• What is Impact Australia?

      What is Impact Australia? Impact Australia is the first internationally-held Impact program. The inaugural program launched in July 2020 in partnership with ScreenAustralia, Gentle Giant Media Group, Film Victoria, and other Australian federal and state government agencies and saw 14 of the be...

  • Impact Australia - Legal and Eligibility

    What requirements do I need to meet to apply? To apply to Impact Australia you must be: 18 years or older Any Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia who is currently living in Australia and able to prove their previous 6 months of residency there Able to relocate to Melbourne for...

  • Impact Australia - Application Basics

    When do applications open? Applications for Impact Australia are open now. The application window will close on 27 June 2021 at 11:59pm AEST   Can I apply as a team? Yes, we encourage creative teams to apply together. The application has room for the contact information for two writers, and you c...

  • Impact Australia - The Writing Sample, 30-Second Video, & Produced Work

      How should I pick a writing sample? You should use your best judgment and upload the completed original screenplay or teleplay that best represents your ability to execute the idea you are submitting, or a play, short story, or novel that best conveys your voice if you have not yet writt...

  • Impact Australia - Applying as a Writing Team

    Can we apply as a writing team? Yes, we encourage writing teams (of no more than two persons per team) to apply together. Please note, however, you cannot apply as both a team and an individual, nor as a member of multiple teams. You can only have your name on one submitted application. D...

  • Impact Australia - Submitting and Next Steps

      The deadline listed on the application portal is a different time than I see above. Why? The application portal has simply adjusted the deadline to be shown in your timezone. For example, if the application closes on November 1st at 11:59pm PT and you are on the east coast of the United ...