Washington Residency

Washington Residency... the keys to Washington Street for up to three months to work on your screen venture.

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The Washington Residency provides Tasmanian screen practitioners with the opportunity to concentrate on their screen project or screen business for a period of between one and three months. This “gift of time” will allow filmmakers to work without distraction to break new ground and progress their screen venture.  The Washington residency provides a home base, resources and facilities for individuals or teams of screen practitioners.

What’s on offer:

  • Free office space at 6 Washington Street (includes electricity, water and wifi).
  • Free access to the studio/cinema, micro-cinema, common areas and WAT Film Kit (negotiated at application)
  • Free enrolment in End Game

Applications are now open for Residencies in 2018.   Applicants should nominate their preferred dates for the residency – from June, 2018 – December 2018.

Applications Open

April 19, 2018

Info session at Washington Street

5.30pm – 7pm Thursday April 26
register your attendance here

Webinar info session

6.00pm Tuesday May 1, 2018
register your attendance here

Applications due

May 10

Notification

May 24

Residency dates

June 1 – December 31

 

ELIGIBILITY

This initiative is open to all Tasmanian screen practitioners wishing to advance a project, enterprise or business that contributes to a vibrant, diverse and renewable screen culture.    

  • All applicants must be permanent residents of Tasmania who are financial WAT members.
  • Applicants applying for the Residency supported by the Screen Tasmania/Arts Tasmania – 2018 Youth Arts Program must be 25 years of age or younger in 2018.

 

Applications are due 4pm May 10, 2018 by email to info@wideangle.org.au.  You are welcome to visit Washington Street to check out the space available and discuss the terms and conditions in more detail with Wide Angle Tasmania staff.

 

IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR WASHINGTON RESIDENCY…

What do we expect?

  • A clear goal to be achieved by the end of the Residency. This may include completion of a script, editing a screen project, launch of a screen business or screen product etc.  This outcome will be shared with the Wide Angle Tasmania community at the end of the Residency (the nature of how the outcome will be shared will be negotiated with the residents).
  • All applicants must be current WAT members throughout the residency period
  • 300 word testimonial of the value of the residency within a week of completing the residency
  • A copy of any film on DVD and stills (if a screen work is produced)
  • logo credit/bio acknowledgement (as negotiated)
  • Contribution to a WAT programme during the residency (eg. Taking stills at an event, filming an interview etc. – to be negotiated at the time of offer, based on the skill set of those involved)
  • An agreement will be made with Residents that outlines the expectations of all parties

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