Spark Film Initiative
The SPARK 2019 short film initiative is a program designed and supported by the Darwin International Film Festival and Screen Territory to foster the skills emerging filmmakers by providing $10,000 worth of production funding for up to 4 short films no longer than 10 minutes in duration.
The completed films will be screened at a special event during the 2019 Darwin International Film Festival which will be open to the general public.
Submissions deadline: 16 June.
Complete guidelines and submissions on Filmfreeway.
The SPARK initiative will award the following prizes:
- An Associate Membership to Screen Producers Australia, valid for a year, inclusive of an attendance pass to the SPA Screen Forever 2019 conference in Melbourne.
- An Associate Membership to the Australian Cinematographers Society, valid for a year.
- An Associate Membership to the Australian Director’s Guild and participation in a 2-day Directing Masterclass with a prominent Australian director.
- Use of Post-Production Editing courtesy of Alice Springs-based CAAMA.
Principal Government Partner