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Funding & Support

INCENTIVES

Breathtaking natural landscapes that can double for almost anywhere. World-class sound stages, crew and production infrastructure. Leading-edge post-production, visual effects, animation and games studios. All within minutes of the city. 

Victoria’s delivered the talent, the professionals, and the backdrops for the world’s most electrifying screen projects and experiences. Now we’re ready to light up yours. 

Victorian Screen Incentives (VSI)

PHYSICAL PRODUCTION

World-renowned talent, experienced crews, and top production facilities. When it comes to production, Victoria sets the perfect stage. 

Available Incentives

Film in Victoria, and you can apply for a grant of up to 10% of your project’s Qualifying Victorian Expenditure (QVE). 

Qualification Criteria

To qualify, spend a minimum of AU$3.5 million on physical production, or physical and post-production, in Victoria – an extra incentive to make our state your stage. 

POST-PRODUCTION

When you’re ready for your project to take its final shape, Victoria’s internationally renowned picture, sound and editing facilities are staffed with top talent and fully equipped to help.

Available Incentives

Work with Victorian post-production talent and facilities, and you can apply for a grant of up to 10% of your project’s Qualifying Victorian Expenditure (QVE). 

Qualification Criteria

To qualify, spend at least AU$500,000 on post-production (including VFX) in Victoria. Or AU$1 million on straight-up VFX. Talented professionals are ready to help realise your vision. 

VISUAL EFFECTS (VFX)

Victorian Visual Effects (VFX) studios are lighting up the action, from innovative web series to the world’s biggest blockbusters. 

Available Incentives

Work with Victorian VFX studios, including powerhouses Method Studios and Luma Pictures, and you can apply for a grant of up to 10% your project’s Qualifying Victorian Expenditure (QVE). 

Qualification Criteria

To qualify, spend AU$1 million on VFX alone, or AU$500,000 when incorporated alongside significant post-production services in Victoria. You’ll find the talent and facilities to help you actualise the extraordinary. 

ANIMATION

Whether for the big screen, phone screen, TV or digital games, Victorian animation studios are breathing life into illustrated worlds. 

Available Incentives

Work with Victorian animation studios, and you can apply for a grant of up to 10% of your project’s Qualifying Victorian Expenditure (QVE). 

Qualification Criteria

To qualify, spend a minimum of AU$1 million on animation production for your project in Victoria.  

DIGITAL GAMES

As home to more than half of Australia’s digital games studios, Victoria is fast becoming a global games powerhouse. 

Available Incentives

Work with Victorian games studios, and you can apply for a grant of up to 10% of your project’s Qualifying Victorian Expenditure (QVE). 

Qualification Criteria

To qualify, spend a minimum of AU$500,000 on digital games development in Victoria. Press play on your project in a globally recognised games epicentre. 

Victorian Screen Incentive (VSI)

Calling all producers, studio execs and production company heads: VSI grants are state-based incentives to help you hit go on your screen project in Victoria. 

 

Backing the projects that have the global industry talking. 

Whether it’s film, TV, games, animation, visual effects or post-production, talk to us about our incentives.  

→ Grants can be combined with Federal Offsets and Incentives

→ Grants are paid upon project completion. 

 

Talk to VicScreen to find out more.

View the Guidelines
Complete the Application Form
Complete the Acquittal Form

Regional Location Assistance Fund (RLAF)

Take your show on the road, or off the beaten path, with a Regional Location Assistance Fund grant. 

 

Prepare for a Regional Victorian welcome like no other. 

The landscapes. The heritage architecture. The wide-open spaces. Extras from the local community. Regional Victoria has everything you’re looking for and the infrastructure and screen professionals to boot. 

→ Apply any time. 

→ Applications assessed in 4–6 weeks. 

 

Talk to VicScreen to find out more.

View the Guidelines
Complete the Application Form
Complete the Acquittal Form

Indian Cinema Attraction Fund (ICAF)

Activate your large-scale Indian screen project in Victoria, Australia, with an Indian Cinema Attraction Fund grant. 

 

International collaboration and cultural fusion await. 

Subcontinental stories. Victorian surrounds. Bring your Indian production to multicultural Victoria, and enjoy all our spectacular region has to offer. 

→ Collaborate with local professionals in the international language of screen. 

→ Promote skills development and job opportunities; connect screen communities across continents.

 

Talk to VicScreen to find out more.

View the Guidelines
Complete the Application Form

WHEN YOU'RE READY TO APPLY

 

1.) Read the guidelines.  

2.) Review the Application Form.  

3.) Reach out to the team below to discuss your project or ask any questions.

YOUR TEAM AT VICSCREEN

Joe Brinkmann (he/him)
Manager - Production Attraction and Support
Heather Scott (she/her)
Production Attraction and Events Coordinator
Connie Boyce (she/her)
Program Services Officer