Career development

Screen Territory aims to identify emerging talent and establish career pathways through internships and mentoring to encourage the next generation to remain in the Northern Territory.

  • You can apply for up to $15,000 per application.

    Eligible events:

    • an attachment to a department or crew role during the production of a screen project
    • an internship with a production company
    • a mentorship.
  • You can apply if:

    • you meet Screen Territory’s general eligibility criteria
    • you are a Northern Territory resident
    • you have the endorsement of the host production company / practitioner or mentor.
  • Your application will be assessed taking into account:

    • your track record, career progression and commitment to developing your expertise in the chosen field
    • the exceptional nature of the opportunity, and the track record and experience of the host production company / practitioner or mentor
    • the identified outcomes and their relevance to your current career stage
    • the appropriateness of the budget submitted.
  • You must submit:

    • one-line description
    • a current one-page CV
    • a personal statement detailing your background, creative and career goals, and interest in the particular role
    • a detailed plan for the attachment, internship or mentorship (agreed to by the company or mentor) which includes:
      • a timeframe or schedule
      • an outline of the type of experience and work to be undertaken, and
      • the intended professional development outcomes
    • a letter of offer or agreement from the production company or mentor confirming the opportunity and the level of involvement you will have with the company's activities
    • a detailed budget including Screen Territory's contribution
    • a current one-page CV for the mentor, or the company or individual offering the attachment or internship.

You can apply for career development funding throughout the year.

Applications close on 2 May 2022.