Film Vic juggles present opportunities and future mysteries

Behind the recent Film Victoria $33.8M incentive announcements is a genteel rethink of the whole organisation. Double the games support, ecosystem thinking, and a low budget feature strand are in play.

Like other other states, Film Victoria has announced a significant government commitment of additional finance as we reported two weeks ago.

Film Victoria has been allocated $33.8 million in a record investment, with $19.2 million to attract interstate and international productions, even though the Docklands studios are booked and the builders are in to add another sound stage.

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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.