For Film's Sake has selected 13 filmmakers to come together for an intensive that will see them form teams and generate new projects in just five days, culminating in a public pitch at Sydney Film Festival.
For Film's Sake has expanded its rapid talent development incubator, Platform, to creatives Australia-wide. To be held in person over just four days, 10 filmmakers will form creative teams to work on new fiction projects that they'll then publicly pitch at the Sydney Film Festival Hub.
Following on from anthology film 'Here Out West', writer-director Dee Dogan is readying another project set in Western Sydney - her debut feature, the semi-autobiographical 'A Cup of Tea'.
After having two miscarriages during COVID lockdowns, writer Lou Sanz was struck by society's silence around it, and the lack of space to talk about feelings of loss. With her feature dramedy 'Laugh Club', she hopes to make others feel less alone.
Three projects from Australian filmmaking teams have been selected for the second edition of global film incubator Attagirl, which supports women and non-binary filmmakers.
Director Tanya Modini's 'Seeing Scout' has won a $25,000 grant thanks to advocacy organisation For Film's Sake and Sydney Film Festival.
Screenrights has revealed the seven projects that will share in $250,000 as part of the 2021 Cultural Fund.