Film Vic funding for TEN, ABC projects

Offspring, The Wrong Girl, Ask The Doctor amongst projects to receive Film Victoria funding.

Film Victoria has announced funding for a number of screen projects, some of which have been previously announced.

It includes season seven of Offspring and season two of The Wrong Girl, both for TEN.

WTFN’s Ask The Doctor is funded for the ABC. It was also funded by Screen Australia with significant philanthropic support via Good Pitch² Australia.

Australia’s amazing and enduring marine sanctuary will be explored on the giant screen in December Media’s Great Barrier Reef 3D while the life of Australian writer, broadcaster, filmmaker and social commentator, Anne Deveson is unpacked in Paper Trails.

Victoria’s longest running animation studio Viskatoons received funding to bring their second season of Jar Dwellers SOS to life. In a further boost, Film Victoria will also provide a traineeship support package which will assist five trainees employed on the series to build their skills using the world’s best practice software.

Chocolate Liberation Front (The Adventures of Figaro Pho) will get tails wagging with their new series Larry the Wonderpug. In partnership with WTFN the show explores the real and imaginary worlds with a delightful pug Larry and his six‐year‐old owner Sasha.

The 16 screen projects (including film) share a total of over $3.2 million in funding and will generate more than $44 million for Victoria’s economy.

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