Asia Pacific Screen Awards sets up 2021 Jury

The project development support from the Asia Pacific Screen Academy is the most unusual program in Australia, but it offers a lot to the right applicants.

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) used an event in Hanoi to announce the 12th round of applications for its MPA – APSA Academy Film Fund. It provides US$100,000 to develop four projects across the Asia-Pacific each year.

The Vietnam moment symbolises its determination to grow beyond Brisbane to other cities in the region. Because it has been funded around Queensland sources, often through tourism, this has been happening in baby steps. 

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.