VicScreen has invested in digital games for more than 25 years, backing Victorian developers in their ambition to push boundaries and create some of Australia’s most exciting and well-known games.
Our suite of games programs supports projects, businesses and talent to grow their capability and capacity, build sustainable and globally competitive businesses, secure investment, and contribute to Australian culture and storytelling.
The Victorian Screen Incentive attracts projects or packages of work to be made at Victoria’s world-class games studios. We offer incentives of up to 10% of Qualifying Victorian Expenditure to projects that spend at least A$500,000 on games production in Victoria.
Originate Games supports the development of original early-stage concepts from Victorian game developers, with a focus on new voices and new projects.
By supporting projects in their critical early stages, Originate Games builds new Victorian original IP by giving developers the space to iterate on new ideas through creative experimentation, prototyping, industry mentoring, and early audience feedback.
Applications are now open and close 15 March.
The Victorian Production Fund – Games supports Victorian digital games companies and Victorian key creatives to develop and release high-quality, diverse and engaging digital games.
The program funds the Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production phases of game development for PC, consoles, mobile, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) or extended reality (XR).
Up to $300,000 per stage and up to $500,000 per project is available to be cash-flowed into projects, with the equity remaining with the company or individual.
Applications can be received at any time.
Please note: Games Release has been folded into the Victorian Production Fund – Games.
Fast-track your career in games, from hands-on placements to collaborative internships.
1.) Read the guidelines and our Terms of Trade.
2.) Review the Application Form.
3.) Whether you’re a first-time applicant or an experienced developer, contact our team to discuss your project.