Film Victoria funds 16 games as part of $4.3 million games investment

The funding will support production and release support for game projects, as well funding the ongoing work of several established Victorian studios.
Chorus: A Musical Adventure. Image: Summerfall Studios

Film Victoria have announced their latest round of games industry support, which sees $4.3 million invested in studios and projects across the state. The lion’s share of the funding will support studios EA Firemonkeys, League of Geeks, and the Melbourne branch of SMG Studio through the Victorian Screen Incentive as they continue to develop titles, and $1.5 million is split between Production Investment Funding and Markting and Release funding for 21 titles.  

The inaugural Victorian Games Development Internship Program has also announced its first participant: The successful recipient of Film Victoria’s inaugural Victorian Games Development Internship has also been announced. Trawlwulwuy man & Lugarrah Founder, David Parkin, has been chosen to undertake an 18-month paid placement with Film Victoria and games studios, League of Geeks and Samurai Punk.

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Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob