Screen Oz offers Cannes market grants
[press release from Screen Australia]
Screen Australia is offering travel grants for producers travelling to the Cannes Film Market, 13 – 22 May 2009.
More information on the Cannes Film Market can be found on the Screen Australia website: www.screenaustralia.gov.au/markets
The Official Cannes Film Market website is: www.marchedufilm.com
Deadline for applications is Tuesday 3 March 2009.
Grants available are Type B for market-experienced producers and Type C for producers developing market experience.
To be eligible to apply for a Type B grant, applicants must have previous producer credits and a current project or slate of projects in the final stages of financing. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate that they have at least one project they are taking to the market that has secured more than 80 per cent of its budget.
To be eligible for a Type C grant, applicants must have previous producer credits and at least one project in development ready to pitch.
Producers can apply for up to $6,000 towards their travel expenses.
An early bird rate of €286 for the Marche du Film and €317 for the Producers Network is available to participants if they register before 2 March 2009.