3 May - 5 May 2023 Conference + SPA Connect Market
9 May - 10 May 2023 Global Market Online
UK Connect is a competitively curated co-production market, a part of the SPA Connect Market, designed for ten Australian and ten UK based film and television producers seeking global partners and financing opportunities. The initiative aims to accelerate global partnerships and leverage additional funding streams to create new award-winning projects for global audiences
Being a competitive market, UK Connect will provide selected Australian producers with unique advantages to progress and finance their market ready film or TV projects with UK-based production partners.
Given the exclusivity of the opportunities provided through UK Connect, competition will be fierce, SPA encourages all SPA members holding a valid SCREEN FOREVER 37 registration who are interested in participating in UK Connect to get their applications in as soon as possible.
Applicants are required to submit a project proposal for buyer consideration. The below questions and information are to be answered in no more than two (2) pages and uploaded as a word doc. Anything longer will be deemed ineligible and not considered for selection.
Pitch Document Format:
Pitch documents must be a PDF, maximum of two A4 pages with a font size minimum of 11 points.
Be sure to include:
Film or TV
Team & Talent attached (if any)
Previous Development Funding
Financing in Place (amount, percentage and sources)
The pitch for buyers: why this project
Your document will be distributed to participating UK buyers and partners prior to UK Connect.
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UK Connect is proudly supported by
SCREEN FOREVER is proudly supported by the Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland.