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Gender Matters: Screen Australia pledges $3 million to female-helmed projects

12 July 2016 4:25 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The 58 recipients of Screen Australia's Gender Matters: Brilliant Stories and Brilliant Careers.funding, designed to address.the gender the screen industry, have been unveiled..

$3 million.will be shared.among 45 female-helmed film, TV and online projects and 13 career boosting initiatives. The announcement marked the largest cohort of projects funded in a in Screen Australia's history. ..

Screen Australia started the Gender Matters program.late last year in response to the industry.s gender key creative roles..In film, women make up around 32 per cent of producers, 23 per cent of writers and 16 per cent of directors. .

Screen Australia chief operating officer Fiona Cameron said Gender Matters was unashamedly providing .express lane. access to female business ideas and stories...

.The funding boost provided by Screen Australia has been a game-changer, providing the industry with an opportunity to get behind some very commercial and creative prospects. It.s now time for action, »

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