ACT Screen Arts Fund 2018

The ACT Screen Arts Fund is part of the artsACT’s Project Funding program, and is administered by the ACT Screen Industry Association (ACTSIA) on behalf of artsACT and the ACT Government. ACTSIA also delivers Screen Canberra in partnership with the ACT Government.

A full list of the 2018 recipients of the ACT Screen Arts Fund can be found below:

Recipient Name

Grant Purpose

Hallam Drury

Production and mentoring support for the completion of a documentary, Carrying Everest.

Declan Shrubb

Assist with the script development a feature film, Imaginary Friend.

John Milner

Assist with the script development a feature film, Imaginary Friend.

Thusus Jones

Create Aurora Sound VR, an immersive, interactive music visualisation sandbox for virtual reality.

Cindy Li

Develop first draft screenplay of a feature film, The Cruellest Kiss, with support from of a script editor.

Sean Fenemore
(Savage Yeti Games)

Create Kid Witch, a 2-4 player 2D party game for the PC platform.

Lina Foti

Undertake a mentorship in scriptwriting for children’s animated TV with Writer/Producer Holly Huckins.

Simon Cunich

Mentoring support for the post-production phase of a new narrative short, The Rolling Ground.

Applications to the ACT Screen Arts Fund are peer assessed by members of the screen community with specific artform interest, knowledge and experience, as well as broad industry knowledge.

The Assessment Committee for the 2018 ACT Screen Arts Fund included:

  • John Klyza
  • Piers Douglas
  • Jarrod Farquhar-Nicol
  • artsACT Representative

Important Links and Downloads

Applications are made via the ONLINE FORM found HERE. Once you go online and you start filling out the form you can’t save it, or go back to it. Therefore, you need to have everything prepared in advance so that you can simply enter, upload and submit.

You must also complete and upload the required PROJECT BUDGET to your online application.

Applications must be submitted via the online form. No hard copies will be accepted.

The GUIDELINES outline the process, selection criteria, eligibility requirements and other helpful information.

A PDF version of the guidelines can be downloaded HERE.


If you have any questions regarding your application please contact Project Manager Victor Willis at or 6162 5173.