Early Development Fund

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This fund is for producers looking to develop early draft screenplays. Through this fund we aim to support new projects and continue to support projects already in development with us.

At a glance

  • Who can apply: Producers
  • Level of funding: Up to $25,000 per application (up to a total amount of $60 000 per project)
  • Type of funding: Loan
  • Application deadlines: Deadlines are listed below

What's Involved

 You will have either a draft script, or a treatment and screenwriting sample for your project.  Read the Development Financing Guidelines below for more information.

The process

Applications are assessed by our Development team within six weeks.   You'll be contacted once decisions are made.


Please read the Feature Film Development Financing Guidelines and download the application form below.  If you have any questions please email [email protected]