Announcing the winners of the 2015 prize
The CMA SPARC Development Prize is designed to encourage new and/or emerging Producers to develop ‘Easter Focused’ Multi-Platform Films (ie: Television Special and Online/Digital).
The Development Prize provides: a strategic pathway, professional support and funding as well as a unique opportunity to develop engaging faith based stories for a broad Australian Audience.
Each year applicants submit proposals and ideas for consideration. This year the prize included a production budget prize to the value of $40,000 including cash and production
This year there was a significant increase in entries with high production values and a wide variety of genres and concepts.
The candidates were asked to submit production proposals surrounding the theme ‘This Thing Called Love’ that would be suitable for a specific demographic across the broadcast platform (7 network nationally) and yesHEis (online/ internationally).
The winning application came from Amy Dwight at Indimax, a Melbourne based production company. Amy will be working with Ben Whimpey (Producer) and Peter Brewer (Post Production) to produce a Television special, comprised of three short dramas.
The special will broadcast on Channel 7 on Easter Sunday, on the Australian Christian Channel and as a yesHeis online campaign.
YesHEis.com is a platform designed to equip Christians with the tools to share their faith online.