South Australian Film Corporation

The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is Australia’s longest running screen agency, responsible for the growth and development of the screen industry in South Australia.
Ausfilm Member since 1999

The SAFC offers innovative funding incentives and flexible production studios within easy reach of a variety of stunning shooting locations. The SAFC is your first point of call for introductions to local co-producing partners, experienced local crew and award-winning post-production, digital and VFX facilities.

The SAFC is a one-stop-shop for producers, offering funding for development, production and post-production as well as a 10% Post, Digital and VFX (PDV) Rebate.

The SAFC also manages Adelaide Studios, a flexible production facility minutes from the CBD that has hosted major productions including Mortal Kombat, The Tourist, Firebite and Emmy award-winning series First Day.

For projects considering South Australia and the capital city Adelaide as a production destination, the SAFC offers in-house locations services and introductions to locally-based location managers.

Contact

JULIE RYAN

Production Executive
[email protected]

BETH NEATE

Head of Production & Development
[email protected]

www.safilm.com.au
+61 8 8394 2000

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Ranked the third most liveable city in the world, Adelaide offers exceptional convenience and accessibility combined with lower cost of living and production costs than any other Australian state capital, with a wide variety of locations on its doorstep – from white sandy beaches to lush forests and vineyards, pristine salt lakes, rugged mountain ranges and stunning lunar-like desert landscapes.

South Australia’s ecosystem of internationally recognised PDV studios and game developers, combined with a reputation for high-tech capability including super high-speed internet through the city-wide GigCity network, make it one of the easiest places in the world to do business in screen production.

Incentives
SCREEN PRODUCTION GRANT
Benefits
Production funding for scripted and unscripted content for any screen that generates significant economic outcomes for the South Australian screen industry.
Eligibility

For projects produced substantially in South Australia, producers receive up to 10% of South Australian production spend.

POST-PRODUCTION, DIGITAL AND VISUAL EFFECTS REBATE (SA PDV REBATE)
Benefits

A rebate equivalent to 10% of expenditure on post-production, digital and VFX work undertaken in South Australia on eligible projects, subject to available funds.

Eligibility

A minimum qualifying expenditure on qualifying tasks of AU$250,000 must be spent in South Australia on post-production digital and VFX.

VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT REBATE (SA VGD REBATE)
Benefits

A rebate equivalent to 10% of expenditure on video game development work undertaken in South Australia on eligible projects, subject to available funds.

Eligibility

A minimum qualifying expenditure on qualifying tasks of AU$250,000 must be spent in South Australia on video game development work.

Credits
  • Mortal Kombat
  • The Tourist
  • Firebite
  • First Day S1 & S2
  • I Am Mother
  • Hotel Mumbai
  • Gold
  • Animals
  • Escape From Pretoria
  • Upright