Unpacking Screen Australia funding


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Thu 10 Nov 2022

Meet the Screen Australia team and learn about how they can support the development of your screen project.

Screen Australia is the country’s national screen agency whose purpose is to support Australian screen development, production and promotion. But what does that actually mean? How is it relevant to you and your unique screen project? Come meet the Screen Australia team and find out!

Amelia Laughlan and Lee Naimo from Screen Australia will be at ACMI Fed Sq (Gandel Lab 1) to explore and explain the various funding opportunities available, how to know where your project fits and answer any questions you have. This talk will cover content being made for games and online platforms.

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This event will also be livestreamed on the ACMI YouTube channel.

Register to attend live at ACMI Fed Sq, Gandel Lab 1


Gandel Lab 1, Level 1
ACMI, Fed Square

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Amelia Laughlan

Amelia Laughlan

Games Investment Manager

Amelia is a game producer from Melbourne, Australia. After writing about tabletop games while finishing her Japanese/history degree, Amelia joined the industry in 2017 with Tin Man Games. She spent time at Nintendo Australia as a business development specialist and worked for indie studio Snowman as Project Manager. She’s worked on titles across genres and platforms, including Fighting Fantasy Classics, The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, Table of Tales, Warhammer Underworlds: Online, Skate City, Where Cards Fall, Alto’s Odyssey: The Lost City and Lucky Luna. In 2022, Amelia was appointed Games Investment Manager for Screen Australia, marking the return to video game funding for the national agency.

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Lee Naimo

Head of Online

As Screen Australia’s first Head of Online, Lee oversees production funding for emerging Australian scripted and documentary creators working online, supporting projects such as Sarah’s Channel, Content, All My Friends Are Racist, Over and Out, Glennridge Secondary College, At Home Alone Together and many more. Lee also looks after initiative like Skip Ahead with YouTube, and established the partnerships Digital Originals with SBS/NITV and Every Voice with TikTok and NZ on Air. Lee is also responsible for Screen Australia’s Games: Expansion Pack funding, which launched in early 2022 and has so far committed over $4 million to 30 Australian games.

Before joining Screen Australia, Lee was best known for his work in musical comedy trio The Axis of Awesome, who have over 150 million views online, as well as writing on Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia and co-creating Insert Coin, an online sketch comedy series about gaming with over 2 million views.

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