OUR PROGRAMS

 

 

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FOR ACTORS

THE HEATH LEDGER SCHOLARSHIP

The prestigious scholarship, created in the generous creative spirit of the iconic Academy Award-winning actor, will be given to an Australian actor who is pursuing a global career, or wishes to train internationally. The recipient should display an extraordinary commitment to their craft and an exceptional ability to transform their art onto the screen. The scholarship is open to actors from 18 and over.

FOR EMERGING WRITERS AND DIRECTORS

UNTAPPED

UNTAPPED 2023 applications are now open!

UNTAPPED is a breakthrough talent development program for undiscovered and historically excluded Australian screenwriters and directors.

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FOR ESTABLISHED WRITERS AND DIRECTORS

TALENT GATEWAY

Expanding upon AiF’s previous industry development programs, Mentor LA, Gateway LA and Screen Australia’s highly successful Talent LA,  our new professional development program for mid-level and established writers and directors Talent Gateway accelerate the careers of the most exciting Australian screem storytellers.

 

Working closely with our partner Screen Australia, six writers and/or directors will be selected to participate in this robust 5 month online program, which will include roundtables, masterclasses, and introductions to key US based screen decision-makers along with individualised mentorship.

FOR LEADING PRODUCERS

GLOBAL PRODUCERS EXCHANGE

Producers make things happen. They can spend years developing material, supporting their collaborators, and fighting to protect the overall vision of their projects.

This is a shout out to all the amazing Australian producers who have championed incredible Aussie talent, both in front and behind the camera, and Australian stories.

The Global Producers Exchange is a professional development program, which is being co-presented by our friends at Screen Australia

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