reality series 'Lustratio'n are among 31 projects that will share in more than $900,000 of development funding from Screen Australia.
Bus Stop Films has continued to expand its Accessible Film Studies Program, extending its partnership with Griffith University and Griffith Film School to include classes at the institution's Gold Coast campus.
Bus Stop Films has added new clips of production-related Auslan signs to its Inclusive Filmmaking Toolkit in order to help people in the film, TV, and commercial production industries communicate better with Deaf/hard-of-hearing people on set.
Disability-led social enterprise Bus Stop Films has appointed Deaf Aboriginal Services founder Joanna Agius, lawyer and media/tech investor Trent Blacket, and media and entertainment lawyer Fiona Stuart as board directors.
The NSW North Coast is the latest location for Bus Stop Films' Accessible Film Studies program, with the training to launch at TAFE NSW Coffs Harbour Education Campus this month.
Two participants from Bus Stop Films' employment program will get to hone their skills on Ramsay Street after being selected for the 'Neighbours' training program.