Opening Shot, a series set to appear on ABC2, is seeking proposals from documentary makers nationwide to produce half-hour films. The series will offer an insightful and entertaining look at contemporary Australian life.
Due to a high number of enquiries, the organisers have decided to widen the criteria for entry and extend the application deadline.
Applicants are now eligible if they ‘have a least one screen credit in a significant creative role’ in a film that has been shown as part of a recognised film festival. Films made at film school qualify.
Teams of director and producer are required. A writer is an optional part of the team. The director must be 35 years or under as at the closing date for applications.
In selecting applicants, there will be emphasis on the team’s ability ‘to deliver the project commercially and creatively’.
The deadline for applications has been extended to Friday 22 July 2011, at 5pm