Before you apply for funding, please read our Funding Guidelines and Funding Application Form, and browse our website to familiarise yourself with the types of projects we support. Please note that funding applications are considered each quarter - upcoming deadlines are listed here.
If you wish to apply for Development Funding, you must discuss your project with either the Head of Development and Production or the Production Assistant before submitting an application.
If you wish to apply for Production Funding via a Distribution Advance, you must arrange a face to face meeting with our Head of Development and Production before submitting an application.
You can reach us by completing an online enquiry form or contacting us by telephone or email.
Bernadette O’Mahony oversees the ACTF’s development, production and distribution activities. She has worked in the film and television industry since the 1980s, and her name is linked to a number of prominent Australian productions including The Henderson Kids, The Flying Doctors, Spotswood, The Man From Snowy River (TV series) and Crackers. Since joining the ACTF, Bernadette has worked on Crash Zone, Legacy of the Silver Shadow, the award-winning series Mortified, Lockie Leonard (Series 1 and 2), Dance Academy (Series, 1, 2 and 3) and My Place (Series 1 and 2), Worst Year of My Life, Again and Bushwhacked!
Ella Barton is the assistant to Bernadette and handles the day to day adminstrative tasks of the Production department. Ella is the first point of call for funding and script enquiries.