The AFC is offering travel grants for producers travelling to two upcoming international markets:
Hong Kong FILMART, 20-23 March 2007 and
MIPTV featuring MILIA and MIPDOC, 16-20 April 2007
Grants available are Type B for market-experienced producers and Type C for producers developing market experience. To be eligible to apply, producers must have previous producer credits and at least one feature film in development at a market-ready stage. Producers applying for a travel grant to MIPTV or MILIA can apply for up to $5000 towards their travel expenses, and $3000 if they are applying for a travel grant to Hong Kong FILMART.
Producers looking to attend MILIA specifically with digital, interactive cross-platform content can apply for the Type E travel grant. Type E travel grant details can be found under AFC Funding - Travel Grants - Type E.
More information about Hong Kong FILMART and MIPTV featuring MILIA and MIPDOC can be found under Marketing Your Film - International Festival Profiles.
The Australian Film Commission will host a stand at both events, which attending Australians can utilise.
The travel grant application form and guidelines are available to download from AFC Funding - Travel Grants.
The deadline for applications for both markets is: Thursday 1 February 2007.
Applicants should contact Jain Moralee, Information Officer, AFC Marketing Branch on 02 9321 6435 or toll free 1800 226 615 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss their application.
Note: this industry alert was updated on 17 January 2007