In terms of films, Fred Schepisi’s The Eye of the Storm - which began production without financial support from Screen Australia – is one of the beneficiaries.
Shortland’s co-production Lore will be produced by Liz Watts, Karsten Stöter, Benny Drechsel, Paul Welsh and Gabriele Kranzelbinder and set in 1945 Germany.
The third feature to receive support is Kieran Darcy-Smith’s debut Say Nothing, written in conjuction with Felicity Price and produced by Angie Felder.
TV series The Slap, Cleo and Blood Brother, as well as series two of Spirited. also received financial support.
The agency estimates that these projects will generate production worth $72m.
The projects are:
The Eye Of The Storm
Paper Bark Films Eos Pty Ltd
Executive Producers Jonathan Shteinman,