Northern Territory Government

Story development eligibility

An ‘eligible screen credit’ for Seed development and Project development strands is defined as a ‘produced by’, ‘directed by’ or ‘written by’ credit on a documentary or fiction project that has:

  • selected for an eligible event OR
  • a theatrical release [on a minimum of five screens, excluding festival screens, in one major territory], OR
  • broadcast on a recognised television network or channel, OR
  • available via a major online content provider.

Note that corporate, education, training or community access programs are not acceptable credits for eligibility purposes.

Approved Australian and international festivals and awards:

  • Academy Awards® [nomination]
  • AACTA Award [winner]
  • Adelaide Film Festival
  • Annecy Animation Festival
  • Aspen Shortsfest
  • BAFTAs [nomination]
  • Berlin International Film Festival
  • BFI London Film Festival
  • Brisbane International Film Festival
  • Busan International Film Festival
  • Cannes Film Festival
  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
  • Fantastic Fest (Austin,TX)
  • Flickerfest [winner of Best Short Film or Best Animation]
  • Hot Docs
  • Human Rights Arts and Film Festival
  • International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam
  • International Emmy Award® [nomination]
  • Melbourne International Film Festival
  • Ottawa Animation Festival
  • Revelation Perth International Film Festival
  • Sheffield Doc/Fest
  • Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival
  • South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival
  • St Kilda Film Festival [winner of Best Short Film or Animation]
  • Sydney Film Festival
  • Telluride Film Festival
  • Tribeca Film Festival
  • Stuttgart Festival of Animation
  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Venice International Film Festival
Last updated: 06 Jul 2016