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 β€˜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. 

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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