Film Victoria has announced $3m funding for 18 projects, comprising feature films, documentaries and television shows.
Amongst the TV approvals are Upper Middle Bogan, an ABC comedy project for Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope, plus House Husbands and Time of Our Lives -both previously tipped by TV Tonight,
“Assisting film and television companies through the Production Investment program and the Production Investment Attraction Fund not only helps to support employment of cast and crew on the projects, the benefits also flow on to our local post-production facilities and small businesses,” Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business Louise Asher said.
Projects receiving Production Investment funding are:
Get Ace Ch 10 (Galaxy Pop) Animation
The Lost Boys ABC3 (Matchbox Pictures) Live action
Mr & Mrs Murder Ch 10 (Fremantle Media) Comedy/Drama
Upper Middle Bogan ABC (Gristmill) Comedy
House Husbands Ch 9 (Playmaker) Drama
Time of our Lives ABC (JAHM Pictures) Drama
Anatomy (Series 4) ABC (Matchbox Pictures)
Fallout ABC (Rough Trade Pictures)
George Rrurrambu ABC (Night Sky Films)
Grey Man ABC (Abracadabra Films)
Licence to Kill ABC (DD & B Productions)
Possum Wars ABC (360 Degree Films)