New South Wales Film and Television Office

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The NSW Film & Television Office (FTO) is the official screen agency of the New South Wales Government. Its charter says its role is:

  • to provide financial and other assistance to the film and television industry in carrying out the industry's activities in New South Wales and to disseminate information about those activities,
  • to provide financial and other assistance for persons (including directors, producers, actors, writers and technicians) whose work in the film and television industry merits encouragement,
  • to provide financial and other assistance for script and project development for film and television,
  • to contribute, financially and otherwise, to the work of film festivals and markets,
  • to assist in the promotion of public interest in film as a medium of communication and as an art form and in the development of an informed and critical film audience,
  • to provide policy and support services and advice to Government agencies on the production of films and sound recordings,
  • to advise the Minister on the operation of the film and television industry in New South Wales,
  • to undertake the production of films or sound recordings on its own behalf or for any other person, body or organisation (including any Government agency),
  • to carry out such obligations and responsibilities determined by the Minister as may be necessary for the maintenance and administration of the film catalogue vested in the Office.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]