VicScreen

VicScreen is Victoria’s creative and economic screen development agency. Formerly known as Film Victoria, they’re based in the vibrant city of Melbourne. But you’ll find them behind the scenes, wherever the action is.
Ausfilm Member since 1999

Silver screen to live stream, and everything in-between

Film, TV, digital games, animation, visual effects, post-production. Whatever you need to bring your project to life, VicScreen can help make it happen.

Their screen industry experts are ready to assist with incentives, location galleries and scouts, script breakdowns, local budgets, end-to-end logistical advice, introductions to production partners and crew and more.

Victoria has delivered the talent, the professionals, the infrastructure and the backdrops for the hottest releases and must-watch shows. Now they’re ready to light up yours.

People to help you create the extraordinary

World-renowned talent. Global VFX and digital games studios. Award-winning picture, sound and editing facilities. Experienced crew. DOPs, line producers, costume designers, art directors, gaffers, animators, editors, sound designers, composers. You’ll see some of the world’s biggest and best films and TV shows on their IMDb profiles.

Studios a hop, skip and a jump from downtown.

The state-of-the-art, purpose-built sound stages at Docklands Studios Melbourne are ready for your project. The latest addition? A sixth sound stage that is one of the largest in the southern hemisphere. At 40,000 sq feet (3,700 sq metres), with a 240,000 gallon (900,000 litre) water pit, it really is a super stage.

Everything on your location list – tick, tick, tick!

A modern city with historic foundations. Period, contemporary and futuristic. Breath-taking natural landscapes. Beaches, deserts, mountains, forests. Suburbia. Small towns. Coastal villages. All within an hour’s drive from Melbourne. Plus, the flexibility to double for almost anywhere in the world.

Contact

Your team in Victoria

JOE BRINKMANN

Head of Incentives and Production Support
[email protected]

www.vicscreen.vic.gov.au

Incentives
Victorian Screen Incentive
Benefits

The Victorian Screen Incentive (VSI) is a competitive and simple grant to help bring your project to Victoria. Be on the ground in Melbourne or work remotely with one of Victoria’s globally renowned VFX, post-production, animation or digital  games studios.

An incentive to make Victoria your base

Projects can apply for a grant of up to 10% of Qualifying Victorian Expenditure (QVE).

VSI can be combined with VicScreen’s Regional Location Assistance Fund, as well as the Australian Screen Production incentive through the Location Offset, Location Incentive, PDV Offset, Official Co-production and Producer Offset.

Eligibility

To qualify, your project must be fully financed and have genuine marketplace interest for commercial release or distribution. VicScreen also need you to meet the following minimum spends in Victoria:

  • AU$3.5 million on physical production, or physical and post-production
  • AU$1 million on animation
  • AU$1 million on VFX
  • AU$500,000 on post-production
  • AU$500,000 on digital games
Regional Location Assistance Fund (RLAF)
Benefits

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

Prepare for a welcome like no other
The landscapes. The heritage architecture. The welcoming communities. The wide-open spaces. Regional Victoria is ready to host your production. RLAF can be combined with VicScreen’s Victorian Screen Incentive.

Eligibility

To qualify, your crew must stay in accommodation outside of Melbourne for at least five nights.

VicScreen also need you to spend a minimum of AU$100,000 of qualified regional spend in regional Victoria.

Credits
  • Shantaram
  • Clickbait
  • La Brea S1-2
  • Blacklight
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (VFX)
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (VFX)
  • Loki (VFX)
  • Space Jam 2 (VFX)
  • Eternals (VFX)
  • King Richard (VFX)