Package to Pitch

Project Name: Package to Pitch

Funding Recipient: Cinespace

Activity: An online educational program that gives culturally diverse creatives the tools to be able to access industry, developing knowledge and skills in a phase of production known as ‘packaging’, and a greater understanding of how our industry needs to view projects. The capacity and skills building program will build diverse creatives’ capacity and lead to greater representation on Australian screens.

Outcome: The program was universally lauded by participants and speakers for having connected a number of isolated creatives to industry and to each other. The cohort continue to be in touch via a closed online discussion forum. As a direct consequence of their involvement in the program, two participants received employment in a writer’s room for an upcoming show on one of the big US streaming services. Also, a new creative partnership has started between two participants who met during the program.

Annual Focus: New Voices

Country: Australia

Amount Funded: $31,280

Status: Completed

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