Director’s attachment announced for Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant

08 February, 2016 by Staff Writer



The Australian Directors Guild and Screen Australia are inviting emerging filmmakers to apply for a director’s attachment placement on Ridley Scott’s upcoming feature Alien: Covenant.

Funded by Screen Australia and managed by the ADG, the Director's Attachment scheme provides three attachments annually. 

“We are pleased to announce this attachment on this huge international film directed by one of the world’s most renowned directors Ridley Scott,” said ADG CEO Kingston Anderson. “This is a unique opportunity to work with one of the world’s best directors.”

Screen Australia’s Head of Production Sally Caplan said: "This is a wonderful scheme and the attachment to Alien: Covenant is a particularly extraordinary opportunity. Thanks to all for making this happen".

Applications can be submitted to the ADG from interested directors who have the following qualifications:

– Two short fiction drama films publicly screened OR

– One short fiction drama film which has screened at an accredited film festival (Sundance, Berlin, Venice, Cannes, Clermont-Ferrand, Busan, Rotterdam, SXSW or Telluride) OR

– Experience directing television series drama or serial drama, but must be able to convince there is a commitment to directing feature film drama in the future.

– Is a resident of Australia.

The attachment is open to all applicants from Australia. The attachment will be in Sydney from March 2016.