Northern Territory Government

Federal Government Agencies

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Australian Film, Television and Radio School

Office for the Arts

National Film and Sound Archive

Office of Film and Literature Classification

Screen Australia

Public Broadcasters

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Independent Productions

Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) - Acquisition

Government/Industry Partnerships


State Government Agencies

Film Victoria


Screen NSW

Screen Queensland

Screen Tasmania


South Australian Film Corporation 


Arts Law Centre of Australia

Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Australian Children's Television Foundation

Australian Cinematographers Society

Australian Directors Guild

Australian Guild of Screen Composers

Australian Film Institute

Australian Screen Editors Guild

Australian Writers' Guild

Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance

Screen Producers of Australia



Inside Film


Screen Hub

Urban Cinefile

Selected Australian Film Festivals

Adelaide Film Festival (October, biennial)

Flickerfest (January)

Melbourne International Film Festival (July - August)

Revelation Perth International Film Festival (July)

Brisbane Asia-Pacific Film Festival (November)

St. Kilda Film Festival (May)

Sydney Film Festival (June)

Tropfest (February)

Useful resources from Screen Australia

Tools and insights for getting started in the industry: A range of guides, templates and forms, including I’ve got a great idea for a film, What is a synopsis, an outline, a treatment?, Suggested script layout, A-Z budget templates and more.

A-Z Budget Forms
Industry standard A-Z Budgets for feature films, documentaries, short films, animation and interactive digital media that are intended as a guide to preparing budgets in the format that is usually required by funding bodies.

Pathways & Protocols: a filmmaker's guide to working with Indigenous people, culture and concepts
A comprehensive guide for filmmakers working with Indigenous content and communities,

Pathways & Protocols: a filmmaker's guide to working with Indigenous people, culture and conceptsprovides information on the principles for protocols and implementing those protocols with film practice, what the concepts of communication, consultant and consent mean, copyright law and related legal issues, information for Indigenous communities and information for Non-Indigenous filmmakers as well as a detailed contacts directory.