Screen NSW Early Development

Up to $50,000 is available to support the early development of NSW screen projects for both pre-draft and early draft costs.

Screen NSW Early Development


Early Development offers support for NSW screen projects for both pre-draft and early draft costs, including:

  • development of treatments, scene breakdowns and/or beat sheets
  • development of first drafts from short documents
  • developlment of mini-bibles and/or episode outlines for television or online series
  • creation of sizzle reels or promotional trailers
  • research and development of factual documents.



Funding is available for amounts up to $50,000.


Eligible Projects

Projects eligible for funding include:

  • feature films
  • adult and children’s television drama and narrative comedy including series, miniseries, web series and telemovies
  • factual and documentary television or web programs and series
  • annimation series
  • creative interactive screen entertainment.


Eligible Applicants

NSW based Key Creatives, individuals or companies can apply.

For those not based in NSW, you may apply if you:

  • provide evidence of a genuine co-production partnership with a NSW-based company or producer, or
  • have at least one NSW based Key Creative attached, or
  • can show that your project offers outstanding benefits to the NSW screen industry.



Applications open on an ongoing basis.


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