Queer Screen Completion Fund

Round 5 is now open!
Applications close December 13, 2019

  • Deadline for Queer Screen members December 20, 2019

The ‘Queer Screen Completion Fund’ was established to provide support to Australian LGBTIQ+ filmmakers and storytellers whose work is consistent with the vision and mission of Queer Screen. It brings much needed financial assistance to worthy LGBTIQ+ screen projects.

We appreciate that resources available to LGBTIQ+ filmmakers are highly limited and independent artists struggle to secure the funding needed to complete works and support. Therefore, submissions are accepted for feature films, documentaries and web series about LGBTIQ+ people and their communities.

Queer Screen strives to support LGBTIQ+ filmmakers through grants, awards and programs. Queer filmmakers reflect the diversity of our communities and tell stories that directly reflect our lives and struggles. It is for this reason Queer Screen will provide up to $20,000 in Completion funding for screen projects.

Application and Eligibility

Please read the guidelines to ensure eligibility (see sidebar “Find out More”). Along with an application producers must also submit the following application materials:

    1. Complete application form
    2. Full Synopsis
    3. Copies of broadcaster license/ distribution agreements/ sales deal memos if available
    4. Summary budget (1 page)
    5. Summary Production Schedule (1 page)
    6. Financial Plan
    7. Main cast and crew bios
    8. Chain of title summary (who owns rights to material)
    9. Link to a rough cut or assembly edit of your project

We do not require hard copies. All documents should be submitted electronically (pdf) to filmmakers@queerscreen.org.au with the subject title “Completion fund application – and the project name” before the closing deadline. Please review and complete all the information in the Completion Fund Application.

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Queer Screen’s Mission

“To transform and engage individuals and communities through queer storytelling on screen.” Learn More.

Round 5 is now open and closes December 13th 2019.
Queer Screen member deadline December 20th 2019.

Find out More

For the full Completion Fund Guidelines click here, for Application information, click here.

Please contact filmmakers@queerscreen.org.au with questions no later than two weeks prior to the deadline.

Projects that qualify for Completion funding are ones that have already completed the development and production (at least 80%) phase and are in post-production stage.

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