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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Our Skills Development programs support Victorian key creatives and crew to develop and increase their practical skills and industry knowledge and experience, helping to build and maintain a skilled and professional screen industry workforce.  

The suite of programs also provides Victorian companies with greater potential to source local expertise and grow their businesses. 

AIDC 2024 First Peoples Creators Passes

VicScreen is offering a limited number of All Access conference passes to First Peoples who are based in Victoria to attend the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC).

AIDC is Australia's premier event for documentary, factual and unscripted screen content. The 2024 program will feature a four-day marketplace, forum and screening program. AIDC attracts a diverse mix of broadcasters, storytellers, entrepreneurs and documentary fans from Australia, the Asia-Pacific and beyond. 


A limited number of additional all-access passes have become available. Applications are being accepted from now until all remaining passes are awarded. Passes are limited, submit your application today or contact us to discuss this opportunity.

Industry Development

Our Industry Development program supports organisations and guilds to deliver activities that provide skills, capacity and capability development opportunities for a diverse and inclusive range of Victorian key creatives and crew.  

We welcome new events, workshops and training initiatives – contact Chris Barker, Manager – Industry and Skills Development, on 03 9660 3258 to discuss your proposal.

Applications can be received at any time.

View the Guidelines
Complete the Application Form
Complete the Acquittal Form
View Recent Decisions

Key Talent Production Placements

Key Talent Production Placements supports early to mid-career Victorian writers and directors to develop their skills through paid, hands-on placements on a production.

The 6 to 12-week placements are offered on local and international film, television and online projects being made in Victoria. To be eligible for a placement, you first need to successfully apply for our Key Talent Placements Register. 

You will be notified 6-8 weeks after applying if you have been placed on the register. You will then be considered for placements as they arise, based on your skills and experience as well as the production’s requirements. 

If you have any questions before you apply, contact Susannah Britt, Grants Officer, on 03 9660 3206.

This program is supported by the Community Support Fund through the Department of Treasury and Finance.

Complete the Application Form
Complete the Acquittal Form
View Recent Decisions

Key Talent Company Placements

Key Talent Company Placements support early to mid-career film, television, and games key creatives to develop their skills through paid, hands-on placements in a Victorian screen business.  

The placements are offered at established Victorian production and game development companies, generally for 6-12 months. Our primary focus is placements in roles that drive projects forward and are involved in making key decisions i.e. producer.  

If you represent a Victorian screen business that can offer a company placement, read the guidelines and our Terms of Trade and contact Susannah Britt, Grants Officer, on 03 9660 3206 to discuss your proposed opportunity.

This program is supported by the Community Support Fund through the Department of Treasury and Finance.

Complete the Acquittal Form
View Recent Decisions

Specialist Placements

Specialist Placements fast-track the skills development of mid-career Victorian crew in technical roles that are in high demand in Victoria’s screen industry. The paid, hands-on placements are offered on film, television, online, games, animation or VFX productions, or within a Victorian-based screen business. 

If you represent a production or screen business interested in offering a specialist placement, read the guidelines and our Terms of Trade before completing the application form. If you have any questions before you apply, contact Nadia Macaulay, Grants Officer, on 03 9660 3220.

If you’re a crew member interested in a placement, apply for our Specialist Placements Register by completing the application form below. Note: Writers, directors and producers – we support the skills development of these roles through our Key Talent Production Placements and Key Talent Company Placements

This program is financed with the assistance of Screen Australia and the Community Support Fund through the Department of Treasury and Finance.

View the List of Target Roles
Complete the Application Form
Complete the Acquittal Form or Mid-Stage Report

Professional Attachments

Professional Attachments support the skills development of early career Victorian crew through paid, hands-on attachments on film, television and online productions being made in Victoria. 

The 5 to 12-week attachments are an invaluable opportunity to work alongside an experienced Head of Department or crew member in departments such as camera, animation, wardrobe and production office.  

To be eligible for an attachment, you first need to successfully apply for our Professional Attachments Register. 

You will be notified 6-8 weeks after applying if you have been placed on the register. You will then be considered for attachments as they arise, based on your skills and experience and the production’s requirements. If you have any questions before you apply, contact Hanna Tai, Grants Officer, on 03 9660 3278.

Note: Writers, directors and producers – we support the skills development of these roles through our Key Talent Production Placements and Key Talent Company Placements

Applications can be received at any time.

View the Guidelines
Complete the Application Form
Complete the Acquittal Form
View Recent Decisions

WHEN YOU'RE READY TO APPLY

 

1.) Read the guidelines and our Terms of Trade.  

2.) Review the Application Form.  

3.) If you have any questions, reach out to the relevant team member below.

YOUR TEAM AT VICSCREEN

Hanna Tai (she/her)
For Professional Attachments enquiries
Nadia Macaulay (she/her)
For Specialist Placements enquiries
Susannah Britt (she/her)
For Key Talent Placement enquiries