"Melbourne offers a lot for any film maker that’s looking to try to get as much production value as possible. What people really need to do is go there, and look for themselves. … If they take the time to go there and look, they are going to find the value."
Executive Producer, Ghost Rider
"Whether you come to Melbourne to shoot on location or studio, it's an incredibly friendly city for film crews."
Guillermo del Toro
Writer/ Producer, Don't be Afraid of the Dark
Team up with some of Melbourne's award winning creative talent and you may be eligible for the Australian Government’s Producer Offset of up to 40% for feature films or up to 20% for television and other formats.
Check out our MORE IN MELBOURNE website to discover what Melbourne,
Australia can offer you.
And visit eMate, our new online database showcasing local writers, directors and producers. Register to browse the many profiles to find the
perfect partner for your next project!
Australia has co-production treaties with the governments of Canada, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, the UK and most recently Singapore and China. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with France and New Zealand is also in place.
A film or television program approved as an official co-production is regarded as a national production of each of the co-producing countries and may therefore apply for investment from both us and Screen Australia.
Read more about our incentives.
While official co-productions automatically qualify for funding and incentives, unofficial co-productions or production partnerships may be able to access the same incentives if they demonstrate significant Australian content.
Screen Australia considers the following when assessing Significant Australian Content:
To find out how a joint venture could mean access to a wide range of financial incentives, or if you would like us to facilitate a creative partnership with our internationally recognised local talent, please email us.