Call for Submissions

Call for applications (rounds) and closing dates

Rounds 1 through 69 are now closed.

Round 70 opens on 20 August 2024.

For more details on funding round dates, see the table in section 3 of the Guidelines.

Dates (when available) for funding rounds will also be notified here so always keep an eye on the website; also subscribe to MIFFindustry newsletter (see bottom of page) which carries notifications of funding rounds.

See the full Guidelines here.

Download the Holdback Form for 2024 projects here.

Download the Holdback Form for 2025 projects here.

General Guidelines

The MIFF Premiere Fund supports cinematic Australian Stories That Need Telling through a range of measures as follows:

  • scripts (or fully-developed proposals/outlines in the case of feature documentaries) in an advanced state of financing seeking mini-gap or equity investment
  • completed projects seeking distribution/marketing support, via advances;
  • fully-shot or mostly-shot projects seeking completion/enhancement funding;

Before applying, please review the Premiere Fund’s Full Regulations and eligibility criteria here.