Successful applicants will be invited to participate in a script development lab.Arclight Films
has launched a development initiative, Chinalight, designed to support official Australian-Chinese co-productions.
The new initiative, which started taking submissions today (August 2), is supported by Screen Australia’s Enterprise program. It is seeking proposals from Australian talent – including writers, producers and directors – for feature film projects that can qualify as official co-productions.
Successful applicants will be invited to take part in a script development lab, where they will receive input from Chinese and Australian production partners on how to produce movies with international appeal.
Arclight managing director Gary Hamilton
said: “Chinese studios have never been more willing to engage with the West both creatively and commercially, and Australia’s entertainment industry stands to reap huge gains, spearheading a new era of storytelling for global audiences.”
Hamilton, Ying Ye
and Mark Lazarus
recently produced Sino-Australian co-production Guardians Of The Tomb
[pictured], starring Li Bingbing
, Kellan Lutz