Department of the Legislative Assembly

Assistance to non Territory and Territory film and TV productions

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
10th Assembly


14/09/2007

265. Assistance to non Territory and Territory film and TV productions

Mr Mills to MINISTER for Arts and Museums

QUESTION
    Could the Minister provide details of all expenditure, support and assistance for non-Territory film and television productions, and a comparison with the level of support given to Territory based film and television production since 2001.

ANSWER


Answered on 29/10/2007
    The Northern Territory Film Office was established in 2003–04. Prior to that, assistance to Territory based film and television production was through the general arts grants program.

    Assistance to non-Territory based film and television production:

    2001 – 2002: Nil

    2002 – 2003: Nil

    2003 – 2004: Nil

    2004 – 2005: The Alice – television series
    Financial assistance - $330 000
    In kind – general assistance
            Ten Canoes – feature film production
    Financial assistance – Nil
    In kind – general assistance, travel and vehicles

    Rogue – feature film production
    Financial assistance – Nil
    In kind support – locations assistance

    2005 – 2006: Crocodile Dreaming – short drama
    Financial assistance - $13 000 for vehicles
    In kind – locations assistance
            Hector O’hEochagain
    Financial assistance – Nil
    In kind – locations assistance

    2006 – 2007: Australia – feature film production
    Financial assistance - $200 000
    In kind – locations, logistics
            ‘4’ Documentary – feature documentary
    Financial assistance – Nil
            In kind – locations assistance


    Northern Territory based film and television production:

    2001 – 2002: Financial assistance - $11 000 in arts grants

    2002 – 2003: Financial assistance - $2400 professional development grants for Territory film makers

    2003 – 2004: Film Grants Program - $61 000
            Us Mob – interactive children’s television series:
            Financial assistance - $5000
            In kind – provision of vehicles
                In kind assistance to industry through NT Film Office staff and operations - $250 000

    2004 – 2005: Film Grants Program - $104 000

    In kind assistance to industry through NT Film Office staff and operations - $250 000

    2005 – 2006: Film grants program - $210 000
                In kind assistance to industry through NT Film Office staff and operations - $325 000


    2006 – 2007: Film Grants program - $262 000

            Double Trouble – children’s television series
    Financial assistance - $243 000
    In kind - locations and logistics
                In kind assistance to industry through NT Film Office staff and operations - $327 000
Last updated: 04 Aug 2016