|Jurisdiction||New South Wales|
|Parent Agency||Arts NSW|
Screen NSW is an agency of the Government of New South Wales that assists, promotes and strengthens the screen industry in that state of New South Wales, Australia. The agency aims to promote Australia’s cultural identity, encourage employment in all aspects of screen production, encourage investment in the industry, enhance the industry’s export potential, encourage innovation and enhance quality in the industry.
The agency is led by its chief executive, presently Courtney Gibson, since November 2015. The chief executive is responsible to the Executive Director of Arts NSW, who is in turn responsible to the Secretary of the Department of Justice. The agency advises the Minister for the Arts, presently the Hon. Don Harwin MLC, who is ultimately responsible to the Parliament of New South Wales.
Screen NSW was formerly known as the NSW Film & Television Office.
- supports the screen production sector to make quality projects that create jobs and grow stable businesses in the State;
- provides advice and information to improve capability in the sector and enable industry practitioners to participate in the global industry;
- funds and promotes new forms of screen content and use of technology;
- collaborates with industry to create opportunities; and
- facilitates all aspects of filming in NSW to make it the most attractive State for screen production.