By supporting Screenworks, you will ensure that our regional communities are able to tell stories on screen that resonate throughout Australia and around the world.
Each year, we work tirelessly to attract production to the region, provide skills development opportunities for local screen practitioners, and host screenings and discussions with leading filmmakers for our community.
Although we receive some funding from the NSW State Government and self-generate a small amount of income through membership fees and event ticket sales, Screenworks also relies on donations.
- stimulates local business by attracting production to the region,
- provides skills development for local screen practitioners, and
- hosts screenings and discussions with leading filmmakers for our community.
The money raised through this campaign will play a crucial role in helping us continue to develop our local screen industry.
Your support will make it possible for our diverse stories and regional voices to enrich local, national and international screen culture.
Northern Rivers Screenworks Inc is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ABN 87 095 440 458). Donations over $2 are tax-deductible. You can make a donation below. Thank you for your support.
Screenworks is a not-for-profit organisation that primarily provides support, leadership and vision for the regional screen industries (film, television and multimedia industries) in Australia, with a particular focus on the region in and around Northern Rivers NSW.
WHAT WE DO:
Professional and industry development
Each year, we deliver a diverse and relevant range of professional development workshops, seminars and events covering the business and creative sides of all aspects of the Australian screen industry. Demand for and attendance at our professional development programs/events continues to grow annually and remains high, which has been demonstrated by solid attendance at recent Screenworks’ events and the quality of presenters agreeing to speak at our events.
Industry connections and opportunities
Our industry development activities deliver opportunities, connections and benefits for the local screen industry. Our rigorous market-driven approach to concept/project development supports both established professionals and emerging practitioners as they develop projects and we match-make them with market partners. Our program includes pitching opportunities, incubators and mentoring opportunities with visiting and local industry professionals and market representatives.
Crew referrals and location support
We assist both local and non-local productions in the Northern Rivers region by providing location and crew referral services. We work closely with Screen NSW’s Production Attraction Unit and others to work towards increasing screen-related jobs and opportunities in the Northern Rivers.
Promotion and communications
Screenworks promotes local screen productions, projects, events, people and our unique regional industry cluster to national and international networks via our communications and marketing strategies (refer to the one-year operational plan for marketing and engagement plan). We provide regular industry updates, local news and access to national and state industry policy, funding rounds and opportunities via events, e-newsletters and website updates.
Screenworks provides a voice at regional, state, national and international levels on behalf of screen practitioners in Northern NSW and regional Australia. We act as a bridge between the regional screen industry and screen agencies’ markets and networks at all levels, and we help shape the future of the industry by keeping regional practitioners informed of trends and opportunities.