Netflix ANZ commits half a million to new Indigenous creators fund

Netflix ANZ has partnered with the Australian Film Television and Radio School on a scholarship fund for Indigenous screen creators.

Today, Netflix ANZ has announced the Netflix Indigenous Scholarship Fund, an initiative developed to elevate Indigenous voices in the screen industry. With a funding pool of $515,000, the fund covers a range of initiatives that aim ‘to identify, train, and guide a new and ongoing generation of Indigenous professionals,’ according to a statement from Netflix ANZ, including a series of scholarships which will be given out over a two-year period. 

We’re committed to elevating Indigenous creatives and voices in the Australian screen industry, and we’re providing $515,000 to the fund for a range of initiatives.

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Jini Maxwell is the Games and Digital Content Lead for Screenhub, where they write about the people and circumstances that create videogames. They also write a monthly games criticism column for The Saturday Paper, and host ACMI's Women and Non-Binary Gamers Club. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob

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