Next Step

Next Step Initiative

$25,000 _Next Step_ Initiative Now Open!! This exciting new program aims to assist 'establishing' MRC members develop and produce an engaging, entertaining short film - of up to 15 minutes in length in any genre - for international festival entry.

Next Step 2013-Applications Closed

This exciting new program aims to assist *'establishing'* MRC members develop and produce an engaging, entertaining short film - of up to 15 minutes in length in any genre - for international festival entry.

Next Step 2015 - Closed

This initiative aims to assist establishing filmmakers develop and produce an engaging, entertaining short of up to 15 minutes in length, in any genre, for international festival entry. DEADLINE: MON 10 AUG

NEXT STEP 2016

$15k project for a filmmaker with three to four funded projects behind them to make a short film (15 mins or less) aimed at a major national festival such as the Dendys or internationally such as Palm Springs or Tribeca Film Festival or a slate of suitable niche festivals. Can be for up to 5 webisodes sufficiently compelling that they're expected to attract broadcast interest. It is expected that this will take you out of the funding orbit of the MRC to the SAFC, Screen Australia or broadcasters.

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