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Before you begin:
Curious Australia is a joint initiative between Screen Australia, SBS and NITV, Screen NSW, Film Victoria, Screenwest, Screen Tasmania, South Australian Film Corporation, Screen Queensland and Screen Territory to produce exciting and innovative documentaries for SBS and NITV platforms. This initiative aims to support practitioners from under-represented backgrounds and projects that reflect gender equity and/or the diversity of people and experiences from around Australia, all of which are important culturally, creatively and economically.
Curious Australia is targeted at emerging to mid-career creators working on lower-budget, exciting and risk-taking projects.
Applicant teams must consist of at least two key creatives from underrepresented groups. For the purposes of the Curious Australia initiative, key creative roles are defined as: Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, DOP. Other key roles will be considered if a strong case is made.
To be eligible for NITV/SBS co-productions, teams must adhere to NITV’s requirement that 2 out of 3 key creatives must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island peoples.