CBR SCREEN FUND INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCED FOR ROUND ONE
17/09/2018

Screen Canberra and the ACT Government are pleased to announce three productions will
receive investment funding in the inaugural round of the CBR Screen Fund.
The CBR Screen Fund is a multi-purpose, strategic fund that will assist the local ACT screen
industry being nationally and internationally competitive, as well as attracting incoming
productions that will lift Canberra's profile around the world.
“We are very pleased with the quality of these projects, the mix of genres and formats and
a strong representation of Canberra talent. It’s a great first round of applications,” said
Monica Penders, CEO of Screen Canberra.
“The CBR Screen Fund responds to the need to build local IP and capacity in the ACT Region
with a minimum of 20% of its total funding to be allocated to ACT screen content providers.
In the fund’s first round I’m very pleased that two out of the three investment recipients are
Canberra content creators.”
Conditional letters of offer are being issued to:-
Local Projects:
Producers: Andrew Marriott and Lisa Shaunessy
Production Company: Killer Instinct the Movie
THE FURIES
Feature Film – Horror
Producer: Alice Taylor Director/Producer: Kim Beamish
Production Company: Non’D’Script
FAMILY
Feature Documentary
Incoming:
Producer: Darren Dale
Production Company: Blackfella Films and ABC
UNTITLED

6-Part TV Series – Drama
For further information contact:
Monica Penders – CEO
02 61625172
monica@screencanberra.com.au

Background
Screen Canberra’s mission is to grow the ACT screen industry and to be a significant
contributor to the economic and cultural success of the region. Governed by a professional
industry and skills-based board, Screen Canberra supports the growth of the local Screen
Industry and provides assistance to visiting productions.
For more information on Screen Canberra visit us at: www.screencanberra.com.au